Auckland to Hawke’s Bay (8 Days)
This tour visits a selection of our best golf courses and we recommend that the itinerary runs over 8 days. Beginning in Auckland you will travel to Hawke’s Bay via Rotorua and Taupo. On the second day of the tour there is an option to take a day trip by helicopter or plane to Kauri Cliffs, alternatively you will play the MacKenzie designed course at Titirangi. We offer three levels of accommodation, the most luxurious includes Huka Lodge and The Farm at Cape Kidnappers. An Air New Zealand flight between Hawke’s Bay and Auckland is also included in the package. We have also recommended several non-golf activity options on this itinerary.
Auckland to Bay of Islands (8 Days)
Beginning and ending in Auckland this tour travels to the Bay of Islands where guests can encounter giant Kauri Trees, stunning beaches and magnificent coastal golf courses. Kauri Cliffs and Carrington are the golfing highlights and non golfing activities can include fishing, cruising around the Bay of Islands, Cape Rienga and the sights of Auckland and Waiheke Island.
Christchurch to Queenstown (8 Days)
Beginning in Christchurch and ending in Queenstown this tour of the South Island combines stunning scenery with fantastic golf. This golf tour provides the opportunity to play the very best South Island golf courses including Clearwater, Terrace Downs, Jack’s Point and The Hills. Accommodation options range from the opulent luxury lodges (Otahuna, Matakauri and Blanket Bay), golf resorts (Clearwater and Millbrook Resort) or apartment accommodation (Quest Christchurch and Peppers Beacon). The listed package is eight days in duration but please note that packages can be customised over six to twelve days.
Auckland (8 Days)
Introducing Auckland for your next golf tour! This package is a perfect example of the options available in the “City of Sails”. This tour includes golf at four of our best courses as well as dining recommendations and bookings at our finest restaurants. Your accommodation can be at a selection of our conveniently located four and five star hotels and you have the option of self drive or having your transport needs taken care of by the team at Playing Around NZ. The week is broken up with a leisure day where we recommend a trip to the jewel in Auckland’s crown – Waiheke Island.
Queenstown (8 days)
Make Queenstown the destination of your next golf trip. The Adventure Capital is home to world class golf courses with magnificent views of crystal clear lakes and snow topped mountains. Choose your golf from the courses at Arrowtown, Millbrook, Jack’s Point, Kelvin Heights and The Hills. Stay in hotel, apartment, resort accommodation or one of the magnificent luxury lodges. You will have the choice of your own self-drive vehicle or the services of a local driver, you might even consider a scenic transfer by helicopter! We have designed the perfect 8 day package, alternatively we can supply a customised package to suit you, along with dozens of activity options for the non-golfers.
Auckland – Rotorua – Queenstown (9 Days)
Beginning in Auckland and ending in Queenstown this tour covers three of New Zealand’s most popular regions over 9 days. This tour offers some of our best sightseeing and activities as well as great golf. If you have limited time but want to see iconic New Zealand, this is the tour for you!
Best of the North Island Golf Tour (12 Days)
Play the very best golf courses on the North Island over twelve days. Beginning in Auckland and ending in Hawke’s Bay, the “Best of the North Island” tour is a golfers dream. Six of our best golf courses are offered in the package including Kauri Cliffs, Wairakei, Kinloch and Cape Kidnappers.
Auckland to Wellington (13 Days)
This tour runs between Auckland and Wellington. A relaxed itinerary offers three nights in each of four regions, Auckland, Taupo, Hawke’s Bay and our capital city, Wellington. You will visit some of our best golf courses including Royal Wellington, Paraparaumu and Cape Kidnappers. There are several activity options including river fishing, Maori culture and tours of the Hawke’s Bay wineries.
North Island (15 Days)
Spend two weeks on the North Island of New Zealand playing some of the finest golf courses in the world! This itinerary covers the length of the North Island offering the diversity of the sub tropical far north, the geothermal wonders of the central plateau and the “Coolest Little Capital in the World” – Wellington! There are nine golf courses that we recommend on this trip along with numerous non-golfing activity options.
Best of New Zealand (15 Days)
This itinerary is one of our most popular and offers golfers the opportunity to play the top six courses in New Zealand over fifteen days. Nine days of touring the North Island is followed by six days in beautiful Queenstown. Activity and sightseeing options are diverse and plentiful, ranging from the black sandy beaches of West Auckland, the Maori culture in the Bay of Islands, the geothermal activity around Rotorua and Taupo, the wineries of Hawke’s Bay and the amazing scenery of the lower South Island. Whilst in Queenstown we recommend a visit to either Milford or Doubtful Sound.
Complete New Zealand (22 Days)
This package provides a comprehensive New Zealand sightseeing and golf experience. Beginning in Auckland and ending in Christchurch this tour covers eleven of the best golf courses in New Zealand over twenty two days. For those that have time, this really is a holiday of a lifetime!