New Zealand Deluxe

New Zealand Deluxe
North & South Islands

13 Nights | 7 Rounds | Travel October - March

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Day 1/2

This evening depart the United States. You will travel over the International Date Line and arrive in New Zealand two days after your departure.

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Day 3

On arrival at Auckland Airport you will be met by PerryGolf personnel who will assist you with your luggage and transfer to your connecting flight to Christchurch.

Sightseeing Suggestion – Christchurch City Sights: Four outstanding things to do in Christchurch in one day. First the International Antarctic Centre, experience the Antarctic first hand. Take a ride on the Christchurch Tram which weaves through the Central City. Visit the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve and finish up at the Christchurch Gondola, where after a cable car ride to the summit, be treated to breathtaking 360 degree views of Christchurch.

Click here to view some of the many sightseeing options in Christchurch.

Overnight: Peppers Clearwater Resort – including breakfast

Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch, New Zealand
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Day 4

Today play Clearwater (tbc). The Clearwater layout has an abundance of natural waterways and spring-fed lakes, with players never far from a challenge. This course plays host annually to the New Zealand PGA Championship. Designed in consultation with New Zealand's golfing legend Sir Bob Charles, Clearwater is quickly becoming the 'must play' course in the country.

Sightseeing Suggestion: Spend a day exploring the charming village of Akaroa, a former French settlement located on the Banks Peninsula. Join a cruise on Akaroa Harbour, spotting dolphins and seals then simply relax and explore the shops and cafes of this quaint township.

Click here to view some of the many sightseeing options in Christchurch.

Overnight: Peppers Clearwater Resort – including breakfast

Clearwater Golf Club, New Zealand
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Day 5

Today play Christchurch. This is the 2nd oldest club in New Zealand and has stood the test of time exceptionally well. A links type course with immaculate greens it has in the old traditions a great mix of long holes and exciting, delicate short ones. (P.J. Boatwright of the U.S.G.A. stated in 1990 that it could host the U.S. Open Championship).

Sightseeing Suggestion: Garden Tour. Discover the natural beauty of Christchurch on this wonderful sightseeing tour. Visit two public and 2 private gardens that few overseas guests see and get close to nature. You will experience some of the most stunning gardens which will show you why this New Zealand city is known as 'The Garden City'.

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Overnight: Peppers Clearwater Resort – including breakfast

Christchurch Golf Club, New Zealand
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Day 6

Today fly to Queenstown Airport.

Sightseeing Suggestion: Queenstown. Treasured for its magnificent scenery, adventure opportunities and luxury lifestyle. Long summer days blonde the tussocks, throwing the hills open to mountain bikers and hikers. The brilliant reds and golds of autumn colour the trees, inspiring photographers and golfers alike. In winter, snow transforms the region into a remarkable alpine playground for skiers and snowboarders. Spring brings the spark of fresh green to the landscape, a time to celebrate life with a cruise on the lake or an invigorating bungy jump. In any season, you can count on stylish accommodation, designer shopping and marvellous cuisine experiences. Queenstown's compact downtown area is a cosmopolitan hub that's relaxed during the day and huge fun at night.

Click here to view some of the many sightseeing options in Queenstown.

Overnight: Hotel St. Moritz – including breakfast

Hotel St. Moritz Queenstown, New Zealand
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Day 7

Today play The Hills. Opened in 2007, it is set over 101 hectares (250 acres) of former deer farm on the outskirts of Arrowtown in Central Otago. The Mill race winds its way through the property and feeds the ten lakes and various ponds and waterways on the golf course. Trees, both native and exotic, are a feature of the course.  The Hills Course is a private members clubs which will on occasion allow outside visitor play.  Host venue to the New Zealand Open in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2014 and 2016.

Sightseeing Suggestion: Milford Sound. Today fly from Queenstown through the majestic Southern Alps and land at Milford Sound in the Fiordland National Park. The luncheon, launch cruise on the Sound is breathtaking. See Mitre Peak, waterfalls, sheer cliffs, dolphins, seals and much more. Return by plane to Queenstown.

Click here to view some of the many sightseeing options in Queenstown.

Overnight: Hotel St. Moritz – including breakfast

The Hills Golf Course, Queenstown, New Zealand - Photo by Gary Lisbon
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Day 8

Today play Jack’s Point. The course is bounded by the Remarkables mountain range and Lake Wakatipu. It traverses through wetland to the lake edge encountering steep bluffs, indigenous vegetation and wildlife. It is designed to work with nature, not against it. Fairways are designed with minimal excavation and careful plantings to complement the natural environment, but also to give the golfer a fighting chance.

Sightseeing Suggestion: Jet Boating. An abundance of activities in Queenstown include an exhilarating trip on the Shotover and Kawarau Rivers by Jetboat. Nothing will have you prepared for this excitement and thrill as you jet up beautiful rivers and experience awesome scenery.

Click here to view some of the many sightseeing options in Queenstown.

Overnight: Hotel St. Moritz – including breakfast

Jack's Point, New Zealand by Gary Lisbon
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Day 9

Today fly to Napier.

Sightseeing Suggestion: Art Deco Tour. Napier is known as the Art Deco City. Walking tours, most conducted by the Art Deco Trust, operate daily and leave from the Marine Parade and proceed through Napier's Art Deco Quarter and a stylish retail shop. Delight in the decorative and colourfulbuildings - Napier is famous for its Jazz age architecture.

Sightseeing Suggestion: Gannet Colony.  Cape Kidnappers is the largest and most accessible mainland Gannet Colony in the world. You will se these amazing birds nesting, preening, flying and performing the fascinating recognition ritual Dance of the Gannets. Travel in air-conditioned 4wd vehicles over the hill country of Cape Kidnappers Station. Stretch your legs at the brink of a cliff 100 metres above the beach and view the Hawke's Bay out to the Mahia Peninsula. No walking is required.

Click here to view some of the many sightseeing options in Napier.

Overnight: The Farm at Cape Kidnappers: Deluxe Suite - including Dinner and breakfast

The Farm at Cape Kidnappers
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Day 10

Today play Cape Kidnappers. Renowned architect Tom Doak's first project outside of the U.S.A., Cape Kidnappers is perched on fingers of land nearly 500 feet above Hawke Bay, this vertigo inducing course, creased by ravines and patrolled by gannets, belongs more to heaven than earth. It is seaside golf at its finest, you'll hit heroic shots over the tops of tea trees, and play cautiously along the edges of deep ravines, every hole has a view of the Bay. Enjoy your game and enjoy the setting. You will never play golf somewhere like this again.

Sightseeing Suggestion: Wine Enthusiasts Tour.  Travel the Western Plains Wine Route and the East to the Havelock North wineries. Hawke's Bay produces some of New Zealand's best red and white wines and is probably most noted for its Merlot and Cabernet Savignon.

Click here to view some of the many sightseeing options in Napier.

Overnight: The Farm at Cape Kidnappers: Deluxe Suite - including Dinner and breakfast

 Cape Kidnappers Golf Course, New Zealand by Gary Lisbon
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Day 11

Today journey to Taupo.

Sightseeing Suggestion: Taupo. This beautiful resort and holiday base enjoys a scenic location on the shores of Lake Taupo, at the centre of the North Island. The town sits on a thermal belt, and visitors can see areas of boiling mud, steam and geysers north of the town at Wairakei Park andOrakei Korako. Thermal activity first attracted visitors during the 1880s, but today the town lures anglers from throughout the world with a plentiful supply of rainbow and brown trout. Lake Taupois popular for swimming, boating, waterskiing, jetskiing, kayaking, rowing and scenic cruises, whilethrillseekers can enjoy bungy jumping, tandem skydiving, jetboating and whitewater rafting. The spectacular Huka Falls and the Aratiatia Rapids lie to the north of the town, while to the south are the imposing mountains of the volcanic plateau and the skifields of Mount Ruapehu.

Click here to view some of the many sightseeing options in Taupo.

Overnight: Huka Lodge: Lodge Room - including dinner and breakfast

Huka Lodge, New Zealand
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Day 12

Today play Wairakei International. The best inland course in the country, it has been rated by Golf Digest in the top 100 in the world. It provides everything one could wish for in a golf course. The signature hole is the 615 par par 5 14th, aptly named 'The Rogue', a very demanding hole.

Sightseeing Suggestion: Today you will have the opportunity to go fishing on Lake Taupo. Enjoy time out on this beautiful lake aboard a luxury launch. Dine on your freshly caught trout barbecued to perfection on board by your skipper. An unforgettable experience and dinner.

Click here to view some of the many sightseeing options in Taupo.

Overnight: Huka Lodge: Lodge Room - including dinner and breakfast

Wairakei International Golf Course, New Zealand by Gary Lisbon
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Day 13

Today fly to Kerikeri.

Sightseeing Suggestion:  Bay of Islands.  The region was the finest maritime park in New Zealand with the 144 islands and secluded bays. The Bay has an abundance of marine life, including the big marlin, whales, penguins, dolphins, gannets and many other species.The maritime and historic park is the original cradle of European civilization and has fine examples of Maori culture. The Bay with its pristine natural environment is the gathering place in the South Pacific for overseas sailing yachts on world cruises, international sport fishermen, golfers and marine enthusiasts.

Sightseeing Suggestion: Reinga / 90 Mile Beach.  Fully air-conditioned coach trip north to the 'Tip' of New Zealand, travel the beach one way. Visit Puketi Kauri Forest and view 1,000 year old Kauri trees. Dig for shellfish or wade in the surf on 90 mile beach. Capture the beauty of Cape Reinga where the Pacific Ocean meets the Tasman Sea. Slide down giant sand dunes on our toboggans. Various seaside towns (Mangonui etc) enroute.

Click here to view some of the many sightseeing options in the Bay of Islands.

Overnight: Kauri Cliffs Lodge: Deluxe Suite - including dinner and breakfast

The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, New Zealand
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Day 14

Golf today at Kauri Cliffs. Designed by David Harman this world class course also offers unparalleled spectacular ocean views. Situated high above the ocean, 15 of the holes look out on the Pacific Ocean. Immaculately presented, it is a fantastic experience to play and the memories will last forever. Rated number 5 worldwide by David Seanor of Golfweek.

Sightseeing Suggestion: Waitangi Treaty Grounds.  Gifted to the nation by Lord & Lady Bledisloe, the Waitangi Treaty grounds is a unique and fascinating insight into New Zealand's historic past. Visit the Treaty House, fully carved Maori Meeting House, Maori war canoe, the award winning sound and light display in the meeting house and the magnificent park like grounds where the Treaty was signed in 1840.

Click here to view some of the many sightseeing options in the Bay of Islands.

Overnight: Kauri Cliffs Lodge: Deluxe Suite - including dinner and breakfast

Kauri Cliffs Golf Course, New Zealand by Gary Lisbon
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Day 15

Sightseeing Suggestion: Board Dolphin Seeker. Experience a fantastic feeling of seeing dolphins in the wild while cruising the beautiful Bay of Islands. Different types of whales may be seen on your way to the famous Hole in the Rock and Cathedral Cove. Your captain provides an informative commentary on the history of the Bay of Islands and the marine life. You may spend some time at historic Russell upon your return.

Click here to view some of the many sightseeing options in the Bay of Islands.

Overnight: Kauri Cliffs Lodge: Deluxe Suite - including dinner and breakfast

Bay of Islands, New Zealand – Sightseeing – Board Dolphin Seeker
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Day 16

Depart New Zealand from the Auckland Airport. You will cross the International Date Line and arrive in the US on the same date as departing New Zealand.

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  • Accommodation in hotels listed with room category and dining basis as detailed in the schedule.
  • Green fees for rounds of golf as listed in schedule.
  • Ground transportation throughout as detailed below.
  • Assistance of PerryGolf's local office at your destination.
  • Travel pack with useful information on areas visited in your tour.
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National Car Rental: VW Transporter. Includes Unlimited Mileage, Damage Liability Waiver and Risk Reduction Cover, thus no excess applicable should your vehicle sustain damage or loss.

 

 

 

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HUKA LODGE
This exclusive property has been consistently chosen as one of the top retreats in the world. It offers a location of great natural beauty and luxurious hospitality, excellent cuisine and 17 acres of perfect peace and quiet. The main lodge has an understated elegance and is a welcoming haven in the evening. Gather with fellow guests in the candlelit dining room for a truly memorable experience. The standard of Huka Lodge's cuisine outstanding and showcases the very best of New Zealand's food and wine. Just 20 guest suites are tucked along the banks of the Waikato river, upstream from the mighty Huka Falls in Taupo, the centre of the North Island. This area offers superb recreational pursuits amongst truly unspoiled scenery. Golf is a favourite activity with guests, the lodge being located nearby to Wairakei International Golf Course. While at Huka Lodge you will experience the comfort, personal attention, atmosphere and ambience that its reputation is based on. However long you stay, you will take away memories of a very special time spent in a very special place.
Rates are inclusive of pre-dinner drinks and gourmet dinner.

Huka Lodge, New Zealand
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KAURI CLIFFS LODGE
The lodge and course at Kauri Cliffs are situated on the truly spectacular Pacific Ocean coast, a little north of the Bay of Islands. Kauri cliffs opened in February 2001. The main building boasts a large dining room, lounge, card room and tiger room named after the resort owner's affectionate moniker. All rooms in the main building have open fireplaces, and elegant furnishings, featuring English, Italian and Spanish antiques. All the artwork has originated in New Zealand. Adjacent to the main building is the accommodation. Sixteen rooms feature in eight separate cottages looking from the edge of native New Zealand forest, across the golf course to the Pacific Ocean and coastal islands. Each room has a private veranda, large lounge and bathroom, TV, open fireplace ad full his and hers walk-in wardrobe. Facilities at Kauri Cliffs include golf, a spa, heated pool, hunting, kayaking, a gymnasium, business centre, two tennis courts, various nature trails and three easily accessible private beaches. Dining at Kauri Cliffs is a la carte and there are several dining areas away from the main dining room. Rates are inclusive of pre-dinner drinks and gourmet dinner and gentlemen are required to wear jackets for dinner.

The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, New Zealand
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THE FARM AT CAPE KIDNAPPERS
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers opened in 2007 and is a true five star experience. Cape Kidnappers is set on a 6,000 acre sheep and cattle farm which emcompasses land reminiscent fo Montana but plunges 800 ft straight into the sea. Located on the North Island in Hawke's Bay, one of New Zealand's most important wine districts. On the exterior the lodge resembles a cluster of farm buildings. Local materials are incorporated into graciously sealed rooms full of natural light and unexpected treasures. Comfort and ease are at a premium with each room taking on a character of its own while harkening back to the rural feeling of the New Zealand sheep station and wine country. Spacious cottages each with breathtaking views open to large porches overlooking a stunning Pacific panorama. The cottages feature calm colors and materials yet contain all the modern amenities one could wish for. Each cottage has room controlled air conditioning, wireless internet connection, remote control flatscreen LCD TV, DVD, CD player with ipod connection, walk in closey, spacious bathroom with seperate WC and shower stalls, oversized bath tub and twin vanities. 180 degree panoramic views of the farm, golf course and Pacific Ocean are enjoyed from each suites private balcony.

The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand
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HOTEL ST. MORITZ
Idyllically situated in Queenstown, New Zealand, overlooking Lake Wakatipu to The Remarkables mountain range, Hotel St Moritz embodies the spirit of its location. Its architecture and interiors offer intriguing works of art, bespoke furniture and refreshing colors, which highlight the unique charm of the place and the serenity of its surroundings. Decorated with style and elegance, its spacious rooms provide the same sense of calm and serenity. The blend of textures, colors and light combine to make this “alpine residence” a unique haven where sensorial delights await you.

Hotel St. Moritz Queenstown, New Zealand
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PEPPERS CLEARWATER RESORT
Just seven minutes from Christchurch airport, Peppers Clearwater Resort is for those who desire a classic New Zealand outdoor landscape with the convenience of a vibrant city nearby. This Christchurch accommodation epitomizes the Canterbury region, and is set within beautiful grounds overlooking the clear, shimmering Lake Kaikainui. Built to a contemporary boathouse design, your accommodation options include modern Suites, Rooms, and Villas. Peppers Clearwater Resort sits lakefront on Lake Kaikainui. Enjoy a sensational meal at the award winning Lakes Restaurant which utilizes the abundant fresh produce of the Canterbury region or pour over the extensive cocktail list at Sprig Bar. Drive through the South Island landscape to wineries and traditional cheese makers or explore Christchurch, an ever-evolving, transitional city that offers something new around every corner. Its English influences are evident, yet the city centre is a beacon of modern architecture and buzzes with creativity. Peppers Clearwater Resort gives you the best of both worlds.

Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch, New Zealand
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AIR TRAVEL SERVICES

PerryGolf offers a full service air department to assist in the planning and coordination of airline travel. We encourage you to consider traveling on our Preferred Airline; British Airways which provides an extensive route network to all of our destination cities. For further details on our air travel services and competitive rates please call 1 800.344.5257 ext 230 or email air@PerryGolf.com



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