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The Best Golf of New Zealand

15 Nights | 8 Rounds including Cape Kidnappers, The Kinloch Club, and Kauri Cliffs.





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This 15 night / 8 round trip features the best golf on both the North & South Islands. In Queenstown, enjoy accommodations at Hotel St. Moritz plus golf at Millbrook and the breathtaking Jack's Point.  In Wellington, enjoy accomodations at the Intercontinental Wellington plus golf at Paraparaumu Beach GC and Royal Wellington GC.  In Napier, enjoy accommodations at Mangapapa Lodge and golf at Tom Doaks' Cape Kidnappers. In Taupo, enjoy accommodations at the Hilton Lake Taupo plus golf at The Kinloch Club and Wairakei International.  In the Bay of Islands, enjoy luxury accommodations and world class golf at the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs.

Sample Itinerary in Brief
Day 1: US Depart
Day 2:
Day 3: Queenstown
Hotel St Moritz
Day 4: Hotel St Moritz
Day 5: Millbrook
Hotel St Moritz
Day 6: Jacks Point
Hotel St Moritz
Day 7: Intercontinental Wellington
Day 8: Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club
Intercontinental Wellington
Day 9: Royal Wellington
Intercontinental Wellington
Day 10: Napier
Mangapapa Lodge
Day 11: Cape Kidnappers
Mangapapa Lodge
Day 12: Mangapapa Lodge
Day 13: Taupo
Hilton Lake Taupo Hotel
Day 14: Kinloch
Hilton Lake Taupo Hotel
Day 15: Wairakei International
Hilton Lake Taupo Hotel
Day 16: Bay of Islands
Kauri Cliffs Lodge
Day 17: Kauri Cliffs
Kauri Cliffs Lodge
Day 18: Depart New Zealand

<Day 3 4 nights ~ Hotel St Moritz

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Your Itinerary

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 colours, 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, colours and light combine to make this alpine residence a unique haven where sensorial delights await you.

<Day 5 ~ Millbrook Resort

Today play at Millbrook (tbc). Designed by internationally renowned New Zealand professional golfer and former British Open winner, Sir Bob Charles. Millbrook's golf course is an exceptional golfing experience, set against a spectacular alpine backdrop and fashioned from the original terrain, this course provides exciting and demanding golf.

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<Day 6 ~ Jacks Point

Play today at Jacks Point (tbc). 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. Cart is included in the green fee.
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<Day 7 3 nights ~ Intercontinental Wellington

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Your Itinerary

Whether you are visiting Wellington for business or pleasure, you'll find InterContinental Wellington is the perfect base to get the most from your stay. Conveniently located opposite Wellington Harbour and at the centre of Wellington's political, commercial and corporate precincts, the hotel has excellent city shopping right on the doorstep and is just minutes from all the leading attractions. InterContinental Wellington offers all the comforts, service and luxury you would expect from a 5 star hotel, with 231 deluxe guest rooms including a range of superbly appointed suites and two exclusive Club InterContinental floors. Guests will savour the quality service of out two restaurants and bars, including our award winning Chameleon Restaurant, and can also enjoy in-room dining with 24 hour Room Service. The hotel features the capital's finest meeting and banqueting facilities, which are perfect for any occasion and offers a range of audio-visual equipment as well as the services of the Business Centre. Health and leisure facilities include the hotel's Health and Fitness Centre, which includes a gym, heated swimming pool, spa, sauna, massage service and spa therapist.

<Day 8 ~ Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club

Play today at Paraparaumu Beach (tbc). Ranked in the world's top 70 by Golf Magazine, this Alex Russell design is a superb links course. Home of many N.Z. Open Championships, it always produces an exciting finish. Be sure to watch for the difficult 17th hole, one of the best world wide.
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<Day 10 3 nights ~ Mangapapa Lodge

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Your Itinerary

Luxury, seclusion, elegance and romance – four words which describe this stunning boutique hotel. Surrounded by landscaped gardens and orchards, Mangapapa Hotel offers the finest luxury accommodation in its twelve magnificent suites. Together with the renowned restaurant, spa retreat, and facilities such as the pool and lawn tennis court, Mangapapa delivers Hawke’s Bay’s ultimate luxury experience. If you’re seeking exclusive accommodation in Hawke’s Bay, a truly exceptional dining experience or a picturesque and well-equipped venue for your wedding or next function, Mangapapa Hotel is the perfect spot.

<Day 11 ~ Cape Kidnappers

Today play Cape Kidnappers (tbc). 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.

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<Day 13 3 nights ~ Hilton Lake Taupo Hotel

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Your Itinerary

Hilton Lake Taupo hotel is located on the Napier-Taupo Highway, just minutes from the town centre and 15 minutes from Taupo airport and features sweeping views over the largest lake in New Zealand 'and Tongariro National Park. The original Terraces Hotel, built in 1889, forms the Heritage Wing with rooms that feature private balconies offering views of Lake Taupo or the picturesque Thermal Springs. The new Mountain Wing features 113 Guest Rooms, 23 suites, all rooms benefit from wireless internet access and complimentary use of the fitness centre and outdoor swimming pool.

<Day 14 ~ The Kinloch Club

Play today at The Kinloch Club (tbc). Ideally situated in the central portion of the North Island, with spectacular views of Lake Taupo. At Kinloch, the land's characteristics feature fast-moving contours and knobs, and Nicklaus recreated that same look in the golf course. Many have described this links like layout as a course reminiscent of the coastal gems in Scotland, the birthplace of the game.
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<Day 15 ~ Wairakei International

Today play Wairakei International (tbc). 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 5 14th, aptly named 'The Rogue', a very demanding hole.
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<Day 16 2 nights ~ Kauri Cliffs Lodge

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast.
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Your Itinerary

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.

<Day 17 ~ Kauri Cliffs

Golf today at Kauri Cliffs (tbc). 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.
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Sample Detailed Itinerary

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Day 1:

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

Day 2:
Day 3:

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.

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

OVERNIGHT: Hotel St Moritz - Lakeview Suite

Day 4:

OVERNIGHT: Hotel St Moritz - Lakeview Suite

Day 5: Millbrook image

Today play at Millbrook (tbc). Designed by internationally renowned New Zealand professional golfer and former British Open winner, Sir Bob Charles. Millbrook's golf course is an exceptional golfing experience, set against a spectacular alpine backdrop and fashioned from the original terrain, this course provides exciting and demanding golf.

OVERNIGHT: Hotel St Moritz - Lakeview Suite

Day 6: Jacks Point image

Play today at Jacks Point (tbc). 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. Cart is included in the green fee.

OVERNIGHT: Hotel St Moritz - Lakeview Suite

Day 7:

OVERNIGHT: Intercontinental Wellington - Club Room

Day 8: Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club image

Play today at Paraparaumu Beach (tbc). Ranked in the world's top 70 by Golf Magazine, this Alex Russell design is a superb links course. Home of many N.Z. Open Championships, it always produces an exciting finish. Be sure to watch for the difficult 17th hole, one of the best world wide.

OVERNIGHT: Intercontinental Wellington - Club Room

Day 9: Royal Wellington image

Golf today at Royal Wellington (tbc). One of New Zealand’s premier golf clubs. Perched beside the Hutt River, the club has hosted 7 NZ Open Championships since 1912 and in 2004 it became the first golf club in the country to receive royal status. Host of the 2017 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship.

OVERNIGHT: Intercontinental Wellington - Club Room

Day 10:

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 colourful buildings - Napier is famous for its Jazz age architecture.

OVERNIGHT: Mangapapa Lodge - Seefeld Suite

Day 11: Cape Kidnappers image

Today play Cape Kidnappers (tbc). 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.

OVERNIGHT: Mangapapa Lodge - Seefeld Suite

Day 12:

OVERNIGHT: Mangapapa Lodge - Seefeld Suite

Day 13:

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 and Orakei 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 Taupo is popular for swimming, boating, waterskiing, jetskiing, kayaking, rowing and scenic cruises, while thrillseekers 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.

OVERNIGHT: Hilton Lake Taupo Hotel - Lakeview Plus Guest Room

Day 14: Kinloch image

Play today at The Kinloch Club (tbc). Ideally situated in the central portion of the North Island, with spectacular views of Lake Taupo. At Kinloch, the land's characteristics feature fast-moving contours and knobs, and Nicklaus recreated that same look in the golf course. Many have described this links like layout as a course reminiscent of the coastal gems in Scotland, the birthplace of the game.

OVERNIGHT: Hilton Lake Taupo Hotel - Lakeview Plus Guest Room

Day 15: Wairakei International image

Today play Wairakei International (tbc). 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 5 14th, aptly named 'The Rogue', a very demanding hole.

OVERNIGHT: Hilton Lake Taupo Hotel - Lakeview Plus Guest Room

Day 16:

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.

OVERNIGHT: Kauri Cliffs Lodge - Deluxe Suite

Day 17: Kauri Cliffs image

Golf today at Kauri Cliffs (tbc). 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.

OVERNIGHT: Kauri Cliffs Lodge - Deluxe Suite

Day 18:

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.



Golf Schedule

Millbrook image

Designed by internationally renowned New Zealand professional golfer and former British Open winner, Sir Bob Charles. Millbrook's golf course is an exceptional golfing experience, set against a spectacular alpine backdrop and fashioned from the original terrain, this course provides exciting and demanding golf. The 6th hole on the Cornet nine is a classic example of the options Charles gives golfers. A wide fairway off the tee splits closer to the green, providing risk and reward.


Jacks Point image

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. A truly exciting course that thrills all the senses and is enriched by fescue fairways of the highest quality.
Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club image

Take a trip into the heart-and-soul of golf, feel the essence of the game from the opening tee shot until the final putt. Enjoy a course that has challenged generations of champions and also entertained the casual, recreational golfer. Every hole is solid, but the 13th, a difficult par-4 stands out as the stiffest test of all. Host of dozens of New Zealand Opens through the years, it’s considered one of the greatest links courses in the Southern Hemisphere.
Royal Wellington image

One of New Zealand’s premier golf clubs. Perched beside the Hutt River, the club has hosted 7 NZ Open Championships since 1912 and in 2004 it became the first golf club in the country to receive royal status. Host of the 2017 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship.


Cape Kidnappers image

Renowned architect Tom Doak's first project outside of the U.S., Cape Kidnappers is perched on fingers of land nearly 500 feet above Hawke's 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. It's unique!


Kinloch image

Ideally situated in the central portion of the North Island, with spectacular views of Lake Taupo. At Kinloch, the land's characteristics feature fast-moving contours and knobs, and Nicklaus recreated that same look in the golf course. Many have described this links like layout as a course reminiscent of the coastal gems in Scotland, the birthplace of the game. No. 11 is a brilliant par-3, deep bunkers around a sliver of a green that widens from left-to-right.
Wairakei International image

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 5 14th, aptly named 'The Rogue', a very demanding hole.Located in the Lake Taupo region, the course winds through a wildlife sanctuary and features many different varieties of birds. Fairways lined with dense strands of tall trees. The golf course fits naturally among the bush.
Kauri Cliffs image

This world class course also offers unparalleled spectacular ocean views. Situated high above the ocean on 4,000 acres of working farmland, 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. The inland holes wind through marsh, forest and famland as this magnificent course is presented in a natural setting. Fred Couples and Michael Campbell battled here in a Shell’s Wonderful World of Golf match.




Accommodations

Hotel St Moritz image
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 colours, 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, colours and light combine to make this alpine residence a unique haven where sensorial delights await you.
Intercontinental Wellington image
Whether you are visiting Wellington for business or pleasure, you'll find InterContinental Wellington is the perfect base to get the most from your stay. Conveniently located opposite Wellington Harbour and at the centre of Wellington's political, commercial and corporate precincts, the hotel has excellent city shopping right on the doorstep and is just minutes from all the leading attractions. InterContinental Wellington offers all the comforts, service and luxury you would expect from a 5 star hotel, with 231 deluxe guest rooms including a range of superbly appointed suites and two exclusive Club InterContinental floors. Guests will savour the quality service of out two restaurants and bars, including our award winning Chameleon Restaurant, and can also enjoy in-room dining with 24 hour Room Service. The hotel features the capital's finest meeting and banqueting facilities, which are perfect for any occasion and offers a range of audio-visual equipment as well as the services of the Business Centre. Health and leisure facilities include the hotel's Health and Fitness Centre, which includes a gym, heated swimming pool, spa, sauna, massage service and spa therapist.
Mangapapa Lodge image
Luxury, seclusion, elegance and romance – four words which describe this stunning boutique hotel. Surrounded by landscaped gardens and orchards, Mangapapa Hotel offers the finest luxury accommodation in its twelve magnificent suites. Together with the renowned restaurant, spa retreat, and facilities such as the pool and lawn tennis court, Mangapapa delivers Hawke’s Bay’s ultimate luxury experience. If you’re seeking exclusive accommodation in Hawke’s Bay, a truly exceptional dining experience or a picturesque and well-equipped venue for your wedding or next function, Mangapapa Hotel is the perfect spot.
Hilton Lake Taupo Hotel image

Hilton Lake Taupo hotel is located on the Napier-Taupo Highway, just minutes from the town centre and 15 minutes from Taupo airport and features sweeping views over the largest lake in New Zealand 'and Tongariro National Park. The original Terraces Hotel, built in 1889, forms the Heritage Wing with rooms that feature private balconies offering views of Lake Taupo or the picturesque Thermal Springs. The new Mountain Wing features 113 Guest Rooms, 23 suites, all rooms benefit from wireless internet access and complimentary use of the fitness centre and outdoor swimming pool.


Kauri Cliffs Lodge image
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.


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Hotel St. Moritz - lake view room
Millbrook Golf Resort
Jack's Point by Gary Lisbon
Jack's Point by Gary Lisbon
Intercontinental Wellington - exterior
Intercontinental Wellington - exterior
Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club
Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club


 

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