10 Day North Island Golf Holiday Package
Discover and play the North Island with this fantastic all inclusive New Zealand golf holiday package…
Golf Package Includes:
- 10 Nights in 4.5 Star Accommodation
- Car Hire: Premium Toyota RAV4 Automatic including Full Insurance (0-18 months old)
- 18 Holes at Titirangi Golf Club, Auckland
- Bay of Islands Hole in the Rock Cruise
- 18 Holes at The Dunes Golf Resort, Matarangi
- Hells Gate Geothermal Reserve Special Combo
- Peek at the Lake Taupo Floatplane Flight
- 18 Holes at Wairakei Golf Course, Taupo
Day 1 Arrive Auckland
Arrive in Auckland – the “City of Sails” is New Zealand’s largest city and is bordered by two stunning harbours. Collect your rental car from the airport, explore the city, then make your way to your accommodation.
Stay 2 night in Auckland City.
Day 2 Auckland
Ranked as one of New Zealand’s top courses and Auckland’s number one course Titirangi Golf Course is a great way to get into the swing of your golf holiday. Designed by Dr. Alister MacKenzie is situated in a beautiful bushland setting between the lower slopes of the Waitakere Ranges and the Manukau Harbour. In 2009 this course underwent a multi-million dollar upgrade. This par 70 course features elevated tees, rolling fairways, challenging bunkers and greens with pronounced undulations. Enjoy Kiwi hospitality at its best at this top golf course only 20 minutes from Auckland city.
Day 3 Bay of Islands
Driving time Auckland to Bay of Islands 219 km / 136 miles, 4 hours
Drive to the Bay of Islands, renowned for its 144 Islands and surreal maritime park where an abundance of marine life includes whales, penguins and dolphins.
Stay 2 nights in Paihia, Bay of Islands.
Day 4 Bay of Islands
Today venture out on the Hole in the Rock Cruise, encounter diverse wildlife, spectacular scenery and the rich culture and history of the region. Cruise among the 144 islands, keeping any eye out for dolphins which are seen on over 90% of the trips. Visit the iconic Hole in the Rock and if conditions permit, travel through it. Enjoy a BBQ lunch or substantial afternoon tea depending on where you choose to go in the morning or afternoon. Before cruising back to Paihia in comfort on a power cat.
Day 5 Coromandel Peninsula
Driving time Bay of Island to Coromandel Peninsula 406 km / 252 miles, 6 hours
Renowned worldwide as a spectacular holiday destination, with warm white sandy beaches, misty rainforests and wilderness a-plenty, the Coromandel is the ideal place to relax and unwind. Dig your own hot pool at Hot Water Beach or sea kayak the coastline, exploring beaches, caves and the world famous Cathedral Cove!
Stay 2 nights in Whitianga, Coromandel.
Day 6 Coromandel Peninsula
A short drive from Whitianga is another top rated golf course, The Dunes. This course provides a unique golfing experience – bordering the picturesque Whangapoua Harbour and a beautiful sandy pacific beach. This world-class golf course sits at the tip of a sand spit, with its sand base providing the ideal all-weather course. Combined with the challenging layout, this championship course provides a challenge for golfers with both high and lower handicaps. This course is one of New Zealand’s best kept golfing secrets!
Day 7 Rotorua
Driving time Coromandel Peninsula to Rotorua 252 km / 157 miles, 3 hours
Rotorua is distinguished by Maori culture and geothermal activity!
This diverse city will put on a display as you stroll through Hells Gate, to view a steaming thermal reserve, with mud pools, craters and activites including the chance to try Maori weaving and wood carving. Sit back and relax with the Hells Gate Special Combo, enjoy a soak in a private mud bath, followed by a sulphur spa to ease your muscles after a couple of great rounds of golf.
Stay 1 night in Rotorua.
Day 8 Taupo
Driving time Rotorua to Taupo 76 km / 47 miles, 1 hour
Enjoy a short drive south to Taupo, rich in natural beauty with attractions such as the Huka Falls and boat cruises.
Enjoy a Peek at the Lake Taupo Scenic Floatplane Flight with highlights including flying over the ‘Craters of the Moon’.
Stay 2 nights in Taupo.
Day 9 Taupo
Wairakei Golf Course is a unique golf course, unlike the other you have played that have been surrounded by coastline, beaches and ocean, Wairakei is surrounded by geothermal fields. Designed by British Golf Course Architect Commander John Harris who saw the potential to create a championship golf course like no other in this unique location. Skirting the edges of active geothermal fields he used the volcanic contours to sculpt fairways, elevated tees and greens and bury hazards within the natural landscape. Enjoy a truly unique day on this majestic golf course.
Day 10 Auckland
Driving time Taupo to Auckland 284 km/ 176 miles, 3.5 hours
Travel back to Auckland at your leisure and explore the city or add on a must do activity.
Stay 1 night in Auckland.
Day 11 Depart Auckland
Drop your rental car off at Auckland Airport and depart Auckland.