New Zealand North Island - Couples Self-Drive Tour
8th - 19th February, 2018. 10 nights/7 games of golf
Play 7 of the North Island's top 12 golf courses including 2 of the world's top 100 - Cape Kidnappers and Kauri Cliffs. Visit the Bay of Islands, Taupo and the Napier District during the Art Deco festival. There is also the option to add 2 nights in Wellington and play Paraparaumu and Royal Wellington. The is a self-drive couples tour (and includes non-golfing partners) that has plenty of time for sight-seeing and some great golf along the way.
The golf courses that you will play are:
See The Best of the North Island
This couples self-drive tour will see the best sights and golf courses of the North Island. The tour begins in the North of New Zealand at Peppers Carrington staying for 2 nights followed by golf at Carrington the next day and lunch at KariKari Estate.
We then head south to Paihia, Bay of Islands staying 2 nights and playing golf at the spectacular Kuari Cliffs. A rest day is spent at the bay of islands with the option to do a cruise, see the dolphins and visit Hole in the Rock.
We then proceed down to Auckland for a 1 night stay playing Gulf Harbour on the way. We then play Tititangi the next day and proceed to Rotorua for 1 night.
We then travel to Napier for 2 night stay, visit the Craggy Range winery and see the art deco festival in town. Golf is followed the next day at the dramatic Cape Kidnappers.
You drive down to Wellington at your leisure and have the option to complete the tour here, or stay in Wellington for a 2 night stay. You play Paraparaumu the following day and finish with a game at Royal Wellington before jumping on your flight to depart home after a wonderful tour.
Your Travelling Golfer Host
Your Host Ian Greenwood
A keen golfer and experience traveller, Ian is the ideal trip organiser and leader- combing his obvious organisational skills, analytical approach with a laid back, easy to approach personality. With first hand knowledge of New Zealand, he will ensure you get the most out of your time playing these beautiful courses as well as seeing the best sights of the north island. This trip is guaranteed to be a wonderful golfing experience. Join Ian for a great golfing getaway.
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- 10 nights at 4 star accomodation
- 7 games of golf, Carrington, Kauri Cliffs, Gulf Harbour, Titirangi, Wairakei, Kinloch and Cape Kidnappers.
- Fully escorted tour with your Travelling Golfer Host Ian Greenwood with small group size for personal attention
- Breakfasts (x2) and welcome dinner, including a bottle of wine, at Carrington Resort.
- Please Note: Airfares and hire car are not included in the package
*$3,920 AUD per golfer, twin share
$1,760 AUD per non-golfer, twin share
- *Price is subject to currency fluctuations.
- *Please Note: prices depending on availability and time of booking
- Bookings are now open.
- An initial deposit of $800 per person is required to secure your place.
- See booking form for full terms and conditions.
Post Tour Package
2 nights accommodation at Travel Lodge Wellington
$590 AUD per golfer, twin share
Accommodation Upgrade Options
The trip is priced on 4-star accommodation.
There is the choice to upgrade your accommodation throughout the trip. You may wish to simply upgrade your room (to a sea view or superior) or you may wish to upgrade to 5-star accommodation. The choice is yours. In the Bay of Islands there is the opportunity to upgrade to Kauri Cliffs Lodge, and in Hawkes Bay, to the luxury Cape Kidnappers Resort known as The Farm. Stays here includes all breakfast and dinners.
Please advise if you would like any upgrades and will reprice the package for you. Suggested upgrades:
Sea Spray Suites: upgrade to Seaview OR Kauri Cliffs Lodge
Millenium Lodge Rotorua: upgrade to Lakeview or deluxe
Beach Tree Suites Taupo: upgrade to Lakeview
Cumberland Court Hotel: Upgrade to The Farm at Cape Kidnappers
Travel Lodge Wellington: upgrade to Intercontinental Wellington