The Bay of Islands & Northland
Located at the top of New Zealand's north island The Bay of Islands and Northland is a unique and particularly beauitful part of our world.
With two world top 100 courses in the area (Tara Iti & Kauri Cliffs), and The Carrington Resort also offering world class golf, you have all the ingredients for a wonderful short golf and sightseeing destination.
Golf courses in the area include:
1. Kauri Cliffs
3. Tara Iti
4. Kerikeri GC
5. Waitangi GC
The Bay of Islands
Three hours north of Auckland by car, The Bay of Islands encompasses 144 islands just off the coast of New Zealand's north island.
The area is a major sighsteeing drawcard.
Activities include Whale watching and other marine activities, historical sites, the famous 'hole in the rock' boat tour and some wonderful walking tracks...
Extend your holiday!
If you want to extend your New Zealand golf and sightseeing holiday here are some suggestions:
Auckland is the gateway to the north island and a natural choice for a few additional days break.
Great golf courses include:
Magnificent accommodation, wineries, the art deco town of Napier and 3 world class golf courses!
Wairakei International is a parkland course set in a wildlife sanctuary. The course was at one stage rated in the world's top 100 best courses, and is a lovely place to play golf
20km down the road the new kid on the block is Kinloch GC, a Jack Nicklaus 'signature course' like you have not seen before. Routed through black volcanic pumice, Jack has built a tough course that has lots of appeal. Some regard it as the best course in New Zealand.
Cape Kidnappers GC is generally rated in the top 40 courses in the world, and is surely one of the most spectacular...
The Travelling Golfer can tailor a golf trip to New Zealand to specifically suit your group. For more information see Destinations: New Zealand
The Travelling Golfer can tailor a golf trip to New Zealand to suit you!