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10 DAY NEW ZEALAND NORTH ISLAND PREMIER ESCORTED GOLF TOUR

STARTING 10TH FEBRUARY 2018

THIS TOUR IS FULLY ESCORTED BY JAMES AND KAREN DE STIGTER AND INCLUDES KAURI CLIFFS, CAPE KIDNAPPERS AND THE KINLOCH CLUB

DAY 1 10/2 ARRIVE NAPIER
If arriving at Napier Airport today, you will be transferred by Supershuttle to the Quest Suites which are centrally located in the downtown city district. Here we stay here for the next 2 nights and accommodation will be in the well appointed Suite and Studio rooms. Tonight we meet in reception at 6.30pm before we head to the excellent Emporium Restaurant in the Masonic Hotel for our included Welcome Dinner.

DAY 2 11/2 GOLF AT CAPE KIDNAPPERS
The sister course to the already world rated Kauri Cliffs is the second remarkable golf course development taken on by American billionaire Julian Robertson. World renowned course designer Tom Doak was employed to get the most out of this amazing undulating land and its mind blowing views and position. Completed in 2004, this spectacular New Zealand golf course has been hailed as one of the great modern marvels in golf. The moment you enter the front gate and climb the amazing access road to this massive 6000 acre property, you know you are in for something really special. Cape Kidnappers golf course is currently ranked the 22nd best golf course in the world by US Golf Magazine. Before golf today we will warm up on the great driving range and enjoy the sumptuous locker rooms at this striking golf paradise.

DAY 3 12/2 NAPIER/ TAUPO
After a leisurely departure time we will head to the Craggy Range winery for a tour of this amazing place and a full wine tasting there. After we are finished at arguably New Zealand's finest winery we head up to beautiful and relaxing Lake Taupo. For the next 3 nights we stay at the comfortable Heritage Beechtree Suites in the Deluxe Studios.

DAY 4 13/2 GOLF AT WAIRAKEI INTERNATIONAL
This morning’s round of golf is at the wonderful Wairakei International Golf course. Rated in the top 20 Golf courses in the world outside the US by Golf Digest, Wairakei is a course of magnificent natural beauty and charm. Its testing layout which was redesigned by 5 times British Open winner Peter Thompson is also very special. After golf we will head to the nearby thundering Huka falls for a visit there. This afternoon there will be time to relax back at the the Beechtree Suites or have a look around Lake Taupo.

DAY 5 14/2 GOLF AT THE KINLOCH CLUB
The Kinloch Club is the only Jack Nicklaus designed golf Course in New Zealand and has just been rated No 1 in New Zealand by all the Kiwi Golf Pros. This stunning example of modern course architecture suits the rough undulating site that has views over Lake Taupo. Jack has visited the project many times and has a real personal love for the impressive links style layout. The test of the golfing skills is further enhanced by any wind coming off New Zealand's largest fresh water lake. After golf we will relax in the trendy new clubhouse to discuss the challenges of this Jack Nicklaus signature course.

DAY 6 15/2 TAUPO/ AUCKLAND
This morning we head north back to Auckland. En route we will stop at the quirky and interesting town of Tirau for a late breakfast at one the many good cafes there. Later on today we will arrive back in Auckland and stay at the Quest Suites Parnell for the next 2 nights in the Suite and Studio rooms.

DAY 7 16/2 GOLF AT GULF HARBOUR
This morning's round of golf is at the magnificent Gulf Harbour Country Club that is perched high on the cliffs above the Hauraki Gulf. This course received worldwide exposure to its spectacular layout in recent years year when it hosted the New Zealand Open, which was co sanctioned with the European Tour. This course was so highly regarded that it was awarded the 1998 World Cup of Golf only 12 months after opening. The designer, Robert Trent Jones 11 likens this layout to the illustrious Pebble Beach in California. After relaxing at the Sandtrap and discussing our round we head back to downtown Auckland.

DAY 8 17/2 AUCKLAND/ BAY OF ISLANDS
This morning we head North over the Auckland Harbour bridge en route to the beautiful and relaxing Bay of Islands. On the way we will stop at Wangerei for lunch at the waterfront area. When we arrive in Pahia go to the excellent Waterfront Suites, where we will be staying for the next 2 nights. The rest of the afternoon is free to look around this unique area.

DAY 9 18/2 GOLF AT KAURI CLIFFS
Today's round of golf is at the incomparable Kauri Cliffs. When American owner Julian Robertson decided to make a golf course he could be proud of, he did just that. He commissioned the David Harmon Team from Florida USA for the design and has conceived what we believe is one of the most spectacular and brilliant golf courses you will ever play. Kauri Cliffs is rated no. 18 in the World by US Golf Magazine of golf courses built over the last 50 years. Amazing panoramic views the Cavalli Islands, huge Kauri trees and suspension bridges over deep gorges all this make a day of golf you will never forget. This is the best golf course we have ever played.

DAY 10 19/2 DEPART BAY OF ISLANDS
Today our tour finishes here in the Bay of Islands. For those continuing onto Queenstown for the South Island Escorted Tour, you can get a connecting flight to Queenstown from nearby Keri Keri. Other options are to fly to Auckland or stay on for a few more days in the beautiful Bay of Islands. You will leave with memories of some amazing golf courses in this beautiful country.

Price for this tour is $3980 per person twin share.

Inclusions are,

  • Fully escorted by James and Karen de Stigter with Ball comps and prizes.
  • 9 nights Deluxe accommodation [4-5 star]
  • 5 rounds of Golf on New Zealand's best courses.
  • Motorised carts included at all courses.
  • Modern Coach Travel with experienced Coach Captain.
  • Airport transfers Day 1 and Day 10
  • Welcome dinner at Emporium Reataurant in the Masonic Hotel Napier
  • Farewell dinner at Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar Paihia
  • Single supplement, accommodation - $980
  • Non golfing partner reduction - $1740

Extra nights including transfers per person from

  • Pre Tour $98[ Napier, Quest Suites]

6 DAY QUEENSTOWN SOUTH ISLAND PREMIER ESCORTED GOLF TOUR

STARTING 19TH FEBRUARY 2018 AFTER THE NORTH ISLAND TOUR

THIS TOUR IS FULLY ESCORTED BY JAMES AND KAREN DE STIGTER AND INCLUDES STYLISH MILLBROOK AND THE MAGNIFICENT JACK'S POINT

DAY 1 19/2 ARRIVE QUEENSTOWN
When you arrive in Queenstown, you will be transferred to the excellent Millbrook Resort, where we will be staying for the next 5 nights. The Resort features beautifully appointed rooms and suites, stylish local stonework and rippling brooks and streams. There are 3 restaurants, state of the art Spa facilities and many other resort activities. We will be staying in the well appointed Village Inn rooms and the excellent breakfast is optional.

DAY 2 20/2 GOLF AT THE MILLBROOK RESORT
Today we play one of New Zealand’s most stylish Resort courses Millbrook, a golf facility of quality and beauty. Surrounded by an amphitheatre of mountains this great layout has an English country feel about it. With four different tee difficulties to choose from, all golfers can enjoy this stunning course as well as its beautiful surroundings. The course has been extended to 27 holes and many of the older holes upgraded. The Spike Bar overlooks the water carry to the 18th green and provides some entertaining moments. The course will be in tip top condition as the New Zealand Open will be played here next month.

DAY 3 21/2 GOLF AT JACK'S POINT
Jacks Point is the latest outstanding course to be built in New Zealand and is simply one of the most stunning courses you could imagine. After the first couple of holes that lead up the Jack’s Point ridge, you are met with the most amazing panorama as the course runs along this elevated ridge top overlooking Lake Wakitipu and the surrounding mountains. The stunning scenery and tricky layout continue all the way through this marvellous golf course. After golf we will relax in the excellent clubhouse in this most picturesque location.

DAY 4 22/2 FREE DAY IN QUEENSTOWN
There are many options for our free day in Queenstown. You can have an optional round of golf at Queenstown Golf Club or Arrowtown Golf Club. Anybody that wants to play Jack’s Point again will get a 50% reduction on the green fees. Also consider the magnificent Fly/ Cruise/ Fly excursion to Milford Sound. There are winery tours available to check out the local wineries and also plenty of activities around the Resort.

DAY 5 23/2 GOLF AT THE MILLBROOK RESORT
Today we play Millbrook again, so we can experience all 27 holes of this scenic course. As we have already have played 9 of the holes, the scoring should be exceptional after all the local knowledge absorbed during Tuesdays round. This evening we meet in the Millhouse Restaurant for our farewell dinner which is Millbrook’s highest rating eatery and famed for its cuisine and local produce.

DAY 6 24/2 DEPART QUEENSTOWN
After a memorable golf tour of New Zealand it’s time to head home. If flying out of Queenstown this afternoon, you will be given an included Supershuttle transfer. You will leave with memories of some outstanding golf courses in this scenic country.


Price for this tour is $1848 per person twin share.

Inclusions are,

  • Fully escorted by James and Karen de Stigter with Ball comps and prizes
  • 5 nights Deluxe accommodation [5 star]
  • 3 rounds of Golf
  • Motorised carts included at Jack's Point
  • All golf transfers
  • Airport transfers Day 1 and Day 6
  • Farewell dinner at The Millhouse Restaurant at Millbrook
  • Single supplement, accommodation +$880
  • Non golfing partner reduction -$490

Extra nights including transfers from $196 per person twin Share

 

GOLF COURSES
Carrington Club | Kauri Cliffs | Gulf Harbour Country Club | Lakes Resort | Wairakei International | Kinloch Club | Cape Kidnappers | Clearwater Resort | Terrace Downs Resort | Jacks Point | Millbrook Resort |

SELF DRIVE GOLF TOURS
4 Day Auckland | 4 Day Christchurch | 4 Day Kauri Cliffs | 4 Day Queenstown | 6 Day North Island Special | 6 Day South Island Special | 8 Day North Island Discovery | 8 Day South Island Discovery | 11 Day North Island | 11 Day South Island | 15 Day North Island Premier | 15 Day North and South Island Discovery | 21 Day North and South Island Panorama

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