8 DAY NORTH ISLAND DISCOVERY GOLF TOUR
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DAY 1 ARRIVE AUCKLAND
On arrival at Auckland International Airport after picking up your reserved car from Thrifty Car hire you proceed to the conveniently located Quest Suites Parnell in downtown Auckland where you will be staying for the next 2 nights.
DAY 2 GOLF AT GULF HARBOUR COUNTRY CLUB
Today you play the magnificent new resort course at Gulf Harbour Country Club which has held many New Zealand Opens. This is a truly unbelievable new layout to rival any international resort. The resort hosted the prestigious World Cup in 1998 just confirming how highly it rates. The famous designer Robert Trent Jones II likens it to the illustrious Pebble Beach in California .
DAY 3 AUCKLAND / ROTORUA
Today you head south to the amazing Geo Thermal wonderland of Rotorua. This afternoon is free to explore some of the excellent sightseeing options. Try a gondola ride for a fantastic panorama or view the huge trout at Rainbow Springs. Tonight's accommodation is at the new Quest Rotorua Central Suites
DAY 4 GOLF AT ROTORUA GOLF CLUB/ TAUPO
Todays round of golf is at the Rotorua Golf Club course locally known as "Arikikappakappa". The course has some beautiful new holes as well as 18 recently remade undulating greens. The volcanic nature of the layout and its surroundings make for some hazards well worth avoiding. After golf a 50 minute drive will have us at the excellent Wairakei Resort at Taupo where you will be staying for the next 2 nights in a deluxe room.
DAY 5 GOLF AT WAIRAKEI INTERNATIONAL
This morning's round of golf is at the wonderful Wairakei International Golf course in a motorised cart. 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 there will be time to relax back at the Resort or have a look around Lake Taupo.
DAY 6 TAUPO/ AUCKLAND
This morning is free to look around beautiful Lake Taupo. Fishing or cruising on the lake are popular options. This afternoon's drive takes you back to bustling Auckland and the Airedale Hotel.
DAY 7 GOLF AT MURIWAI LINKS
This morning's round of golf is out on the rugged West Coast at Muriwai Links Golf Club. A scenic 45 minute drive will take you out to this hidden gem and its stunning coastline position. The layout features very large undulating greens that are always in great condition and fairways dotted with black sand pot bunkers giving the course a real British Open look.
After golf you can relax in the friendly clubhouse or take a quick drive up to the road to view the amazingly beautiful and famous gannet colony at the top of the headland.
DAY 8 DEPART AUCKLAND
After returning your car full of petrol to Thrifty Car hire its time to head home. You will depart New Zealand with memories of some of New Zealand's finest golf courses and most popular sightseeing.
Included in the Tour are,
- 7 nights accommodation at level of your choice, twin share.
- 4 rounds of Golf on New Zealand 's best courses
- Motorised carts included [twin share] at Gulf Harbour and Wairakei. Carts available at all other courses.
- Superior Class Car hire with Thrifty Car rental with unlimited Km's and insurance. Quad share Toyota Tarago [Previa].
- 2 share Toyota Corolla + $90 per person
- Great en route Sightseeing
- non golfing partner reduction - $450
QUALITY ACCOMMODATION [ 3 to 4 star]
Quest Suites Parnell Auckland Studio Room
Quest Suites Central Rotorua Studio Room
Quest Taupo Studio Room
This tour is
$AUD 1940.00 per person twin share
[ 4 to 5 star]
Quest Suites Parnell Auckland One Bedroom Suite
Quest Suites Rotorua Central One Bedroom Suite
Beechtree Suites Taupo Deluxe Studio
This tour is
$AUD 2190.00 per person twin share