Suggested independent itineraries:
3 -5 days starting and finishing Auckland International Airport
Auckland and Northland courses
Arrive Auckland International Airport and transfer to your 40 minutes Air New Zealand flight to Kerikeri then take a 25 minutes transfer to the course. Alternatively pick up a rental car and drive 292 kms to Kauri Cliffs Golf course which will take you approximately 4 hours
Play Kauri Cliffs then fly or drive back to Auckland.
Play Formosa Golf Course then drive or transfer to Auckland International Airport approximately 40 minutes away.
Recommended accommodation: Kauri Cliffs and Formosa Golf Villas.
Central Plateau courses
Arrive Auckland International Airport and transfer to your 40 minute Air New Zealand flight south to Taupo or pick up rental car and drive to Taupo, a three and a half hour drive. If driving go via Rotorua for some sightseeing en route.
Play Wairakei International Golf Course
Play Kinloch Golf Club course then drive or fly back with Air New Zealand to Auckland to catch evening flight.
Recommended Taupo accommodation: Alpine Lake Motor Lodge, Taupo
Arrive Auckland International Airport and take a 1 hour helicopter flight to the Kauri Cliffs Golf Course. Play Kauri Cliffs
Take a door to door helicopter flight to Cape Kidnappers Golf course approximately 3 hours. Play Cape Kidnappers.
After a morning tour of Napier vineyards fly Air New Zealand from Napier to Auckland International Airport
Recommended accommodation: Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers.
3 -5 days starting and finishing Rotorua International Airport
Volcanic Plateau courses
Arrive Rotorua International Airport and pick up rental car for 45 minute drive to Taupo
Play Kinloch Golf course
Play Wairakei International Golf Course then drive back to Rotorua International Airport
Recommended accommodation: Alpine Lake Motor Lodge, Taupo
NZ Two Top courses
Arrive Rotorua International Airport and pick up rental car for 2 hour drive to Napier.
Play Cape Kidnappers then drive 75 minutes to Taupo
Play either Wairakei International Golf Course or Kinloch Golf club before a 40 minute drive back to Rotorua International Airport
Add an extra day and you can play both Taupo courses!
Recommended accommodation: Motel de la Mar, Napier, Alpine Lake Motor Lodge, Taupo
3 -5 days starting Taupo Airport
Pick up car at airport and drive 10 minutes to accommodation at Alpine Lake Motor Lodge
Courses to play:
Wairakei International (10 minutes drive)
Kinloch Golf Club (15 minutes drive)
Cape Kidnappers (90 minutes drive)
Tauhara and Taupo clubs (5 minutes drive)
Airlines flying to New Zealand
Air New Zealand
China Southern Air
Recommended Accommodation in New Zealand
Sky City Grand Hotel
Paihia- Matauri Bay
Paihia Beach Resort
Kauri Cliffs Golf Resort Lodge
Cape Kidnappers Lodge
Copthorne Commodore Hotel
The George Hotel
New Zealand rental car companies
Apex Rental Cars
Budget Car Rental
Thrifty Car Rental
Avis New Zealand
Europcar New Zealand
Please note that in New Zealand you drive on the left hand side of the road