Aroha luxury New Zealand Tours
10 Day - Luxury Golf Tour - nationwide
play some top golf courses in the world!
Kauri cliffs, wairakei, Cape Kidnapper, the hills
Some of the world class golf courses that have recently been built and re-developed in the last few years are set in some of the most unique and spectacular scenery of the world. Our small luxury group golf tour packages are designed to be social as well as allow you to enjoy the relaxing solitude you may desire. Golf Tours New Zealand
*This Tour can start in any of the 3 main centres of Auckland, Rotorua or Queenstown.
*We can add days or reduce the travel time to your request.
*We can add or change suggested activities to your special needs.
All tours are private, depart daily, and can be customized to suit individual interests and schedules. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0064-21-890611 for more information about our luxury New Zealand tours. Our Vehicles
Day 1: Auckland Arrival - NORTH ISLAND
You will be met on arrival at Auckland International Airport by your Aroha NZ Tours Representative, and transferred to your accommodation in our luxurious vehicle. Accommodation: Auckland - Hilton Hotel, Sofitel, Langham, De Bretts or Mollies Hotel (luxury)
Day 2: Auckland – Bay of Islands/Northland
Private Pick up from your Inner City Hotel to the domestic Airport in Auckland were you will take a domestic flight to Keri Keri in the Bay of Islands. A taxi will await you and transfer you to your luxury Lodge accommodation. The Bay of Islands/Northland is a world-renowned holiday destination for deep sea and big game fishing as well as sailing and cruising throughout the many picture perfect islands, bays and coves. It is also known for its dolphin and whale watching, its secluded beaches, lush native bush walks, and historic attractions. It epitomises clean, green New Zealand. In the afternoon we have planed the first round of Golf:
(Full day Golf at Kauri Cliffs:) The Kauri Cliffs golf course, designed by David Harman, of Golf Course Consultants in Orlando, Florida, is an eye-popping 6510metre par 72 that overlooks the ocean. Kauri Cliffs was named 49th best golf course in the world by Golf magazine and awarded Best New International Golf Course in 2001 by Golf Digest. Since it opened in 2000, Kauri Cliffs has quickly gained a worldwide reputation that was enhanced in March 2003 when it was the site for Shell's Wonderful World of Golf and a match, hosted by veteran American broadcaster Jack Whittaker, featuring American PGA Tour star Fred Couples and New Zealander Michael Campbell. The inland holes wind through marsh, forest and farmland, and 15 holes have sea views. Six holes are played along the clifft op that plunges into the sea and in that way are unmatched by any course anywhere. Accommodation: Bay of Islands - Kauri Cliffs (superior) or Carrington Resort(luxury)
Day 3: Bay of Island/Northland (Private charter flight to Cape Reinga)
For the morning we can arrange a Fly/Drive" ½ day tour to Cape Reinga. The initial stage of the tour consists of a flight to Cape Reinga via Northlands harbours, including 90 Mile Beach. Once on the ground a comfortable air-conditioned mini-bus will meet the aircraft. It will take you on a 2½ hour tour around the top of New Zealand. After a 20 minute drive, we reach the Cape Reinga Lighthouse where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean. Our local guide will accompany you on your walk to the lighthouse, sharing the myths and legends or this very spiritual area. The return flight to the Bay of Islands includes some of the most spectacular coastal scenery Northland has to offer. You will fly over the Parengarenga Harbour and Great Exhibition Bay, which are only visible by air or by sea. This area is very remote and without a doubt one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand with it's pure white silica sand and crystal clear water. We can arrange a private Helicopter flight over this area, please make an enquiry. (Optional and extra charge, make an enquiry).Relax with a lunch at the Carrington resort winery.
Or (Half day Golf at Carrington Cliffs): Located on the Karikari Peninsula, Carrington Resort's course is the centrepiece of possibly the most diversified resort complex in New Zealand. Carrington (named after the daughter of the owner) opened in early 2002 and then underwent a significant re-design by Matt Dye, nephew of the legendary Pete, in late 2003. Accommodation: Bay of Islands - Kauri Cliffs (superior) or Carrington Resort (luxury)
Day 4: Bay of Islands - Lake Taupo (or stay at Hawkes Bay to play at Cape Kidnapper, ask us about your tour options)
You will be picked up from your accommodation to be taken to the domestic Airport in Keri Keri to take a flight back to Auckland and than a flight to Rotorua/Lake Taupo. In the afternoon you can relax in the tranquil settings of your most luxury lodge style accommodation. There are many activities to participate in from walking treks to adventure activities like Sky diving. We can organisedfor lunch a fishing/cruise trip on the nearby Lakes. A boat will take you to the many isolated coves and bays fringing the edges of the great lakes. Here you can fish for Rainbow trout, swim and picnic near the beautiful crystal-clear water. The area is home to some of the finest Rainbow and Brown trout in the world. The challenge of landing one can be met with the assistance of your own fishing guides. Accommodation: Taupo - Huka Lodge (superior) or The Point Villas, Hilton Hotel, Chalet Eiger or Acacia Cliffs Lodge or Cape Kidnapper Lodge
Day 5: Lake Taupo (Full day Golf at Wairakei International): Wisely, the Wairakei International Golf Course owners hired the original architect, Michael Wolveridge, to complete the re-design. Wolveridge worked on the original layout with Commander John Harris and five-time British Open winner Peter Thomson. Wolveridge has added new bunkers, cleared away unsightly underbrush and created more water hazards. It has made Wairakei the finest non-coastal golf course in the country. Or Today we have arranged a full day gold at the famous Cape Kidnapper Golf course. Or: Completed in 2004, our spectacular New Zealand golf course has been hailed as one of the great modern marvels in golf. Cape Kidnappers golf course is currently ranked the 41st best golf course in the world by Golf Magazine. Accommodation: Taupo - Huka Lodge (superior) or The Point Villas, Hilton Hotel, Chalet Eiger or Acacia Cliffs Lodge or: Cape Kidnapper Lodge
Day 6: Lake Taupo/Rotorua – (Helicopter trip to Volcanic White Island, Rotorua Geothermal pools and Maori Show)
In the afternoon we can arrange a helicopter flight and landing on an active volcano White Island Situated 50 kilometres offshore, this active island volcano constantly emits a cloud of steam and periodically erupts to a greater extent expelling volcanic ash several thousand metres into the atmosphere. The main vent is below sea level and protected by crater walls. You can walk right inside its main crater just above sea level with a minimum of physical effort and without undue risk. This allows you to experience at first hand nature's immense power as gas and steam burst up from far below the earth's crust. Rotorua is the capital of Maori art and music, we can arrange to visit the world-renowned “NZ Maori Arts and Crafts” and “Geothermal” centre located in what is known as 'Te Puia'. Here you will see the world famous Pohutu Geyser, the largest such geyser in the Southern hemisphere. Watch a 45-minute Maori cultural performance displayed in a traditional Maori meeting house where you can enjoy the beautiful songs, music and culture of the Maori. Or (Full day Golf at Kinloch) (Instead of the above activities) Jack Nicklaus has designed courses in 27 different countries but this is the first Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course to be built in New Zealand. The Jack Nicklaus design philosophy is to enhance the natural environment allowing the surroundings of the location to shape each hole. He uses natural features to enhance shot values so those golfers can work on every aspect of their game. This approach has earned him an enviable reputation. Accommodation: Taupo - Huka Lodge (superior) or The Point Villas, Hilton Hotel, Chalet Eiger or Acacia Cliffs Lodge
Day 7: Lake Taupo – Queenstown/SOUTH ISLAND
You will take a domestic flight to the South island. Queenstown, New Zealand, is the Southern Hemisphere’s premier four season lake and alpine resort. Surrounded by majestic mountains and nestled on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown’s stunning scenery is inspiring and revitalising. World-renowned for its adventure, Queenstown is home to a huge choice of adrenaline based activities. There’s also plenty on offer if you enjoy the great outdoors, superb food and wine, and a more relaxed place. Accommodation: Queenstown -Azur Lodge, Matakauri Lodge, Blanket Bay or The Spire Hotel (Superior), Sofitel or Millbrook Resort (Luxury)
Day 8: Queenstown (Full day Golf at "The Hills"):
The Hills was designed by Darby Partners and opened in 2007 to host the New Zealand Open. Set over 500 acres of land across a glacial valley, The Hills is home to an incredible array of flora including native brown top grasses and wild native mountain tussocks. Sculptures crafted by New Zealand artists compliment the natural beauty of the course’s lakes, waterways and wetland areas. Winter snow and frost conditions provide the ideal climate for the finest grasses suited to the modern day game of golf. Accommodation: Queenstown - Eichhards, Azur Lodge, Matakauri Lodge, Blanket Bay or The Spire Hotel (Superior), Sofitel or Millbrook Resort (Luxury)
Day 09: Queenstown - (Helicopter flight to Milford Sound-Fiordland National Park)
Today we can organise a helicopter flight to Milford Sound. The icon of Mitre Peak beckons you as your helicopter lifts off to begin your journey into Milford Sound. Get up and close with some of the most spectacular mountains and glaciers in the Southern Alps before landing at Milford. Experience the Sound up close and personal with great photo opportunities of Mitre Peak and the Bowen falls. Upon departing Milford via the Harrison Valley take in the beautiful blue green icefalls, true rivers of ice, as we land you exclusively upon Ngapunatoru Plateau of Mt Tutoko. One of the few companies with this privilege! Return to Queenstown via isolated valleys with impressive views to make this special trip truly memorable.
Or (Half Day Golf at Jacks Point): Breath-taking terrain and cutting-edge golf architecture seamlessly come
together at Jacks Point golf course to create a new golfing mecca, opening for general play in December 2008. Jacks Point is an exceptional integrated lifestyle and residential development on 1200ha of pristine lakeside land near New Zealand’s South Island alpine resort of Queenstown. The centrepiece of Jacks Point is its magnificent 18-hole championship golf course at The Preserve on Lake Wakatipu. Accommodation: Queenstown - Eichdardts, Azur Lodge, Matakauri Lodge, Blanket Bay or The Spire Hotel (Superior), Sofitel or Millbrook Resort (Luxury)
Day 10: Queenstown
Your personal guide will take you back to your departing flight at the airport.
As a matter of course, we do not publish prices for these luxury tours as they can vary enormously for tailor-made travel. There are a number of factors which will influence the price of your travel arrangements: these include the standard of hotel (we offer a variety of premium to the super-luxurious), the season, the level of private guiding/transfers and the complexity of the itinerary. Our specialists will be delighted to discuss the various options in more detail with you.