New Zealand: Coastal Golfing Getaway

Duration: 7 days

Highlights: - Seek cliff-top golf games and spectacular coastal views at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers
- Discover the natural beauty during a game of golf at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs
- Choose to enjoy a range of outdoor pursuits, including mountain biking and hiking
- Enjoy delectable cuisine made from the freshest ingredients accompanied by unforgettable views

This journey is a golf enthusiast’s dream, with stays at two luxurious lodges that each boast courses encompassing spectacular natural landscapes. The Farm at Cape Kidnappers will see you play atop breathtaking cliffs with stunning sea views, and The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs offers 5 sets of tees, to suit every skill level. With some of the North Island’s most spectacular landscapes yours to explore on this adventure, view the world’s biggest mainland colony of gannets at Cape Kidnappers, seek adventures on foot, bicycle or horseback, and take your tastebuds on tour as you savour delicious epicurean delights.

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Day 1: Arrive Cape Kidnappers

On arrival into Napier meet your representative and privately transfer to your rustic-luxe accommodation, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers.

Overnight: The Farm at Cape Kidnappers

 

Days 2 - 3: Cape Kidnappers

With the next two days yours to explore the spectacular estate and surrounds at leisure, you will be spoilt for choice. Home to not only a lodge and spa, this unique property also boasts one of the world’s top golf courses, a sanctuary for some of New Zealand’s most precious flora and fauna, and a working farm. Completed in 2004, the spectacular golf course has been hailed as one of the great modern marvels in golf. Built on a ridge-and-valley landscape and with stunning sea views, Cape Kidnappers Golf Course plays high above the ocean atop dramatic cliffs. Tee off for an unforgettable game. When not playing golf, take time to explore the property at your own pace with a self-guided bushwalk along one of the many trails. The hospitable lodge team can help you plan the perfect activities.

Overnight: The Farm at Cape Kidnappers

Meal Plan: B,L,D

 

Day 4: Bay of Islands

Savour a delicious breakfast before continuing your journey, with a transfer to Napier Airport, flying onward to the breathtaking Bay of Islands. On arrival into the Bay of Islands airport (Kerikeri), meet your representative and transfer by private vehicle to your luxurious home away from home for the remainder of your journey, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs.

Overnight: The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

Meal Plan: B,L,D

 

Days 5 - 6: Bay of Islands

This spectacular region is your playground for the next two days. Northland is renowned for its spectacular coastlines, marine reserves and kauri forests. For those with a penchant for a good game of golf, Kauri Cliffs’ course will not disappoint. The par 72 championship golf course offers five sets of tees to challenge every skill level. Fifteen holes view the Pacific Ocean, six of which are played alongside cliffs which plunge to the sea. The beautiful inland holes wind through marsh, forest and farmland.

For those looking to get out and explore, opportunities abound for outdoor pursuits within the picturesque Kauri Cliffs property. The lodge team can suggest and organise all manner of activities from hikes to the waterfall, to a game of tennis, picnics on Pink Beach, guided bird watching, farm tours, and much more (some at additional cost).

Overnight: The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

Meal Plan: B,L,D

 

Day 7: Depart Bay of Islands

After savouring a farewell breakfast, transfer by private vehicle to the Bay of Islands airport (Kerikeri) for your onward flight*.

Meal Plan: B

 

Note:
*Flight not included.

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