New Zealand: Coastal Golfing Getaway

This journey is a golf enthusiast’s dream, with stays at two luxurious lodges that each boast courses encompassing spectacular natural landscapes.

Journey Overview

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.

Journey 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
Itinerary

Journey Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Cape Kidnappers

On arrival into Napier meet your A&K representative and privately transfer to your rustic-luxe accommodation, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers.
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Day 2: Cape Kidnappers

Today enjoy playing 18 holes on the par 71 golf course measuring 6,569 metres. With cliff-edge fairways perched 140 metres above sea level, and with surface that remains firm and fast, this 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.

In addition to boasting one of the world’s top golf courses, this unique property is also a sanctuary for some of New Zealand’s most precious flora and fauna, and a working farm.
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers | BLD

Day 3: Cape Kidnappers

Enjoy a day at leisure to explore the spectacular estate and surrounds. Choose from a range of activities including a self-guided bushwalk along one of the many trails, visit to the gannet colony, a picnic at Black Reef, Can-Am Adventure tours, clay-bird shooting, shepherding shows and Kiwi Discovery Walks (additional cost).
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers | BLD

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 A&K representative and transfer by private vehicle to your luxurious home away from home for the remainder of your journey, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs. This spectacular region is your playground for the next two days. Northland is renowned for its spectacular coastlines, marine reserves and kauri forests.
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs | BD

Day 5: Bay of Islands

Today enjoy playing 18 holes on the par 72 championship golf course that 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.
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs | BLD

Day 6: Bay of Islands

Enjoy a day at leisure. For those looking to get out and explore, opportunities abound for outdoor pursuits within the picturesque Kauri Cliffs property. On site activities vary from hikes to the waterfall, a game of tennis, picnics on Pink Beach, guided bird watching, farm tours, and much more (some at additional cost).
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs | BLD

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*.
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Note

*Flights not included.

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Accommodation

Accommodation

The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hawkes Bay

New Zealand: Coastal Golfing Getaway

Set atop 6,000 rolling acres of pasture land, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers encompasses terrain which is reminiscent of Montana but plunges ... Read more

The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, Bay of Islands

New Zealand: Coastal Golfing Getaway

Set on 6,000 acres near Matauri Bay, Northland, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean. Cape ... Read more

Journey Dates & Prices

As this suggested itinerary can be personalised to your specific requirements, it is not available for online booking.

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 or send us a booking enquiry to book this journey.

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