GOLF

The ‘Land of the Long White Cloud’ is fast becoming one of the ‘hottest’ new golf destinations with its beauty matched to quality and affordable courses and resorts. Golf in New Zealand offers visitors spectacular scenery combined with dramatic landscapes overlooking the Pacific Ocean, mountain vistas, picturesque valleys, gorges lakes and a variety of farm-lands, unique in the world.

Recognised by the international golfing community, New Zealand won the 2009 Golf Destination of the Year at the IAGTO awards for Asia & Australia. Courses such as Kauri Cliffs, Cape Kidnappers and Wairakei International have been picked for a number of top awards and frequently listed in top 100 golfing lists.

From the top of the North Island discover Carrington Resort, Kauri Cliffs, Gulf Harbour and Titirangi in the country’s largest city, Auckland. The central North Island offers travellers a huge variety of scenery on both sides of the coast and the chance to play Lakes Pauanui, Wairakei International and Cape Kidnappers in the Hawkes Bay before travelling down to Wellington, to play on well-known links course, Paraparumu Beach. Along the way discover the fairways of friendly and local associated golf clubs – The Rotorua Golf Club, Napier Golf Club, Tirau Golf Club and Taupo Golf Clubs, to name just a few. The South Island Clearwater, Terrace Downs and Pegasus Town offer resort golf in the Canterbury area, with Millbrook and Jacks Point in being natural finale’s to your golf itinerary.

FLAMINGO DMC have developed a range of fantastic itineraries to suit players of all levels incorporating the best of New Zealand’s golf resort courses, championship courses as well as some local clubs with a selection of premier sightseeing activities throughout the regions of New Zealand.