Jacks Point Golf Course, Queenstown


8 night package includes:

  • 3 nights at Sacred Waters Luxury Apartments, Taupo
    Two Bedroom Thermal Apartment including breakfasts
  • 2 nights at Porters Boutique Hotel, Havelock North
    Deluxe Room including breakfasts
  • 3 nights at The InterContinental, Wellington
    Standard Room including breakfasts
  • 1 round at Kinloch Golf Club (inc. shared cart)
  • 1 round at Wairakei Golf Club (inc. shared cart)
  • 1 round at Cape Kidnappers Golf Club (inc. shared cart)
  • 1 round at Royal Wellington Golf Club (inc. shared cart)
  • 1 round at Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club (inc. shared cart)
  • 8 days car rental of a Toyota Highlander or similar, including CDW insurance, 3rd party liability insurance, theft protection, unlimited km’s, excess refund cover and 24-hour roadside assistance
  • Information guide including driving instructions and times

* Price based on 4 people travelling. Prices available for other group sizes on request.
** Prices also available for private transfers.

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Porters Boutique Hotel Room

Lake Taupo


Sacred Waters Luxury Apartments, Lake Taupo

Sacred Waters Luxury Lakefront Apartments are Taupo’s number one luxury lakefront accommodation. This stylish luxury apartment complex is ideally located, just a few minutes walk to Taupo town centre and a short drive to its famous tourist attractions. With a 5 Star Qualmark rating, the high quality of these apartments is internationally recognised.

Porters Boutique Hotel, Havelock North

Situated in the heart of beautiful Havelock North village and surrounded by the soaring hills of Hawkes Bay, Porters Boutique Hotel offers a unique level of luxury for the area. Guest rooms are stylishly decorated with original local artwork and plush furnishings. Experience the intimacy of a boutique run hotel whilst enjoying the luxury of 5-star amenities.

InterContinental, Wellington

Indulge in 5-star luxury at the InterContinental in Wellington. Sitting by the harbour waterfront, the InterContinental Wellington is the most centrally-located five-star hotel in New Zealand’s capital city. It offers an exclusive club lounge, a fitness centre, 2 restaurants and a bar. Guest will benefit from talking with the award-winning concierge team whose tips and insider knowledge help travellers discover the arts, events, shopping, and culinary cultures.

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Sacred Waters Luxury Apartments

InterContinental Wellington



Wairakei International Golf Course

Rated by US Golf Digest magazine in the top 100 courses in the world outside of the USA, the course is set in the heart of the scenic Wairakei Tourist Park. Designed by Wolveridge and Thomson the beautiful landscaping and magnificent tree lined fairways make it a golf experience not to be missed. This is a magnificent golf course in a very special place.

Kinloch Golf Club

Kinloch is the latest of Nicklaus' exclusive signature clubs to be completed and the only one in Australasia. It was the only course outside of America to be named among the top 10 new courses in the world by United States-based Travel and leisure golf magazine for 2007. Nicklaus proudly states that there is no one signature hole on his courses. He prefers to have 18 holes of outstanding quality, and that is something he has managed here.

Cape Kidnappers Golf Club

How do you follow Kauri Cliffs? Simple, find a site of rare and awesome beauty above 150metre towering cliffs, commission one of the hottest golf course architects, Tom Doak, and make sure every hole has incredible views of the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy your game, and enjoy the setting because you will never play golf anywhere like this again.

Royal Wellington Golf Club

Royal Wellington Golf Club was established in 1895 and received ‘Royal’ status in 2004. It has hosted numerous New Zealand Opens and in 2017 was host of the Asia Pacific Amateur Championships. This traditional parkland design course sits alongside the Hutt River near Silverstream. In 2013 Royal Wellington Golf Course was remodelled to include four brand new holes.

Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club

Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club is regarded by many as one of the greatest links courses in the southern hemisphere. Located just 45 minute’s drive from Auckland’s capital city, Wellington, it sits on the undulating dune land of the Kapiti Coast. The course has hosted the New Zealand Open a record 12 times.

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Paraparaumu Golf Course, 8th Hole

Royal Wellington Golf Course


Day 1

Arrive Auckland International Airport and self-drive or take a 3 hour transfer to Lake Taupo. Overnight in Sacred Waters Luxury Apartments, Lake Taupo.

Day 2

Play a round at Kinloch Golf Club in the morning and have the afternoon free to sightsee in and around the Lake Taupo area. Overnight in Sacred Waters Luxury Apartments, Lake Taupo.

Day 3

Play a round at Wairakei Golf Club in the morning. Suggested visit the spectacular Huka Falls in the afternoon.  Overnight in Sacred Waters Luxury Apartments, Lake Taupo.

Day 4

Self-drive or take a 2 hour transfer from Lake Taupo to Havelock North. Spend some time exploring Havelock North, a pretty country town known for it's art, honey and friendly restaurants. Overnight at Porters Boutique Hotel, Havelock North.

Day 5

Play a round at the world-renowned Cape Kidnappers Golf Club in the morning. Suggested visit to Napier in the afternoon to see it's historical art deco arcitecture.  Overnight at Porters Boutique Hotel, Havelock North.

Day 6

Self-drive or take a 4 hour transfer to Wellington, New Zealands capital city. Relax in the afternoon, or spend some time exploring Wellington's famous museum and art galleries. Overnight in the InterContinental, Wellington.

Day 7

Play a round at Royal Wellington Golf Club in the morning. Take a guided tour of Wellington with a local to get quickly accustomed to the city and it's culture. Overnight in the Intercontinental, Wellington.

Day 8

Play a round at Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club in the morning and ride the historic Wellington cable car to the Cable Car Museum and observatory.  Enjoy spectacular views of the city. Overnight in the InterContinental, Wellington.

Day 9

Depart from Wellington International Airport.


*Please note that the sightseeing and tour options in the above itinerary are optional and serve only as suggestions. Please talk to Golf Explorer about tailoring tours and sightseeing to suit your needs. 

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Sacred Waters Luxury Apartments, Lake Taupo

Cape Kidnappers Golf Course

Wellington Cable Car

Royal Wellington Golf Course


Huka Falls, Taupo

The Waikato River narrows to a 20 metre wide gorge and every second up to 250,000 cubic metres of water gushes through the gorge forming a spectacular visual feast of powerful falls and rapids. Why not also try the Huka Jet Boat, an exhilarating water ride with amazing views of the spectacular Huka Falls. Experience 360 degree spins and speeds of over 80km per hour!

Wine Tour, Napier

Designed for casual imbibers and wine aficionados you can share an appreciation of Hawke's Bay's fantastic wines. Taste great wines made with passion and learn of the areas unique growing conditions. Take home great tasting wines and memories.


Known as the Art Deco Capital of the world, Napier grew out of a massive earthquake (7.9 on the Richter scale) on the morning of 3rd February 1931.  Destroyed by fire, the commercial heart of Napier was rebuilt in the Art Deco style, the style of that era, and as a result became the newest city in the world.  With a variety of buildings in the styles of the 1930s - Stripped Classical, Spanish Mission, and above all Art Deco, Napier is truly unique.  The city is enhanced by palms and the beautiful Norfolk Island pines and is surrounded by the world renowned Hawke's Bay wine region. 

If you want to magnify the Art Deco experience why not travel in February and enjoy the Art Deco Festival, but do book well in advance as this is the busiest time of year in the Hawke's Bay region.

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Te Papa is New Zealand's bold and innovative national museum and a recognised world leader in interactive and visitor-focused museum experiences. It is well worth spending a couple of hours in this unique museum during your stay in Wellington.

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Wellington City View

Huka Falls

  • Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club

Golf Explorer's New Zealand Capital Golf Trail gives you the opportunity to play 5 of New Zealands top 10 golf courses within the space of 8 days.  This will suit anybody who has already played many of the golf coureses in and around Auckland.  Fly into Auckland and then travel directly down to Taupo, Havelock North and Wellington on the North Island of New Zealand and play rounds at: Kinloch Golf Club, Wairakei Golf Club, Cape Kidnappers Golf Club, Royal Wellington Golf Club and Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club. You would be hard pressed to find 5 more spectacular golf courses anywhere in the world.

This self-drive holiday includes some of New Zealand's most luxurious accommodation, including the Sacred Waters Luxury Apartments in Taupo, Porters Boutique Hotel in Havelock North and the InterContinental in Wellington. This high-end accommodation is centrally located and ensures that any downtime off the golf course is thoroughly enjoyed.

With 3 nights in Taupo, 2 nights in Havelock North and 3 nights in Wellington, the itinerary allows for plenty of sightseeing and soaking up of the spectacular New Zealand countryside.  This 8-night package is the perfect mini golf-getaway.

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