Does a few rounds of golf, some spectacular views and a bit of self indulgence sound like you? New Zealand has some great Golf courses and while you enjoy playing at the Carrington, Waitangi and Gulf Harbour, we also have some treats lined up.
In the “City of Sails” Auckland you will be treated to a three course dinner on the “Pride of Auckland” yacht while you cruise around the Harbour in the evening. You are free to shop till you drop during the day or maybe take a walk over the city harbour bridge.
Next day head off to the Karikari Peninsula and to the Carrington Resort where you can bird watch and amongst activites offered is clay shooting. Grab your clubs for a round of golf in the afternoon.
Paihia in the Bay of Islands is your next stop. This place is gorgeous to say the least and you will get a good sense of the historical significance of this region during your stay. More golf awaits your attention in the afternoon at Waitangi.
Rounding off your trip on the way back to Auckland with a game at the prestigious Gulf Harbour Course is the icing on the cake.
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Plan and Book Ahead
Preplanning and pre-booking your New Zealand vacation before you depart is essential. Limited accommodation in certain areas during the high season could mean that a town’s accommodation can be booked out well in advance. Without pre-booking, you may find that the you pay a higher rate upon check-in or waste a lot of time travelling between accommodation providers trying to find a suitable option.
We know the best places and with our discounted rates you are guaranteed of receiving well chosen accommodation options at the best possible price. Pre-planning will ensure you make the most of your valuable holiday time. Acrossnz is well-versed with all areas of New Zealand and is totally experienced at arranging well planned self drive itineraries. Feel free to ask the advice of Acrossnz when planning your self drive adventure to make sure you maximize your holiday experience.
Book early: New Zealand has very limited availability in the summer months and often books out well in advance. It is recommended to book early to avoid disappointment.
Create Your Own Self Drive Holiday
Along with choosing one of our prearranged itineraries you can construct your own ‘a la carte’ holiday by booking the rental vehicle from this link and selecting your accommodation from our accommodation link. If you choose to book your accommodation through our link we will happily assist with knowledge on your accommodation choices or amendment your itinerary to ensure your holiday is just what you want.
Camper Vans & Motor Homes
Perhaps you prefer to follow one of the itineraries we have created in a Motor Home? Just book the Motor Home with us and we will be happy to provide you for the full itinerary as well as assisting you with camping ground bookings. Click here to choose some of the cheapest options in NZ.
Arrive Auckland and collect your rental car. The remainder of your afternoon is at leisure; take a walk to Viaduct Harbour the home of the Americas Cup action with vibrant bars and cafes before joining Pride of Auckland yacht this evening for a harbour sailing experience with 3 course dinner included.
Travel north across the Auckland Harbour Bridge through the sprawling northern suburbs of Auckland, travelling to the Karikari Peninsula and Carrington Resort. This beautiful resort is set on the Karikari Peninsula with stunning ocean views and a number of activities such as skeet or clay bird shooting, mountain biking, bird watching and complete with its own vineyard. This afternoon tee off at Carrington for a great round of golf with panoramic views and if your golf isn’t going so well after the first nine holes, stop at the resorts winery for a quick drop before you attempt the second nine!
A short drive today to Paihia, the main centre for the Bay of Islands. The small resort village overlooks the beautiful bay to Russell, an area is steeped in history as the place where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the English and tribal Maori Chiefs. This afternoon enjoy a round of golf at Waitangi Golf Course offering well-groomed greens and fairways surrounded by areas of flowering native trees.
Today head back towards Auckland stopping for your last round. Tee off at Gulf Harbour Country Club with spectacular finishing holes, ocean views and rolling terrain make this one of the most exciting developments in New Zealand. Upon arrival in Auckland return your rental vehicle before your onward journey.
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