The 4 Day Auckland Golf Tour is pure delight for a golfing aficionado. Start in Auckland with some exploring and shopping while you warm up for the big one.
The Formosa Golf Resort covers a huge 440 acres and today thats where you’ll be teeing off. By the end of play you can look forward to an evening a top the Sky Tower, that zooms above Auckland City, at the aptly named Observatory restuarant.
The next couple of days will be spent playing golf at the Gulf Harbour Course and at the Watingi Golf Course. While you wander from shot to shot you cant ignore the fabulous surrounding views.
What better way to spend a weekend than trying out your swing amongst a slice of Kiwi golfing heaven.
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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.
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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.
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Arrive Auckland - Formosa Golf Day - Auckland to Gulf Harbour - Karikari Peninsula to Paihia - Paihia to Auckland - Depart Auckland
Arrive Auckland and collect your rental car. Check into your hotel, right in the heart of the city. The remainder of your day is at leisure; take a walk to Viaduct Harbour the home of the Americas Cup action with vibrant restaurants and an abundance of nightlife.
Today is a morning round of golf at Formosa Golf Resort, this course covers an area of 440 acres, which makes it New Zealand’s longest championship course at 6,650 metres off the Pro (Black) Tees.The 18-hole golf course has a par of 72. There are 4 tees per hole: forward, regular, championship, and professional, so that everyone can play and enjoy the course. Return to the city with the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Tonight go to the top of the Sky Tower and enjoy dinner with a view in the Observatory Restaurant.
Travel north across the Auckland harbour bridge towards Gulf Harbour Country Club only a 45-minute drive from downtown Auckland. Pass Orewa with its long sandy beaches before reaching the Gulf Harbour. This afternoon enjoy a round of golf on this 6,400 metre, par 72 golf course, as it meanders through native grasses and vegetation with its natural look and feel from start to finish. The front nine is slightly hillier and has an open feeling, while the back nine wanders towards the ocean and culminates with some of the most scenic holes anywhere.
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.
Today is at leisure before returning your vehicle to Auckland International Airport for your onward journey.
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