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New Zealand’s South Island is the home of soaring mountains, pristine nature, friendly locals, and picture perfect vineyards. On this tour, you’ll be transported to the purest natural landscapes, from wildlife to wineries, from glacial valleys to star-filled skies, and some of the best golf the South Island has to offer.

Bubbling with activity, Queenstown will be our base for 9 fun-filled days exploring the region, indulging in new adventures and playing spectacular golf courses. For your first round, Jack’s Point is one of the world’s great golfing experiences with views of Lake Wakatipu, and the razorback Remarkables Mountain Range as a backdrop. This course is so sensational you’ll play it twice! You’ll go on to visit Queenstown Golf Club, internationally regarded as one of the most picturesque golf courses in the world.

Our adventures then take us to Arrowtown, a charming and quirky gold rush village nestled below the beautiful peaks surrounding the tranquil Arrow River. This is where we’ll play Millbrook, home of the NZ PGA. Finally, Wanaka will delight you with its laidback feel and scenic golf course.

On this tour, you can opt to fly over the Southern Alps for a unique golf experience teeing off at over 4500 feet high. You can also choose to discover New Zealand’s unmissable Milford Sound. We invite you to discover more about this beautiful tour.

2020 New Zealand South Island Golf Tour

Fully Escorted

18 – 26 March 2020

9 Days | 5 Rounds of Golf

DAY 1: Wednesday 18 March | QUEENSTOWN

Arrive at Queenstown Airport for your private transfer to stunning Queenstown. Sitting on the shores of Lake Wakatipu against the dramatic Southern Alps, this town is picture perfect and the perfect base to explore the South Island’s world renowned natural beauty.

 

We check into the Crowne Plaza Queenstown Hotel overlooking the breathtaking Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables Mountain Range. It is located right in the centre of town and across the road from the popular Steamer Wharf – home to great dining, bars, and a casino.

 

This evening, enjoy a fantastic welcome dinner with drinks to kick off your tour in style and get to know your fellow travellers.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Queenstown (D)

DAY 2: Thursday 19 March | QUEENSTOWN

The level of excitement builds as we are playing Jack’s Point this morning. Like Queenstown, it is bounded by the 2300 vertical metres of the Remarkables Mountain Range and Lake Wakatipu and traverses through wetland to the lake edge. This course is a real treat for the eye as it was designed around the natural landscape, with minimal excavation. You’ll be encountering steep bluffs and wildlife whilst experiencing spectacular 360 views – you won’t want to leave! This championship course offers golfers an exciting challenge with five tee positions to choose from, providing all golfers an unforgettable golf experience.

 

Optional Heli Golf: Enjoy an exciting helicopter flight to the exclusive course at the top of Cecil Peak. Drive, chip and putt out at 4500 feet in the Southern Alps as you attempt to conquer, once and for all, your hole-in-one dream. You’ll feel on top of the world. Additional cost applies.

 

Non-golfers: The day is at your leisure. Discover Queenstown at your own pace. Perhaps you’d like to take a stroll in the Queenstown Gardens, explore a nature reserve or visit one of 75 wineries. Additional cost applies.

 

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Queenstown (B)

DAY 3: Friday 20 March | QUEENSTOWN

Today we take to the fairways of Queenstown Golf Club, known locally as Kelvin Heights. Voted New Zealand’s most scenic golf course, it is set in the amphitheatre of the famous Remarkables Mountain Range and surrounded by the pristine waters of Lake Wakatipu. The undulating fairways are framed by well-established pine trees and the signature 5th hole is sure to have you reaching for your camera. We may stay a little longer at the 19th to savour the amazing views.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Queenstown (B)

DAY 4: Saturday 21 March | QUEENSTOWN

Today you will have the opportunity to choose your own adventure. There’s plenty to keep you occupied here, after all, this is the adventure capital of the world!

 

Optional Excursion: Milford Sound Day Tour with Cruise

The journey to Milford Sound is just as spectacular as the destination itself, whether you travel by road (coach) or air (helicopter). Observe one of the world’s most spectacular sceneries: ancient alpine forest, waterfalls, the famous Mirror Lakes and stunning Christie Falls.

 

Hop aboard the Milford Sound nature cruise, where you’ll spend more than two hours cruising through the untouched wilderness of Fiordland National Park. Experience the cool spray of a waterfall as we move in close to sheer rock faces and watch out for dolphins, seals, and the rare Fiordland crested penguins. This is a day tour you won’t forget. Additional cost applies.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Queenstown (B)

DAY 5: Sunday 22 March | QUEENSTOWN

After breakfast, we’ll enjoy a sightseeing tour of the charming and quirky Arrowtown. It is a delightful gold rush village nestled below the beautiful peaks that surround the sparkling Arrow River. A special highlight is the Chinese settlement at the edge of the river.

 

After our morning of sightseeing, we make our way to New Zealand’s best known golf resort – Millbrook. Designed by New Zealand’s doyen of golf, Sir Bob Charles, and home of the 100th NZ Open 2018, Millbrook features impeccably groomed fairways and greens, demanding hazards and meandering water courses, all surrounded by the alpine backdrop of the Remarkables Mountain Range. Golf at Millbrook Resort is an exhilarating experience.

 

Non-golfers: Stay in Arrowtown a little longer before taking the Millbrook shuttle back into Queenstown and spend your afternoon exploring the city.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Queenstown (B)

DAY 6: Monday 23 March | QUEENSTOWN

This morning, we board our coach to enjoy the sights of Wanaka. You’ll fall for Wanaka’s overwhelming scenery, crystal water and delightful summer weather. With boutique shopping, art galleries, lovely cafes and charming gift stores, this small town is reminiscent of a cosmopolitan city – without the crowds.

We will all make our way to Wanaka Golf Club for a group lunch. Another South Island beauty, this course is surrounded by mountains and overlooks the serene Lake Wanaka. Enjoy two vastly different nines in a tranquil setting that capture any golfers heart.

 

Non-golfers: After lunch with the golfers, you can enjoy a leisurely afternoon in picturesque Wanaka before we get back to Queenstown.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Queenstown (B, L)

DAY 7: Tuesday 24 March | QUEENSTOWN

Enjoy a leisurely morning and lunch before we set off to the Gibbston Valley with its world-class wines pinot noirs and produce to match. Gibbston Valley Winery is home to New Zealand’s largest wine cave, where we’ll enjoy a tour and tasting award wining wines. Then we’re off to board the Skyline Gondola to the top of Bob’s Peak to bask in the views 450m above Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Queenstown (B)

DAY 8: Wednesday 25 March | QUEENSTOWN

Today we return to the incredible Jack’s Point for our final round of golf. Afterwards, there will be some time to celebrate at the 19th, before we make our way back into Queenstown.

 

Tonight we’ll get together for our presentation dinner with drinks where we toast our champions and celebrate wonderful memories and new friendships.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Queenstown (B,D)

DAY 9: Thursday 26 March | QUEENSTOWN

This is where we start saying our farewells. Following breakfast we will arrange a private transfer to Queenstown airport for your return flights.

2020 Inclusions

8 nights accommodation:

  • Queenstown, Crowne Plaza – deluxe lakeview rooms

5 rounds of golf, including motorised carts at:

  1. Jacks Point  2 rounds
  2. Queenstown Golf Club
  3. Millbrook Golf Club
  4. Wanaka Golf Club

Meals:

  • Breakfast daily
  • 1 lunch
  • Welcome dinner and celebration dinner with drinks

Experiences:

  • Skyline gondola
  • Sightseeing in Arrowtown and Wanaka
  • Gibbson Valley Winery visit and tasting

Other Inclusions:

  • Luxury air conditioned coach
  • Private transfers to and from airport
  • Individual and team competition with prizes
  • Fully escorted by Go Golfing’s experienced host

 

Optional Golf: Extreme Golf Experience

Helicopter pickup/drop off, 90 min experience

Cost: AUD 495 (min. 2 players required)

 

Optional Excursion: Milford Sound day Tour and Cruise

Fly-Cruise-Fly: 4.5 hours, includes picnic lunch

Cost: AUD520  Can be affected by weather conditions

Coach-Cruise-Fly: 9.5 hours, includes picnic lunch

Cost: AUD670

2020 New Zealand South Island Golf Tour Pricing

Retail Price

Golfer – Twin Share AUD 5085 pp

Non-Golfer – Twin Share AUD 4147 pp

Golfer Single – AUD 6397 pp

Deposits and Final Payments

  • Initial deposit of AUD 2000 per person must accompany your booking form
  • Final payment (inc. optional extras) is due and payable before 27 November 2019
  • Refer to booking form’s Terms and Conditions for Cancellation and Refunds policy
2021 New Zealand South Island Golf Tour

Fully Escorted

10 – 18 March 2021

9 Days | 5 Rounds of Golf

Early Bird Reward: Save AUD 400pp when you book by 2 March 2020

WED 10 MAR 2021

DAY 1 - QUEENSTOWN

Private transfer to hotel

Check in to Crowne Plaza Hotel

Welcome dinner and drinks

THU 11 MAR

DAY 2 - QUEENSTOWN

Enjoy breakfast at Crowne Plaza

Bucket List Golf: Jack’s Point

Optional: Extreme Heli Golf

Non-golfers: Kiwi Birdlife Park

Evening at leisure

FRI 12 MAR

DAY 3 - QUEENSTOWN

Enjoy breakfast at Crowne Plaza

Picturesque: Queenstown Golf Club

Non-golfers: Cruise Lake Wakatipu on TSS Earnslaw

Non-golfers: Gourmet BBQ lunch at Walter Peak

Evening at leisure

SAT 13 MAR

DAY 4 - QUEENSTOWN

Enjoy breakfast at Crowne Plaza

Gibbston Valley Winery tasting

Skyline Gondola at Bob’s Peak

Evening at leisure

SUN 14 MAR

DAY 5 - QUEENSTOWN

Enjoy breakfast at Crowne Plaza

Arrowtown sightseeing

Championship: Millbrook Golf Resort

Non-golfers: Arrowtown and Queenstown

Evening at leisure

MON 15 MAR

DAY 6 - QUEENSTOWN

Enjoy breakfast at Crowne Plaza

Hidden Gem: Wanaka Golf Club

Evening at leisure

TUE 16 MAR

DAY 7 - QUEENSTOWN

Enjoy breakfast at Crowne Plaza

Day at leisure

Optional: Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise with lunch

WED 17 MAR

DAY 8 - QUEENSTOWN

Enjoy breakfast at Crowne Plaza

Second Round: Jack’s Point

Non-golfers: Day at leisure

Farewell dinner and drinks

2021 Inclusions

8 nights accommodation:

  • Queenstown, Crowne Plaza – deluxe lakeview rooms

5 rounds of golf, including motorised carts at:

  1. Jacks Point x 2 rounds
  2. Queenstown Golf Club
  3. Millbrook Golf Club
  4. Wanaka Golf Club

Meals:

  • Breakfast daily
  • 1 lunch at Robinson Valley + 1 lunch for non-golfers
  • Welcome and farewell dinners with beverages

Experiences:

  • Skyline gondola at Bob’s Peak
  • Sightseeing in Arrowtown
  • Gibbson Valley Winery visit and tasting

Non-golfer experiences:

  • Kiwi Birdlife Park visit
  • Walter Peak gourmet BBQ lunch & vintage steamship cruise
  • Wanaka sightseeing

Other Inclusions:

  • Luxury air conditioned coach throughout
  • Private transfers to and from airport
  • Commemorative polo shirt
  • Individual and team competition with prizes
  • Fully escorted by Go Golfing’s experienced host

 

Optional Golf: Extreme Heli Golf Experience

Helicopter pickup/drop off: 90 min experience

Cost: AUD 495

 

Optional Excursion: Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise*

Fly-Cruise-Fly: 4.5 hours, includes lunch

Cost: AUD550

Coach-Cruise-Fly: 9.5 hours, includes lunch

Cost: AUD695

*Can be affected by weather conditions

2021 New Zealand South Island Golf Tour Pricing

Early Bird Price

Golfer Twin Share – AUD 4,567pp

Non-Golfer Twin Share – AUD 3,985pp

Golfer Single – AUD 5,997pp

Retail Price

Golfer Twin Share – AUD 4,967pp

Non-Golfer Twin Share – AUD 4,385pp

Golfer Single – AUD 6,397pp

Deposits and Final Payments

  • Initial deposit of AUD 500 per person must accompany your booking form
  • Second deposit of AUD 1,500 per person is due 23 July 2020
  • Final payment (inc. optional extras) is due and payable before 25 November 2020
  • Refer to booking form Terms and Conditions for Cancellation and Refunds policy

Queenstown is a beautiful destination with wonderful sites, great activities, delicious restaurants and spectacular golf courses. The tour was hosted by Graeme who could not be more obliging and friendly.

Kim and Jenny, 2017 NZ South Island

Highly recommended!

There is lots of golf and well spaced out. There is a day free to book your own activity… or not.

Anne, 2017 NZ South Island

It was a great trip. Graeme did a wonderful job. I will always recommend Go Golfing again.

Janelle, 2017 NZ South Island

Excellent tour!

Very well organised by Graeme (our host). Golf courses were THE WOW especially Jacks Point and Millbrook.

Judy, 2017 NZ South Island

The golf courses were superb, all of them. The location of the hotel in Queenstown was ideal, and what a town. Loved the lay days and the visit to Arrowtown. Final dinner was very good. Graham was an excellent host who made the whole trip run exceedingly smoothly.

Bob and Jean, 2017 NZ South Island

It is our 3rd tour to South Island NZ with Go Golfing. We just love the place. The golf courses are all amazing, especially Jack’s Point. Queenstown is the most beautiful place to just wander around the town enjoying the amazing views.

Sue and Paul, 2017 NZ South Island

Fantastic experience and well organised.

A good time was had and enjoyed everyone’s company. Accommodation was in an excellent location, just so handy to town and everything.

Kerryn, 2017 NZ South Island

Awesome!

We had a great time with the crew joining the south island tour. Host Graeme was again very helpful and nothing was ever a problem. All the golf courses were great and an absolute pleasure to play. Accommodation was fantastic…

Mark, 2017 NZ South Island

Our host Graeme made our trip very easy. Our fellow golfers definitely added lots of fun and good conversation. Our day doing the winery, cave, gondola and luge was something Desley will always remember as her inner daredevil came to the front and she went parasailing off the mountain. Thanks GO GOLFING for another memorable trip.

John & Desley, 2017 NZ South Island

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