14 Day South Island On Par Golf Holiday Package
Discover the stunning South Island with this all inclusive New Zealand golf holiday package…
Golf Package Includes:
- 14 Nights in 4.5 Star Accommodation
- Car Hire: Premium Toyota RAV4 Automatic including Full Insurance (0-18 months old)
- 18 Holes at Clearwater Golf Club, Christchurch
- 18 Holes at Millbrook Resort, Queenstown
- Milford Sound Nature Cruise ex Queenstown by Scenic Coach
- 18 Holes at Wanaka Golf Course, Wanaka
Day 1 Arrive Christchurch
Arrive in Christchurch, New Zealand’s Garden City. Collect your rental car from the airport, discover the city or relax in your Christchurch accommodation at Peppers Clearwater Resort and Golf Club.
Stay 2 nights in Christchurch.
Day 2 Christchurch
Today walk in the footsteps of Clearwater graduates such as Jason Dufner, Bubba Watson and women’s golf star Lydia Ko on Clearwater’s manicured fairways and greens surrounded by natural spring-fed lakes as you enjoy your 18 hole round of golf. The course features both the standard Par 72 championship layout (5 tees) and an Executive Par 60 “30|30″ challenge designed by Sir Bob Charles. Set within nearly 200 hectares of the Clearwater Resort and just minutes from Christchurch International Airport, New Zealand’s premier championship golf course has something for everyone.
Day 3 Lake Tekapo
Driving time Christchurch to Lake Tekapo 227 km / 141 miles, 3.5 hours
Travel south across the Canterbury Plains and inland towards the majestic Southern Alps. Cross the barren Mackenzie Country to reach the glacial lakes as you journey towards Lake Tekapo. Lake Tekapo presents many world class attractions such as the famous Church of the Good Shepherd, the luxurious spa complex Tekapo Springs and of course the world famous Mt John Observatory.
Stay 1 night in Lake Tekapo.
Day 4 Dunedin
Driving time Lake Tekapo to Dunedin 286 km / 177 miles, 4.5 hours
Travel to Dunedin, one of the best preserved Victorian and Edwardian cities in the southern hemisphere. Dunedin offers a diverse range of experiences including the Cadbury Chocolate Factory, the Speight’s Brewery, Larnach Castle and of course the stunning Otago Peninsula. Explore Dunedin and visit attractions of interest.
Stay 2 nights in Dunedin.
Day 5 Dunedin
Relax and explore Dunedin today with the option to play golf at one of the many golf courses in the area, please enquire for further information. Or add on the Taieri Gorge Railway Adventure and explore the various gorges and viaducts inland of Dunedin by train.
Day 6 Queenstown
Driving time Dunedin to Queenstown 282 km / 175 miles, 4.5 hours
Journey through Central Otago before arriving in Queenstown, New Zealand’s adventure capital and scenic resort town.
Explore downtown Queenstown in the afternoon and evening.
Stay 4 nights in Queenstown or Arrowtown.
Day 7 Queenstown
Enjoy 18 Holes of Golf at the prestigious Millbrook Golf Resort. This scenic golf course will provide you with the most unforgettable Queenstown golfing experience. Designed by renowned professional and master golf Sir Bob Charles. Millbrook’s course is best described as a mix between the world-class immaculately manicured ‘Parklands’ courses and ‘Links’ courses, offering a variety of natural hazards including tussocks, streams, schist stone, trees and buildings. Option to play at Jack’s Point Golf Course or The Hills Golf Course instead.
Day 8 Queenstown
Relax and explore Queenstown today with the option to play golf at Jack’s Point or The Hills Golf Course.
Day 9 Queenstown > Milford Sound
Enjoy a scenic coach journey through heartland New Zealand to reach Milford Sound where you will enjoy a 2.5 hour Milford Sound Nature Cruise. Stare in amazement as Milford Sound will impress! Sheer cliffs, towering snow capped mountains, cascading waterfalls, sub-tropical rain forests, marine life… words just don’t do it justice, you have to see it for yourself! After your cruise, relax while your coach travels through stunning scenery delivering you back to your Queenstown accommodation.
Day 10 Wanaka
Driving time Queenstown to Wanaka 70 km / 43 miles, 1 hour
Drive over the beautiful Crown Range, New Zealand’s highest State Highway and admire the vistas from fantastic viewing points. Be sure to stop at the historic Cardrona Hotel for a refreshment before your arrival into Wanaka, boasting panoramic views, a relaxed atmosphere and a myriad of walking tracks.
There is so much on offer in Wanaka, enjoy one of the many stunning walking tracks; take a look around Wanaka’s boutique shops, visit Puzzling World, Wanaka’s iconic illusional attraction as well as the famous National Toy and Transport Museum and Warbirds and Wheels Museum, or just sit back and relax and take in the stunning views.
Stay 2 nights in Wanaka.
Day 11 Wanaka
Today play a challenging 18 holes of golf at the picturesque Wanaka Golf Course surrounded by mountains and overlooking Lake Wanaka! It is nestled above the township of Wanaka boasting superb views and a very high standard of course maintenance. The course at Wanaka Golf Club is set in spectacular alpine scenery. The front nine is blessed with views over Lake Wanaka township to the lake and mountains beyond. The back nine has more of a parkland feel with tree lined fairways and views of Mt Iron, Mt Gold and the Cardrona Valley. Snow-capped peaks surround the course in winter, but the climate in Wanaka ensures it is playable all year round.
Day 12 Franz Josef
Driving time Wanaka to Franz Josef 285 km / 177 miles, 4 hours
Discover the Haast Pass Highway where there are many short walks and natural attractions to view along the way. Continue north, through dense rain forest broken by rugged coastal vistas, towards New Zealand’s glaciers and Franz Josef.
Stay 1 night in Franz Josef.
Day 13 Hokitika
Driving time Franz Josef to Hokitika 134 km / 83 miles, 1.5 hours
Discover more West Coast beauty as you travel to Hokitika, famous for its arts and crafts. Watch a masterpiece being crafted from gold, molten glass, paua or bone or carve your own creation from wood or jade “pounamu.” Take in Hokitika’s natural beauty, enjoy its expansive beach or one of the many walking tracks.
Stay 1 night in Hokitika.
Day 14 Christchurch
Driving time Hokitika to Christchurch 253 km / 157 miles, 3.5 hours
Driving along the Arthurs Pass Highway through Porters Pass and Arthur’s Pass National Park is one of the most stunning drives in New Zealand. This coast-to-coast route traverses the Southern Alps – an incredible showcase of pristine mountains and rivers. Highlights include the impressive Waimakariri and Otira River gorges, driving along the Otira Viaduct and exploring natural wonders like the Castle Hill Rocks and Cave Stream Reserve.
Arrive in Christchurch, go out for a lovely evening meal and celebrate a fantastic holiday!
Stay 1 night in Christchurch.
Day 15 Depart Christchurch
Drop your rental car off at Christchurch Airport and depart Christchurch.