New Zealand Best Stay and Play Golf Resorts


   

Best Stay & Play Golf Resorts in New Zealand

New Zealand offers incredible variety, from oceanfront subtropical courses in the north to alpine settings in the south. The golf courses are set against a backdrop of stunning New Zealand nature and awe inspiring scenery.

Not only does New Zealand have a reputation for spectacular vistas, it has also secured a name as a haven for outdoor adventure seekers. For golfers wanting to combine the best of New Zealand's panorama, plenty of excitement and world-class facilities, Cape Kidnappers delivers big-time. 

Although it's a longish drive to the northern tip of the North Island, the scenery alone ensures you are well rewarded, and two of New Zealand's golfing jewels await ... the much heralded Kauri Cliffs and the also stunning Carrington Estate. In addition to its 5-star accommodation and services, the 3,000-acre Carrington Estate includes an impressive winery and a wonderfully scenic and challenging Matt Dye designed championship golf course

We are happy to highlight the very best Stay & Play golf resorts New Zealand has to offer.

 New Zealand Golf Map   To make the most out of your golf trip, look up the location of the Stay & Play resorts and nearby courses on the New Zealand golf map. It will help you with your planning to play the best courses during your vacation.

Where2Golf has applied a rating to each golf course visited. The rating scale, 5 (highest) to 1 (lowest), attempts to provide an indication of the golfing experience you can expect at each rated course. On the maps we have indicated golf hotels and Stay & Play resorts with the following symbol Stay & Play Golf Resorts

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click on the green arrow in the toolbar OF the table below to sortStay & Play Golf Resort.Private course – for members and their invited guests only.Unrated course – not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.2-star: reasonable standard. Good value, especially if better courses not available.3-star: a good course with many fine features.3+ (3-gold): a good course with many fine features. One of our top-rated 3’s.4-star: a must play course - excellent standard.4+ (4-gold): a must play course - excellent standard. One of our top-rated 4’s !5-star: simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.5+ (5-gold): simply the best - golf courses don’t get better than this. One of our top-rated 5’s!
Cape Kidnappers 5b.gif5-starHastings / NapierNew Zealand
Carrington Estate 5a.gif5-starWhangareiNew Zealand
Clearwater, NZ 4b.gif5-starChristchurchNew Zealand
Dunes, The (Matarangi) 4a.gifAucklandNew Zealand
Formosa (NZ) 4b.gif4-starAucklandNew Zealand
Gulf Harbour 4b.gif3-starAucklandNew Zealand
Kauri Cliffs 5b.gif5-starWhangareiNew Zealand
Kinloch, NZ 5a.gifTaupoNew Zealand
Lakes Resort - Pauanui 4b.gif4-starAucklandNew Zealand
Millbrook 5a.gif5-starQueenstownNew Zealand
Terrace Downs 4b.gif5-starChristchurchNew Zealand
Wairakei Intl 4b.gif4-starTaupoNew Zealand
 

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