Jack's Point Golf Course

Clubhouse Rd, Jack's Point,

Queenstown, Otago 9348

  • Office

    +64 (0)3 450 2050
  • Pro shop

    +64 (0)3 450 2050
  • Fax

    +64 (0)3 450 2058
  • Golf pro

    Luke Leesburg (Head Golf Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Moorland course. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Rugged, open moorland and lakeside.

  • Designer:

    Not a Jack Nicklaus design (as many suppose), but another excellent design from New Zealander, John Darby.

SSS or slope






How to get there:

13 km SE of Queenstown

At the BP roundabout junction (Hwys 6 and 6A), approx 5 km east of Queenstown, head south on Hwy 6, direction Invercargill. After 8 km turn right into Jack's Point. Follow Maori Jack Rd for approx 2 km to golf.

Jack's Point Golf Course

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.

Est. 2008

Jack's Point Golf Course: this relatively recent addition to the South Island's excellent array of championship courses, quickly established a name and reputation that reverberated around the golfing world. Superbly designed by John Darby, this fabulous out-and-back layout is complemented by jaw-dropping lake and mountain views.

If you're not looking up at the Remarkables mountain range, you are probably looking across the wide expanse of equally spectacular Lake Whakatipu. Blending into all this stunning scenery, is a layout that will thoroughly test your game. And there's some interesting linksy features along the way, not least a few dry stone walls to drive over.

Always undulating, always dramatic and scenic, Jack's Point exudes an open and classically linksy character. Nobody said golf was intended to be easy, which parts of this layout certainly aren't. But then again, no one said golf was supposed to be this scenic, which it most certainly is at Jack's Point.

The generally good-width fairways and all other playing surfaces are immaculately maintained. Little wonder Jack's Point is routinely putting a big smile on the faces of all who play here, while quietly reinforcing it's world-class reputation as an absolute "must play".

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Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Course closed for most of June and July.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Nov thru' April): NZ$300 (golf cart included).

Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2024].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

The "Jack" of Jack's Point is not as many believe something connected with the Golden Bear (Jack Nicklaus), but rather with a local Maori hero called Jack Tewa. In the winter of 1862, "Maori Jack" as he was known locally, risked his own life attempting to save two of his companions (Rogers and Mitchell) after their boat overturned on the lake in a freezing, violent squall. Although Rogers eventually succumbed to the appalling conditions, Jack's actions (and those of a mysterious collie dog) certainly saved Mitchell's life.

Published ranking

New Zealand's 5th best course (Australian Golf Digest, 2023/24).


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    +64 (0)3 442 8123

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    • Golf within 30 km:

      Queenstown; Jack's Point; The Hills; Millbrook; Arrowtown

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    +64 (0)3 442 4990

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    • Golf within 30 km:

      Queenstown; Jack's Point; The Hills; Millbrook; Arrowtown

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