Queenstown Golf Club

759 Peninsula Rd, Kelvin Heights,

Queenstown, Otago

  • Office

    +64 (0)3 442 9169
  • Pro shop

    +64 (0)3 442 9169
  • Fax

    +64 (0)3 442 5439
  • Golf pro

    Jamie McIsaac (Head Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Hilly - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Lakeside.

  • Designer:

    Unknown

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6103
5840
5174
Par
72
72
74
SSS or slope

Location

Latitude:

-45.042675

Longitude:

168.669432

How to get there:

13 km from Queenstown (by road); 10 minutes from Queenstown Wharf (by water taxi).

6 km east of Queenstown at roundabout in Frankton, where Hwy 6 and 6a split, follow Hwy 6 direction Invercargill. After 2 km cross the Kawarau river bridge and bear left after bridge (Hwy 6 direction Invercargill). After 1 km turn right into Peninsula Rd, direction Kelvin Heights. After 8 km bear right at small roundabout into golf entrance.

Queenstown Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

The Kelvin Heights course at Queenstown Golf Club, is one of the most scenic you'll ever play. Even the view from the car park is awesome. The course sits on a peninsula with the clear waters of Lake Wakatipu all around, and from every hole you feel you can reach out and touch the craggy mountain peaks that surround the lake.

Spectacular views aside, the course itself is a good one. Constantly undulating and therefore a tad hilly, this very good design accommodates a few rocky outcrops and many tall pines. Not surprisingly, a few blind drives are needed to what often feel like tight fairways, so a long-iron or 3-wood may come in handy here, versus belting away with a driver.

Of the many good holes that make up this layout, the plunging par-5 3rd is something akin to a golfing bungy jump (see Did You Know section below) and the par-4 5th wrapped around the lake's shore is fabulous. Unique, memorable and magnificent - make sure you play it!

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Worth booking ahead to ensure tee-time availability, especially at weekends.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

Fitting in with the wonderful mountain scenery, even the clubhouse has a swiss chalet look to it. This area is noted for all manner of outdoor pursuits - especially skiing in the winter (in The Remarkables, Coronet Peak and other snowfields), and water sports of every description in the summer. Just north-east of Queenstown on Hwy 6 is the original site of the Kiwi initiated craze of bungy-jumping. The site is still going strong if you fancy a jump!

Published ranking

New Zealand's 32nd best course (Australian Golf Digest, 2023/24).

Where2Stay

  • Millennium Hotel - Queenstown4 / 5-star

    Corner Frankton Rd & Stanley St, Queenstown

    +64 (0)3 441 8888

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

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

  • Kingsgate Hotel - Terraces Queenstown3-star

    88 Frankton Road, Queenstown

    +64 (0)3 442 7950

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

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

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