Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific
From beachside fairways to cliff-hugging greens, Australia, New Zealand and the islands of the South Pacific offer a collection of world-class golf courses and luxury golfing getaways to match.
Avid golfers, and their non-golfing partners, are equally indulged right across our region.
From Melbourne’s prestigious sandbelt golf clubs to Tasmania’s remote coastal links and spectacular Australian outback courses; fairways lined with kangaroos or greens enjoying endless ocean vistas, Australia has one of the highest number of golf courses per capita in the world, and keen golfers are never far from the opportunity to swing a club
Tara Iti, Cape Kidnappers, Kauri Cliffs and Kinloch; New Zealand boasts some of the finest modern golf courses in the world. With privileged access to some of the most prestigious courses and luxury accommodation that lines some of the most spectacular fairways, our Travel Design team can curate bucket-list personalised golfing experiences that are as captivating as they are challenging.
Even in the islands of the South Pacific our Travel Design team can help get you into the swing of things; from Vomo’s 9 hole pitch and putt to Laucala’s stunning private 18-hole course.
Some Of Our Favourite Golf Experiences
These itineraries have been designed to inspire you with a small selection of the many unique adventures to be had in this beautiful region. Once you have a feel for the destinations and experiences that best resonate with you, we will tailor every element of your perfect luxury travel itinerary, exclusively for you.
The ultimate Australian golfing getaway by private jet.
3 nights’ accommodation (2 nights Barnbougle Lost Farm Lodge and 1 night King Island), a round of golf at Cape Wickham (18 holes), Ocean Dunes (18 holes), Barnbougle Dunes (18 holes) and Barnbougle Lost Farm (20 holes) with pull-cart and full-size bag hire, return private jet flights Essendon - Barnbougle - King Island - Essendon.
Enjoy a golfing getaway to the Bay of Islands
The course at Kauri Cliffs is one of the best in New Zealand and often rated amongst the best in the world! Enjoy the dramatic coastal views of the Cavallli Islands in the distance as you make your way around the course. After carding a respectable score, make the half hour walk from the seventh tee to beautiful Pink Beach for a well earned BBQ lunch and drinks in the sun.
3 nights’ accommodation (3 nights at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs including all meals), private return airport transfers between Kerikeri Airport and your accommodation, a round of golf including equipment (if required), and a BBQ picnic lunch on Pink Beach.
Golf your way around the top courses of New Zealand's North Island
Most of New Zealand’s best golf courses are found on the North Island. Start in our biggest city of Auckland before making your way north to Te Arai Links and Kauri Cliffs for the most spectacular seaside courses in the country. Then head to the centre of the island where you’ll find two fantastic courses on the serene shores of Lake Taupo. Finally, finish on the dramatic clifftops at Cape Kidnappers and unwind in the vineyards of Hawke’s Bay.
12 nights’ accommodation (2 nights at the Park Hyatt Auckland, 2 nights at Te Arai Links, 3 nights at the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, 2 nights at Huka Lodge, 3 nights at the Farm at Cape Kidnappers, inclusive of breakfast daily, 4 lunches and 8 dinners), private car and driver transfers to and from airports and accommodations, round of golf at Titirangi, round of golf at Te Arai Links, round of golf at Kauri Cliffs, private yacht cruise in the Bay of Islands, round of golf at your choice of course in Taupo (Kinloch or Wairakei), round of golf at Cape Kidnappers, and a cycling wine tour of Hawke's Bay.
Absolutely all of New Zealand's best courses
This itinerary is for those who want to stay and play at all of New Zealand’s top golf lodges, as well as playing all the best courses in between. Start in Queenstown where you have half a dozen courses to choose from, and make your way north, finishing at the North Island’s luxurious golf lodges.
17 nights’ accommodation (4 nights at Millbrook Resort, 2 nights at Otahuna Lodge, 3 nights at the Farm at Cape Kidnappers, 2 nights at Huka Lodge, 3 nights at Te Arai Links, and 3 nights the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, inclusive of breakfast daily, 5 lunches and 10 dinners), private car and driver transfers to and from airports and accommodations, private helicopter excursion to Milford Sound with Extreme Tee, round of golf at your choice of two courses in Queenstown (such as Jack's Point, The Hills or Millbrook), round of golf at Clearwater, round of golf at Cape Kidnappers, cycling wine tour of Hawke's Bay, round of golf at your choice of course in Taupo (Kinloch or Wairakei), round of golf on both the North and South courses at Te Arai Links, round of golf at Kauri Cliffs, and a private luxury yacht cruise of the Bay of Islands.
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