NZ Golf Holiday specialists
Premier Golf Courses
About Greenfernz NZ Golf Holidays:
1. Family run business, specializing in bespoke and personalised New Zealand golf and fly fishing experiences.
2. Operating since 2004 and founded by native Scotsman, now proud Scottish-Kiwi Alistair Tod.
3. Offices based in Kinloch, Lake Taupo and Tauranga, Bay of Plenty.
4. Extensive and established network of guides and knowledge of the North and South Islands of New Zealand.
5. Commercially licenced for fully guided and escorted private / group tours in fleet of Mercedes vehicles.
Top New Zealand Golf Courses
Kauri Cliffs Golf Course
Located in the Bay of Islands, Kauri Cliffs is often voted a favourite for our clients. The setting has a large amount to do with it, however we believe that if you either start or finish here during your vacation, then you are onto a winning combination. It is simply magical!
Tara Iti Golf Club
Uber exclusive and private, we know them well and we can get you access, however there are some hoops and conditions ! We'll walk you through the process, as this Tom Doak design is one of the finest golf courses anywhere in the world. If you wish to tick it off the bucket list, you'll not regret the experience at this gem of links land.
The Kinloch Club
This Jack Nicklaus Signature Course is a fantastic challenge. Undulations, bumps and hollows are everywhere - bring your "A" game...! It is considered one of New Zealand's toughest courses, so it is best to be open minded before arriving here. The views and the course layout are exceptional.
Wairakei Golf & Sanctuary
Wairakei is the grandfather of international golf courses in New Zealand. It has stood the test of time and is one of the favourites of New Zealanders for its beautiful surroundings and stunningly attractive golf holes.
Cape Kidnappers Golf Course
The Pirates Plank, and Widows Walk are two aptly named holes on this Tom Doak designed golf course. Cape Kidnappers once ranked No.1 in the world according to the Daily Telegraph, and that ensures that it must be on every avid golfers bucket list.
Royal Wellington Golf Course
Arguably New Zealand's finest club course after a $7 million upgrade and redesign in 2013. The course meanders its way through sympathetic plantings of native grasses and bush, and blends beautifully into the surrounding palate that was presented to the designers - Greg Turner and Scott Macpherson.
Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club
Considered one of New Zealand's finest links courses, "Param" as it is better known by locals, is designed by Alex Russell, famous for his assisting Dr Alister MacKenzie on many of his Australian designs.
The Hills Golf Club
The Hills are very much alive....The host of the NZ Open for the past few years is a magical golfing experience and adds to an already remarkable golf scene for Queenstown.
Jacks Point Golf Club
Quite simply one of the most stunning pieces of golf real estate in the world. A sense of tranquility will overcome you playing Jack's Point, as each hole tells a different story. A must on any itinerary.
Top New Zealand Golf Accommodations
Kauri Cliffs Lodge
Kauri Cliffs has become one of the world’s most renowned and impressive golf lodges. The lodge affords spectacular 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean. Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panorama which can be viewed from the verandas, living room, card room and guest cottages.
Dunalistair House, Kinloch Golf Course
Dunalistair House is a stunning 4 bedroom holiday home for rent overlooking the 3rd and 4th holes of the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course in New Zealand at Kinloch. Offering an opportunity perfectly suited for golf groups travelling together, Dunalistair has 4 large ensuite bedrooms along with unique design features with panoramic pavilion overlooking the Kinloch course, Lake Taupo and hills in the distance. The home has been recognised as one of New Zealand's premium award winning homes.
Huka Lodge is without doubt one of the world's finest retreats. Located minutes from Taupo, in the central North Island, the property offers some of the finest cuisine, the clearest air, and the finest wines. Taupo is an adventure play ground and also is home to two of the countries finest golf courses - The Kinloch Club and Wairakei International.
Kinloch Manor & Villas
This remarkable piece of architecture has been created by Andrew Pattison Architects, the famed and award winning designers. This castle-like structure offers 10 accompanying villas, making it an exceptional option for staying at a stunning location in the central North Island. Kinloch is located only 15 minutes drive from Taupo.
Farm at Cape Kidnappers
On the exterior, the Lodge resembles a cluster of farm buildings. Local materials are incorporated into graciously scaled rooms full of natural light and unexpected treasures. Comfort and ease are at a premium, with each room taking on a character of its own while harkening back to the rural feeling of the New Zealand sheep station and wine country.
Spacious cottages, each with breathtaking views, open to large porches overlooking a stunning Pacific panorama.
With its fresh and modern interiors that blend with the stunning views over Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri's Deluxe Suites in particular offer some of the finest rooms in New Zealand (the views from the bath tubs are out of this world!) We recommend at least a 4 night stay in the Queenstown region to make the most of this incredibly diverse area.