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Imagine waking up to an inspiring vista, breakfasting on the waterfront, teeing off at one of the world’s most beautiful golf courses and ending the day with a glass of award-winning wine and gourmet experience…Queenstown is the place to do this and more.
Surrounded by majestic mountains and nestled on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, it’s easy to see why Queenstown is rated as one of the world's top destinations and the Southern Hemisphere’s premier four season lake and alpine resort. And for golf lovers it gets even better….
Six golf courses, all within a 25-minute radius of the town centre, offer everything from family friendly 9-hole courses to breathtaking fairways with rugged mountain backdrops and immaculately groomed 18-hole championship courses.
Add to that the cosmopolitan buzz of Queenstown with its distinct seasons and diversity of experiences ranging from the mild to the wild, and you have a golf holiday to suit everyone.
With the sun rising at 5am and setting as late as 10pm in the peak of summer, there’s plenty of time to enjoy the many festivals, wineries, cafes, restaurants, biking trails, walks and other adventures the region is famous for.
Blessed with a stunning mountain backdrop, this five-star resort is home to one of the finest alpine golf courses in the world. The par-72 championship golf course, designed by the grandmaster of golf Sir Bob Charles, has been transformed into 27 interchangeable holes with nine stunning new holes designed by former international golf professional Greg Turner and Scott McPherson.
Queenstown Golf Course - Kelvin Heights
Situated on the end of Kelvin Heights Peninsula surrounded by the dramatic Remarkables mountain range and pristine waters of Lake Wakatipu, this sunny 18 hole par 72 course is picture perfect.
This 18-hole international course, designed by John Darby, has sweeping 360-degree vistas of the razorback Remarkables mountain range and Lake Wakatipu and winds its way through wetland, tussock grasslands, rocky outcrops, native bush and steep bluffs.
Enjoy the luxury of New Zealand’s golf at its very finest. Located on the outskirts of Arrowtown over 101 spectacular hectares, The Hills’ world-class course caters to discerning golfers from all around the world and has been home to several New Zealand Golf Opens.
This is a unique first class course regarded by many as one of the finest country courses in New Zealand. Set in the stunning and tranquil surroundings of Arrowtown’s rolling hills, the challenging course winds through narrow schist rock features and immaculate undulating greens.
Frankton Driving Range and Golf Course
Frankton Golf Centre and Golf Academy offers a 9 hole short course and 10-bay covered driving range. It’s family-friendly and ideal for all abilities, from serious golfers wishing to practice to beginners wanting to learn the game.
Need help planning your golf holiday in Queenstown? Queenstown has a number of golf specialists who can help with all aspects of your trip. Using their local expertise they can arrange anything from all inclusive packages to transport, lessons, equipment hire and green fees - the only thing you'll need to think about is your handicap.
For more information about golfing in Queenstown visit www.queenstownnz.co.nz/information/golf-queenstown/
To download the 'Pure Queenstown' Golf Guide go to www.queenstownnz.co.nz/information/Maps/
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