North Island trips

Enjoy Golf in the Lower North Island

7 Days


Wellington Central to Wellington Central


  • Breathtaking scenery
  • Memorable food & wine
  • Outstanding links golf

Best time of year

All year

This journey visits a few of the stunning golfing locations in the North Island of New Zealand. It follows a loop north from Wellington through the renowned Martinborough wine region and the Manawatu farming districts. Then, you can travel down the west coast to the capital. The journey finishes with the renowned links Paraparaumu Beach and the newly opened championship course, the historic Royal Wellington Golf Club - the first royally endorsed club in New Zealand.


Day 1

Arrive in Wellington

1 hr

7 mins

83 km

52 mi


Your journey to Martinborough (only an hour from Wellington Airport) is also the start point for the classic wine trail. For good reason - from this quaint picturesque village, you can walk to over 30 wineries.

Wellington Harbour

Start in Wellington Central

Whether you want to dabble in history or indulge at divine restaurants, Wellington is a capital city with a great deal of style. Enjoy!

Martinborough Square

End in Martinborough

Explore the wine village of Martinborough, at the heart of the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail.

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