South Island trips

South Island Golf Highlights

6 Days
22km
14mi

Route

Auckland Central to Central Queenstown

Highlights

  • Dramatic golf holes
  • Championship courses
  • Stunning locations

Best time of year

All year

Follow this itinerary as it takes you to the best golf locations in the South Island. Begin your journey in Christchurch at the classic Clearwater Golf Club and continue on to the golf haven, Queenstown. Here you can visit an impressive line up of courses including Jack's Point, Millbrook and The Hills.

The South Island is known for it's soaring mountains and untouched landscapes. Discover courses that have been expertly designed to show off the best of their surroundings.

 

Info

Clearwater Golf Club - practice putting at the 10th tee

Photo by Clearwater Golf Clu Limited

Day 1

Auckland to Christchurch

1 hr

30 mins

Auckland

Fly from Auckland to the picturesque Christchurch, a hub for travel in the South Island. Set aside a few hours or a day to play Clearwater, a short drive from the airport. The championship course has played host to a number of professional events on the PGA tour, Australasian PGA Tour and Ladies European Tour. Designed by John Darby in consultation with New Zealand golfing legend Sir Bob Charles, you'll be starting your trip in style.

Situated near Victoria Park in the city centre, La Zeppa has fabulous views of the Sky Tower and the

Start in Auckland Central

This is the heart of Auckland, with a relaxed coastal living vibe by day and a night-time energy shared by the inner-city suburbs that surrounds it.

Explore the surrounds of Christchurch, Canterbury.

End in Christchurch

Christchurch city promises an eclectic mix of historic elegance and contemporary culture. As the gateway to the South Island, it's a must on any itinerary.

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