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New Zealand's stunning east coast is at its brightest and bluest in the azure Pacific waters surrounding the top of the North Island. Perhaps the most famous region here is the tranquil Bay of Islands - littered with sheltered islands and gemstone coves, it is a haven for lovers of golf, boating and fishing. It's the perfect location to indulge in the finer things in life; driving balls along emerald fairways atop seaside cliffs, pulling pelagic fish from ocean floor to dinner plate, luxuriating aboard comfortable, ocean going vessels and admiring the region's stunning geography from the air.
The Bay of Islands is home to some of New Zealand's most spectacular golf courses. Taking pride of place and situated near the clear waters of Matauri Bay is the renowned Kauri Cliffs. Ranked in the world's top 100 golf courses, the David Harman-designed PGA par 72 course boasts 18 holes of golfing bliss - 7119 hards/6510 metres of perfectly manicured fairways and greens. Fifteen holes showcase grand sea views and six holes stroll atop plunging Pacific Ocean clifftop. Also nearby and awaiting your best attempt are the majestic seaside courses of Carrington and Bay of Islands Golf Clubs - each providing unique, world class golfing for players of all skill levels.
The perfect day
To launch your ultimate day on the golf course and the quintessential 5-star kiwi experience, awake to hearty cuisine aboard a luxury vessel, catch a scenic chopper flight to the first tee and, on completing all 18 holes, return to your floating accommodation where fishing rods and tender vessels are at your disposal. Round off the evening with an expertly prepared dinner accompanied by fine local wines whilst admiring the sun setting above still blue waters.
To indulge in a luxury holiday of this nature in New Zealand's Bay of Islands, contact Absolute New Zealand. Our six-night Luxury Golf Afloat Cruise incorporates cruising on a luxury boat while spending days playing golf on luxury courses, fishing and delicious culinary experiences. Find out more on our website, or contact us now for tour details and personal service.