Are you looking for one of the most spectacular golf vacations – like no other? Want to escape the cold of northern climes this winter and travel to the land of Queens and Giants? There is no place on earth quite like this fantastic land. Guest author and travel expert, Lisa Wick, just sent us this article featuring the best golf in New Zealand. It’s time to consider a golf vacation, “down under!”
Top 5 Golf Courses in Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown is known as the most scenic city in New Zealand, enriched with year round attractions and activities to suit all ages and budgets. It’s expansive open spaces, diverse terrains and stunning natural beauty has made it the perfect place for world-class golf courses. Amazing Accom has narrowed down the top 5 golf courses in Queenstown below.
Arrowtown Golf Club in Arrowtown
~ Holes: 18 | Par: 70 | Length: 5286m
The breathtaking mountain views and diverse course make it a truly unique experience. Much like Queenstown itself Arrowtown Golf course is a year round destination. This renowned golf course is a must visit attraction for every golf enthusiast who visits Queenstown.
Queenstown Golf Club
~ Holes: 18 | Par: 72 | Length: Men: 6103m Women: 5145m
Situated in the arena Remarkable Mountains enjoying unforgettable mountain views and sights of the glistening waters of Lake Wakatipu. It’s captivating beauty is only surpassed by its intriguing course and customer service, including golf pros to help you perfect your game. Even though its open every day of the week, its in high demand so making a reservation is highly recommended.
The course is situated in the arena of the Remarkable Mountains (view our location) and offers a unique opportunity to play on what is internationally regarded as one of the more picturesque golf courses in the world.
Millbrook Golf Course in Arrowtown
~ Holes: 18 | Par: 72 | Length: Black: 6412m Blue: 6147m White: 5719m Red: 4908m
This 18 hole, par 71-championship course has scenic views of the Remarkables Mountain Range. You can tee off in five different positions to accommodate every level of playing expertise. It’s high altitude (of over 390 mitres) truly make it a unique experience. Designed by the renowned Sir Bob Charles and upgraded by Greg Turner the course creates a world-class dramatic terrain, suitable for every golfer.
The Hills Golf Course Queenstown
~ Holes: 18 | Par: 72 | Length: Men: 6113m – 6596m Women: 5200m
This captivating 18 hole golf course is set over 101 hectares (250 acres) in Arrowtown. Accented by several ponds, waterways, towering native trees and wetlands. This championship course will challenge even the most seasoned players while keeping it entertaining for beginners.
The New Zealand Open will be held in The Hills from the 12 – 15 March 2015.
Jacks Point Golf Course Queenstown
~ 18 Hole | Par 72 | Length: Men: 5806m – 6388m Women: 4980m – 5806m
This modern new course enjoys top quality playing surfaces and challenging courses. It’s dramatic lake and mountain views are the perfect backdrop for a relaxing day on the turf. This distinguished golf course is at its best during the warmer seasons (Oct – May).
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