Crafting custom itineraries for inspired travelers
We have specialized in luxury travel to New Zealand for 27+ years.
The Best of New Zealand Golf is a boutique travel company that markets iconic and exclusive New Zealand golf and luxury accommodations. We provide a high level of personal service, professionalism and attention to detail – the result is an itinerary tailored to the specific needs of each individual client.
For 27+ years our team has hand-picked select properties to provide clients a true Kiwi experience. In order to maintain the highest level of quality we continuously review accommodations and courses.
We believe your travel to New Zealand, and time within the country, should be filled with great memories and experiences to be shared for years to come. Our objective is to turn good holidays into great ones by providing a well-planned and well-executed travel experience.
Years of close relationships throughout New Zealand allow us to provide you with better vacation options- including pricing for travel, accommodations, and activities. Many golfing holidays incorporate more than simply rounds at top courses. Our aim is to deliver an authentic Kiwi experience so you too understand the charm and beauty of this special country.
Meet Our Team
Planning a trip to New Zealand? The Best of NZ Golf team is a 100% professional travel agency comprised of Kiwis, Fijians and a even a few Americans! Our combined 100+ years of experience creating customized itineraries to New Zealand removes speculation out of planning and helps you make the right travel decisions from the outset.
Contact us and please let us know how we may serve you.
Your time is valuable and your time in New Zealand should be used efficiently. We have worked with parties of all sizes: PGA professionals and club members, couples, and small groups of families and friends. Your trip is tailored to your needs.
Years of knowledge and direct relationships throughout New Zealand allow us to provide you with better options and pricing for travel, accommodations, and activities.
New Zealand affords golfers with an opportunity to experience true Kiwi authenticity- from world-renown courses to those which pay homage to a more legacy experience. We accommodate travel and the broader idea of an inclusive itinerary.
Frank and the Best of NZ team were exceptional in their planning support and execution of our trip to NZ North Island. We gave them the parameters - dates and golf courses we wanted to play and the pacing we wanted for the trip in terms of days in each region - and they produced an absolutely amazing trip for us. All of the arrangements were flawlessly executed and we sailed through the trip effortlessly. their expert advice - how much driving vs. in country driving would be ideal for us to maximize our experience, the excursion to Cape Reinga which was amazing, having our dinner prepared the first night after a long day getting to Bay of Islands was perfect and the selection of accommodations in Hawke's Bay was brilliant.
We will never forget the spectacular views from Kauri Cliffs golf course, the jet boat rides in Taupo, cycling through the vineyards in Hawke's bay and ending up sipping chardonnay with lunch at Clearview winery, the splendor of playing golf among the birds and grounds at Wairakei, and of course the spellbinding course at Cape Kidnappers. We could tell Best of NZ have strong relationships in NZ because the people we encountered in NZ as our guides/hosts reflected just that - professional and friendly. NZ was an amazing, epic experience for us and we could not have asked for better support and execution from Best of NZ/Frank and his team. We cant wait to go back, this time to the South Island!!!!
Thanks again Frank, YOU are the Best and the Best of NZ is truly the BEST!!
It was a trip of a lifetime with truly unique beauty not found anywhere else. A New Zealand trip requires a specialist who knows the lay of the land the unique challenges of traveling and sight-seeing there.
The country looks a lot smaller than it really is, and travel times are longer than one can assume.
The route chosen by Cristina helped us maximize our time there. I’m usually a do it yourself traveler, but for this trip I’m sure glad I had Cristina at Best of New Zealand.
High atop a windswept plateau, this former farmland is now a championship style course and boutique resort. With the Pacific Ocean and famed gannet colony the 5,000-acre property allows guests to experience true Kiwi rugged and rural luxury.
This Nicklaus design offers views of both surrounding mountain ranges and Lake Taupo and will challenge even the best golfers in the world.
A course that should not be ignored by golfers searching for a true Kiwi experience, this course is challenging and unique in its use of terrain and native plants. A gem of the country
A true point of pride for New Zealand golf this Alister MacKenzie designed gem remains a great course to play today
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