The Charm of New Zealand

Travel & Golf

Custom NZ Travel & Golf for Inspired Travelers

We have specialized in luxury travel to New Zealand since 1990. Trust the Experts.

Make your NZ golf vacation a truly memorable experience.

Many golfing holidays incorporate more than simply rounds at top 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.

As the New Zealand travel experts our aim is to deliver authentic Kiwi experiences so you understand the charm and beauty of this special country. For 29 years our team has selected accommodations, partners, and guides to provide a better experience.

We provide a high level of personal service, professionalism and attention to detail. Each trip is customized. Your itinerary is truly yours- made to your preferences and tailored to your interests... outside of great golf of course!

We turn good holidays into great ones by providing a well-planned and well-executed travel experience. If we can help save costs through our wholesale contracts, maximize the investment of your time and provide memories to be shared between friends and loved ones then we have succeeded.

Contact us today. We would love the opportunity to prove we know New Zealand better than any other.

Meet Our Team

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.

Custom Itineraries

Your time is valuable and your time in New Zealand should be used efficiently. We have worked with parties of all sizes: PGA professionals & club members, couples, families and friends. Trips are tailored to your needs.

Since 1990

Years of knowledge and direct relationships throughout New Zealand allow us to provide better options and pricing for travel, accommodations, and activities. We know New Zealand.

Beyond Golf

New Zealand affords the opportunity to experience something novel and authentic. Playing world-renowned courses aside, our aim is to produce for you the broader idea of an inclusive itinerary. Air, golf, cuisine, travel, wine, touring & accommodations.

Customer reviews

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.

—Dawn P., Highland Ranch, CO

We could not have been happier with this trip! The Best of New Zealand, you and Frank, did an outstanding job planning our itinerary, and making this the trip of our dreams! All of the accommodations were superb, and the time coordination of flights, driving, etc. was great! It really allowed for a stress-free and fun vacation. We really felt like we experienced New Zealand at it’s very best, and would highly recommend you to all of our friends! We hope to return someday!

Thank you again!

—B St Hillaire, Florida

Featured golf courses

Kinloch Club

This Nicklaus design offers views of both surrounding mountain ranges and Lake Taupo and will challenge even the best golfers in the world.

Royal Wellington Golf Club

A private club conveniently located just outside of the Wellington city-center, Royal Wellington is in rare air as the only New Zealand club to be granted Royal status by the British monarchy. And although a historic venue, this picturesque parkland course has undergone a recent 2-year redesign to now play at a modern lengths.

Cape Kidnappers Golf Course

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.

Kauri Cliffs Golf Course

With fifteen holes either along side the Pacific Ocean or played from a commanding view, Kauri Cliffs remains one of the top destinations for golf in New Zealand, and one of the most beautiful in the world.

Blog

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Plans for Pegasus & the Christchurch Golf Area

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