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

I thank you for our wonderful trip to NZ. You and Bill are special people, and we look forward to keeping you as extended family! You are certainly welcome back anytime, and we will look forward to seeing your wonderful family if/when we get out to LA-- maybe Clippers in the playoffs? Blessings to your family.

I will get with Debi, and see which pictures make us look the youngest! If you need any "references or testimonials" that I could share, just let me know how I can help.

—Carlan and Deb Y., Oklahoma City

My wife and I, along with Sandy and George, arrived home about two weeks ago from a trip to New Zealand that you facilitated. The four of us have been traveling together for 47 years after meeting in a small Bed & Breakfast in London in 1971.  We have traveled extensively in Europe, Canada, United States, and South America.

New Zealand was a distant stretch for us, and then we asked Julie for help on the recommendation of friends and she took us to you.  And that was our lucky day!

The five weeks we spent in New Zealand were possibly the most seamless, best organized trip we have ever experienced.  The accommodations were outstanding, everyone of them. The accommodations fit very well with the itinerary that we gave to you. Each and everyone exceeded our expectations from Auckland to Invercargill.  The people we met in the B&Bs were very accommodating and attentive to all of our needs. We did not consider them as hosts but rather New Zealand friends.  The food was excellent.  Tour suggested excursions were always right on target.

I believe the only thing that would have made the trip better was to stay longer.  This was meant to be a onetime experience, but already there has been suggestions of a return.

Thank you for your part of this fantastic adventure!

—Carol and Bob P., PA, USA

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.

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.

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.

Titirangi Golf Club

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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