Queenstown and Otago

The southern-most part of New Zealand has crafted a reputation for itself as a premium tourist destination. Depending on the time of year visited this center of adventure, jet-boating, rafting and skiing can present both opportunity and frustration for the international golfer. 

World-class vineyards dot the landscape and accommodations range from the super-luxury to quaint B&Bs. 

Golfers will not be at a loss for great places to swing a club, with the question being how to utilize their limited time most efficiently!

Jack's Point Golf Course

Nestled amongst the Remarkables and jutting into Lake Wakatipu Jack's point boasts of spectacular golf conveniently located just outside of Queenstown.

The Hills Golf Club

The brainchild of owner Sir Michael Hill, this golf course merges sport and art via its on-course sculpture park. The result is a special experience for players looking for a unique round of golf on the South Island.

Millbrook Resort

Set in a natural, alpine amphitheater against the backdrop of the Remarkables Mountain Range, the golf course at Millbrook delivers great golf with a dramatic terrain.

Arrowtown Golf Club

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

Chisholm Park Golf Club

Simply one of the better and most overlooked links-style courses you will find in the country- complete with cliff-top views and wonderful opportunities to play the elements off of the sea

Customer reviews

Here’s a picture of two very satisfied customers for the firms website. I’m happy to give you a testimonial!

—Larry H, New York City

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 ofcourse 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!!

—Peter & Karen S., San Diego, CA