Rotorua Golf Clubs

Rotorua, New Zealand has a superb selection of golf courses catering to all skill levels. Arrive in Rotorua and you immediately know you are somewhere like nowhere else. The distinctive smell of sulphur together with lazy drifts of steam escaping into the air let you know you are in Rotorua, N.Z. Hissing geysers, scaling water, bubbling mud and sinter formations provide a very unique backdrop, perfect for playing a round of golf no matter what skill level you are. While you are in Rotorua we recommend that you visit a top Rotorua Cafe, Abracadabra Cafe and Bar.

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Golf Te Puke

A game of golf at Te Puke is a superb day’s golf in the country and still only 25 minutes from Tauranga, Rotorua and Whakatane. The course has a par of 72 and it can be a test for all levels of golfer. This can vary from one of the longest in New Zealand at 6600m to a more sedate 5250m. You choose. It is easy to walk in an environment of fairways lines with native and exotic trees amongst the extensive kiwifruit orchards of the area. It is also one of many activities you can try in the immediate area.

Kawerau Golf Club

'The best kept secret In the Bay'
This picturesque, well groomed 18 hole course is on flat easy walking land and is adjacent to the Tarawera River. Mountain views and the bird life add to the enjoyment for all players. The 6th, 15th and 18th holes, make the course a true test of a golfer's skills. We are open all year round, no tee off times needed. Visitors are most welcome to join the club haggles. The course is only 40km east of Rotorua and situated at the south end of the Kawerau township.

Lakeview Golf Club

Just ten minutes drive from the centre of Downtown Rotorua, the Lake View course offers players the opportunity to test their golfing skills while at the same time enjoying a panoramic view of Lake Rotorua and the surrounding countryside. Facilities include a covered driving range and clubhouse catering. Visitors always welcome.

Golf Pacifica Golf Club

Resort Pacifica's Golf Course was established seven years ago and is shaping up to be a rather special place to play.Set on 75 hectares of rich, gently sloping land a few minutes from Katikati on the way south to Tauranga, this 18-hole new course and clubhouse was designed with Scotland in mind. Design changes include carefully situated groves and copses to tame the breezes and refreshment stops along the course.

The Resort has one of the finest outlooks towards the Kaimai Ranges in the Bay of Plenty.

Rotorua Golf Club

Rotorua Golf Club (Arikikapakapa) is one of New Zealand's leading courses. Situated in picturesque Whakarewarewa, Arikikapakapa is a full 18 hole all-weather links-style and 9 hole "Thermal" course with easy walking and an excellent layout.

Rotorua Golf Club have a fully equipped professional shop with club, trundler and electric cart hire.

The Rotorua Golf Club is close to major hotels and motels, and right next door to the Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve and New Zealand Maori Arts & Crafts Institute.

Springfield Golf Club

Springfield Golf Club is located in central Rotorua, Devon Street West. The course measures at 5639 meters from the blue tees (championship) and 4948 meters from the yellow tees (ladies). The men's club tees (white) play 5434 meters long. The course par 70 mens (72 ladies) might be short but it still offers a great challenge. Springfield is known for its extremely tight fairways (one measuring only 8 meters wide) and its vast amount of trees.

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Taupo Golf Club

Taupo is a natural playground and playing golf at the award winning Taupo Golf Club is no exception. Two magnificent, easy contoured and irrigated 18 hole courses offer challenging golf year round. The choice of course is yours or if time permits take the challenge and play both with a two round discount available. We offer the Centennial "Championship" Course, a regular host of national events including the New Zealand Men's and Women's Championships, and the Tauhara "Club" Course which while less challenging is a favourite of many.


Waiotapu Valley Golf Club

Waiotapu Valley Golf Course is situated approximately 40km in either direction, mid way between Rotorua and Taupo on East Road Reporoa (off Broardlands Road). This delightful 18 hole course measures 5597 metres, par 71 for men and 5145 metres par 72 for ladies. It’s easy walking, but don’t be deceived by the wide open fairways, playing to your handicap is always a challenge. Visitors can pretty much roll up without prior booking.

Wairakei Golf Course

Wairakei International Golf Course - rated by the Prestigious US Golf Digest magazine to be in the top 20 courses in the world outside of the USA.

"A tournament venue of true international standing" Peter Thomson, (Original designer of Wairakei and 5 times British Open winner). The course, although privately owner is primarily here to cater for the Taupo visitor market both domestic and international. Our team of staff have vast experience in hosting corporate events and providing a friendly atmosphere with a touch of New Zealand hospitality.

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