New Zealand Time: 21/04/2014 4:32:50 p.m.     Email: info@arohatours.co.nz     Cell: 0064-21-890611 Aroha Tours - Luxury  New Zealand Tours & Travel
Aroha Tours
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Aroha luxury New Zealand Tours
10 Day - Luxury Golf Tour - nationwide
play some top golf courses in the world!
Kauri cliffs,Cape Kidnapper, the hills, Jack's point
stay at the most premium lodges
this country has to offer

Some of the world class golf courses that have recently been built and re-developed in the last few years are set in some of the most unique and spectacular scenery of the world. Our golf tour packages are designed to be social as well as allow you to enjoy the relaxing solitude you may desire.  Golf Tours New Zealand

 *This Tour can start in any of the 3 main centres of Auckland, Rotorua or Queenstown.
*We can add days or reduce the travel time to your request.
*We can add or change suggested activities to your special needs.

All tours are private, depart daily, and can be customized to suit individual interests and schedules. Please contact us at info@arohatours.co.nz
 or 0064-21-890611 for more information about our luxury New Zealand tours. Our Vehicles   Day 1: Auckland Arrival - NORTH ISLAND
You will be met on arrival at Auckland International Airport by your Aroha NZ Tours Representative, and transferred to your accommodation in our luxurious vehicle. Accommodation: Auckland – Langham Hotel, Hilton Hotel or Sofitel Hotel  

Day 2: Auckland – Domestic flight to Bay of Islands/Northland
Private Pick up from your Inner City Hotel to the domestic Airport in Auckland were you will take a domestic flight to Keri Keri in the Bay of Islands. A taxi will await you and transfer you to your luxury Lodge accommodation. The Bay of Islands/Northland is a world-renowned holiday destination for deep sea and big game fishing as well as sailing and cruising throughout the many picture perfect islands, bays and coves. It is also known for its dolphin and whale watching, its secluded beaches, lush native bush walks, and historic attractions. It epitomises clean, green New Zealand. Optional activities: Scenic Flight/drive to Cape Reinga! The initial stage of the tour consists of a flight up to Cape Reinga via Northlands spectacular harbours, such as the Whangaroa Harbour and the Rangaunu Harbour. We also pass across some beautiful beaches such as Coopers Beach, Doubtless Bay and of course the famous Ninety Mile Beach. From Ninety Mile Beach we then fly inland where we land at our airfield, which is only 20km from the Cape Reinga lighthouse. Once on the ground a comfortable air-conditioned mini-bus will meet the aircraft. It will take you on a 2½ hour tour around the top of New Zealand. After a 20 minute drive, we reach the Cape Reinga Lighthouse where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean. Our local guide will accompany you on your walk to the lighthouse, sharing the myths and legends of this very spiritual area. The return flight to the Bay of Islands includes some of the most spectacular coastal scenery Northland has to offer. Accommodation: Bay of Islands at Kauri Cliffs Lodge

Day 3: Bay of Islands - Golf at Kauri Cliffs
The Kauri Cliffs golf course, designed by David Harman, of Golf Course Consultants in Orlando, Florida, is an eye-popping 6510metre par 72 that overlooks the ocean. Kauri Cliffs was named 49th best golf course in the world by Golf magazine and awarded Best New International Golf Course in 2001 by Golf Digest. Since it opened in 2000, Kauri Cliffs has quickly gained a worldwide reputation that was enhanced in March 2003 when it was the site for Shell's Wonderful World of Golf and a match, hosted by veteran American broadcaster Jack Whittaker, featuring American PGA Tour star Fred Couples and New Zealander Michael Campbell. The inland holes wind through marsh, forest and farmland, and 15 holes have sea views. Six holes are played along the cliff op that plunges into the sea and in that way are unmatched by any course anywhere. Accommodation: Bay of Islands at Kauri Cliffs Lodge

Day 4: Bay of Islands – Domestic flight over Auckland to Hawkes Bay  
You will be picked up from your accommodation to be taken to the domestic Airport in Keri Keri to take a flight back to Auckland and than a flight to Hawkes Bay. This morning take a scenic drive to the East Coast of the North Island and an area known as Hawke’s Bay.  Beautifully preserved 1930’s architecture is Napier's special point of difference. A national disaster resulted in Napier becoming one of the purest Art Deco cities in the world. On the morning of February 3rd, 1931 a massive earthquake - 7.9 on the Richter scale - rocked Hawke's Bay for more than three minutes. Nearly 260 lives were lost and the vast majority of buildings in the commercial centre of Napier were destroyed, either by the quake itself or the fires that followed. Rebuilding began almost immediately, and much of it was completed in two years. New buildings reflected the architectural styles of the times - Stripped Classical, Spanish Mission and Art Deco. Napier's city centre has the feeling of a time capsule - the seamless line of 1930’s architecture is quite extraordinary. Optional activities: Hawke’s Bay’s warm, maritime climate and varying landscapes also produce some of New Zealand’s richest and most complex Chardonnays. Visit with us some of the the region’s oldest wineries are
Mission Estate (est. 1851), Te Mata Estate, Vidal Estate, Church Road and Esk Valley Winery. Today Hawke’s Bay is New Zealand’s second biggest wine producing region with over 100 vineyards and more than 80 wineries producing both innovative and classic wine styles. Most of Hawke’s Bay’s wineries produce less than 200,000 litres per annum and are family owned, providing a true boutique experience to complement award winning winesOr. Cape Kidnappers is an extraordinary sandstone headland to the east of Hastings in Hawke's Bay. It was named by Captain Cook after an attempt by local Maori to abduct one of his crew. The cape is home to the largest and most accessible Gannet colony in the world. Take a guided tour and travel in comfort in our air conditioned 4 x 4 wheeled vehicles, through Cape Kidnappers Station - traversing riverbeds, broad rolling pastures, through stands of native bush, steep gullies and breathtaking inclines.Accommodation: Hawke’s Bay at Cape Kidnappers Lodge

Day 5: Hawkes Bay -
Golf at Cape Kidnapper
New Zealand's top course is one that every serious golfer in the world must play. Considered "the leader among the many cliffside courses that claim to be the new Pebble Beach" Golf Digest ranked it the tenth best course in the world outside of the US, and stated "Kidnappers is terrific, a masterpiece no less". With 7,137 yards/6,520 metres of luxury golf, the par 71 Cape Kidnappers golf course simply must be seen, and played, to be believed. Accommodation: Hawke’s Bay at Cape Kidnappers Lodge
 
Day 6: Hawkes Bay – Domestic flight to Queenstown - SOUTH ISLAND  
Take a domestic flight to the South island. Queenstown, New Zealand, is the Southern Hemisphere’s premier four season lake and alpine resort. Surrounded by majestic mountains and nestled on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown’s stunning scenery is inspiring and revitalising. The region is renowned for incredible adventure activities and spectacular outdoor terrain. Queenstown's a four season resort with distinct and beautiful seasons. Queenstown has transformed into a sophisticated cosmopolitan town, tucked into a picturesque bay on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, beneath majestic mountains. There’s a permanent buzz in downtown Queenstown, where you’ll find a fantastic choice of restaurants, a lively bar scene and excellent shopping. Accommodation: Queenstown at Matakauri Lodge

Day 7:
Queenstown - Golf at Jack’s point
Breath-taking terrain and cutting-edge golf architecture seamlessly come together at Jacks Point golf course to create a new golfing mecca, opening for general play in December 2008. Jacks Point is an exceptional integrated lifestyle and residential development on 1200ha of pristine lakeside land near New Zealand’s South Island alpine resort of Queenstown. The centrepiece of Jacks Point is its magnificent 18-hole championship golf course at The Preserve on Lake Wakatipu. Accommodation: Queenstown at Matakauri Lodge

Day 8: Queenstown - (2-3h Helicopter flight to Doubtful Sounds-Fiordland National Park)
The helicopter will collect you from and landing post near the lodge property. After leaving the picturesque Queenstown, we fly over vast NZ high country, large scale sheep and beef farms, secluded alpine lakes, extensive NZ native forests with towering mountains as far as the eye can see. Doubtful Sound is a massive wilderness area of rugged peaks, rainforest and twisting, hidden inlets - all deep in the heart of Fiordland National Park. Known for its pristine beauty and wildlife, Doubtful Sound is the second largest of the 14 fiords in Fiordland National Park and is three times longer and 10 times larger than Milford Sound. It is home to bottlenose dolphins and fur seals. Optional activities: You could try skiing, snowboarding, bungy jumping, paragliding, jetboating, sky diving and more! Or, if you want something a little more relaxed, you can choose from numerous family activities, nature experiences, tours and beauty spas. Please talk with us. Our team of experts is very happy to assist you with any further enquiries. Winter sports, nearly all activities can be enjoyed all year round - Queenstown's a four season resort with distinct and beautiful seasons. Or: Take a private tour through Central Otago. Central Otago is New Zealand’s fastest growing wine region and also it’s most scenic. Drive through the famous Kawarau valley and gorge. Stop at, which is widely regarded as a safe spectator attraction the famous Kawarau Gorge Bungy Jumping exhibition. Visit the surrounding areas to Arthur's Point stop in Arrowtown, a historic colonial village that takes you back into the Gold Mining days of the Otago region. Or: Only 45m west you find a little Paradise the tiny settlement of Glenorchy. This is one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand and Taupo used for a favourite location in several Hollywood film productions and commercials around the world. Glenorchy is one of the gateways to Mt Aspiring National Park covering a large World Heritage area. Travel further into the Park along a most picturesque river and multiple river arms to a forest glade. The high peak of Mt Earnslaw and its Glacier is powering over this area. Surrounded by awe-inspiring peaks and mysterious hidden valleys shrouded in native Beech forest, your specialist guides will bring to life the variety of landscapes, vegetation and wildlife within this unique area, as well the captivating stories of the original Maori and early pioneers. Accommodation: Queenstown at Matakauri Lodge

Day 9: Queenstown - Golf at "The Hills”
The Hills was designed by Darby Partners and opened in 2007 to host the New Zealand Open. Set over 500 acres of land across a glacial valley, The Hills is home to an incredible array of flora including native brown top grasses and wild native mountain tussocks. Sculptures crafted by New Zealand artists compliment the natural beauty of the course’s lakes, waterways and wetland areas. Winter snow and frost conditions provide the ideal climate for the finest grasses suited to the modern day game of golf. Accommodation: Queenstown at Matakauri Lodge

Day 10: Queenstown – domestic flight to Auckland - NORTH ISLAND
A taxi will take you back to your departing flight at the airport.  

As a matter of course, we do not publish prices for these luxury tours as they can vary enormously for tailor-made travel. There are a number of factors which will influence the price of your travel arrangements: these include the standard of hotel (we offer a variety of premium to the super-luxurious), the season, the level of private guiding/transfers and the complexity of the itinerary. Our specialists will be delighted to discuss the various options in more detail with you.

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