Best Of The North Island MF01

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Join our fully escorted golfing-enthusiasts tour in March 2013 which explores the very best of New Zealand's North Island.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: New Zealand
End Location: New Zealand
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: 6 March 2013
Difficulty: Suitable For Most Travellers

About The Operator

Accreditations: Section coming soon
Years In Business: 8

Tour Highlights
-Play golf at the best golf courses that the North Island of New Zealand has to offer including scenic Kauri Cliffs and the magnificent Cape Kidnappers Golf Course, listed as the best course in the world by The Daily Telegraph (UK).
-Scenic touring through some of the most picturesque parts of New Zealand in a luxury air conditioned Mercedes minivan with experienced driver / guide.
-Quality accommodation, conveniently located to golf courses and attractions.
-Friendly golf competition with daily prizes.
-Welcome and farewell dinners at top local restaurants.

Special Notes
-This tour is open to a maximum of sixteen guests.
-There will be a maximum of eight guests to each twelve seat Mercedes minivan and each will be driven by an experienced and friendly local tour guide who stays with the tour from start to finish.
-Two vehicles provide more flexibility than one large coach. Guests will experience the benefits of a small private tour, yet enjoy being part of an organised group golf tour.
-These tours have guaranteed departures.
-Golfers of all abilities and ages are welcome.
-Additional sightseeing trips and rounds of golf are available on each day.
-Scenic touring is broken up with numerous photo and refreshment stops.

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
-7 rounds of golf (Formosa, Kauri Cliffs, Gulf Harbour, Wairakei International, Kinloch, Cape Kidnappers and Paraparaumu)
-Electric carts at each course.
-11 night’s 4 & 5 star hotel accommodation with breakfast.
-Welcome dinner in Auckland and farewell dinner in Wellington.
-Transfers and touring in a late model air-conditioned Mercedes minivan with local guide.
-Golf competitions with prizes and golfing merchandise.
-24 hour on-call assistance from your Playing Around New Zealand tour office.
-New Zealand goods & services tax (GST) at 15%

Excludes
- International flights

Optional Extras
-Golf and activity bookings on leisure days.
-Sightseeing and activity program for non-golfers.
-Accommodation before and after the tour.

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Auckland (Wednesday March 6th 2013) Morning / Afternoon: Complimentary transfer from Auckland arrival point to the Stamford Plaza Hotel. Evening: Welcome dinner at Orbit Restaurant (Auckland Sky Tower) Accommodation: Stamford Plaza Hotel – Deluxe Room
Day 02. Auckland (Thursday March 7th) Morning: Golf at Formosa. You will travel to the golf course across Auckland Harbour on a 30 minute ferry ride. Ferry departs downtown at 09:00. Formosa tee time at 10:00. You will return via a scenic road tour of Auckland and arrive back at the hotel by 17:00. Evening: At leisure in Auckland. Accommodation: Stamford Plaza Hotel – Deluxe Room
Day 03. Auckland - Bay of Islands (Friday March 8th) Morning: Travel to Paihia (3 hour drive) Afternoon / Evening: At leisure. Please see Bay of Islands guide for activity options. Accommodation: Waterfront Suites - Poolside Suite
Day 04. Bay of Islands (Saturday March 9th) Morning: Golf at Kauri Cliffs. Tee time: 10:30am Afternoon / Evening: At leisure. Accommodation: Waterfront Suites - Poolside Suite
Day 05. Bay of Islands - Auckland (Sunday March 10th) Morning: Travel to Gulf Harbour (Auckland) via breakfast at Whangarei Marina. Afternoon: Golf at Gulf Harbour (tee time 13:00) followed by transfer to Auckland City. Accommodation: Stamford Plaza Hotel - Deluxe Room
Day 06. Auckland - Rotorua – Taupo (Monday March 11th) Morning: Travel to Rotorua via Tirau and Matamata (Matamata is otherwise known as Hobbiton!). Afternoon: At leisure in Rotorua (please see Rotorua guide) Evening: At leisure in Taupo. Accommodation: Hilton Hotel Taupo - Guest Room
Day 07. Taupo (Tuesday March 12th) Morning: Golf at Wairakei International. Tee time: 10:00am Afternoon / Evening: At leisure. Booking service for several Taupo activities (please see Taupo guide) Accommodation: Hilton Hotel Taupo - Guest Room
Day 08. Taupo (Wednesday March 13th) Morning: Golf at Kinloch. Tee time: 10:00am Afternoon / Evening: At leisure. Booking service for several Taupo activities (please see Taupo guide) Accommodation: Hilton Hotel Taupo - Guest Room
Day 09. Taupo – Hawke’s Bay (Thursday March 14th) Morning / Afternoon: Travel to Hawke’s Bay (2 hours). Option of a complimentary wine tour during the afternoon (Tasting at own expense). Evening: At leisure in Hawke’s Bay (please see Hawke’s Bay guide) Accommodation: Te Pania Hotel – Superior Room (Ocean View)
Day 10. Hawke’s Bay (Friday March 15th) Morning: Golf at Cape Kidnappers. Tee time: 10:00am Afternoon / Evening: At leisure with option of complimentary wine tour conducted by your guide. Accommodation: Te Pania Hotel – Superior Room (Ocean View)
Day 11. Hawke’s Bay (Saturday March 16th) Morning: Travel to Wellington via Paraparaumu Beach GC (3.5 hours) Afternoon: Golf at Paraparaumu. Tee time 12:34pm Evening: Farewell dinner at a top Wellington restaurant. Accommodation: Museum Hotel - Harbour Room
Day 12. Hawke’s Bay – Wellington (Sunday March 17th) Departure Day: Complimentary airport transfer to meet departing flight.