• South Island
    Golf Package

South Island Golf Package

This South Island Golf Itinerary is perfect for the golfer wanting to experience our courses in the Scenic South.    We’ve included green fees at four of our Internationally acclaimed golf courses along with a range of sightseeing from Stargazing, Glacier boat trips plus an exciting Helicopter flight into Milford Sound!

With green fees, sightseeing and accommodation at on-site golf resorts, this makes for the perfect South Island Golf Itinerary.

Highlights: Green Fees at Clearwater Resort, Terrace Downs, Millbrook and Jacks Point Golf Courses.  Big Sky Stargazing, Glacier Boat Trip and Milford Sound Helicopter Trip with Scenic Cruise.

Day By Day

1

Welcome to Christchurch, the Garden City

Your South Island Golf package starts in Christchurch, the Garden City.

Collect your rental vehicle and head to your golf resort.

Following the 2010-2011 earthquakes, Christchurch has re-emerged as a vibrant and ever-changing city.

Accommodation:
Peppers Clearwater Resort, Lakeside Room with Full Breakfast *

Christchurch city is just a short drive away, and from its ideal position you can take in views of Lake Kaikainui from your Suite, Room or Villa. Rooms have been designed with contemporary furnishings, king beds, internet access and laundry facilities. For the added convenience and comfort of a kitchenette, balcony and rain shower a Suite or Villa is perfect. Enjoy a hit on the tennis courts, a round of golf or dine on delicious fare at The Lakes Restaurant.

*If you are arriving early from an International Flight, please see our team about pre-registering your room for guaranteed access on your arrival. (at additional cost)

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Christchurch

The current home of the NZ Women’s Open, Clearwater Golf Club is best played between October and April but is open all year round for a golf vacation. Players love it for the spectacular views of the Southern Alps and the meandering greens around spring-fed lakes and trout-filled streams. The signature 9th hole is a full water carry into a prevailing head wind, while the 14th hole features two water crossings.  Green Fees are included.  (Clubs, Cart, Caddy are available at additional costs)

  • Size: 200 hectares
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72

Accommodation:
Peppers Clearwater Resort, Lakeside Room with Full Breakfast

3

Christchurch to Windwhistle, Canterbury

Today’s Drive Time & Distance – 1.5 hours, 88km’s (55 miles)

Explore Christchurch City before travelling the short distance to Windwhistle, Canterbury.

Accommodation:
Terrace Downs Resort, One Bedroom Villa with Full Breakfast

In the shadow of the majestic Southern Alps, Terrace Downs Resort lies in the heart of the picturesque Canterbury region.  The property offers a range villas and chalets from one to seven bedrooms along with a wide range of activities to choose from including Golf, Clay bird shooting, spa, walking tracks, hunting and fishing.

4

Windwhistle, Canterbury

This scenic alpine course is both fun and challenging for golfers of all levels. Terrace Downs is ranked in the top 5 NZ golf clubs for its high country course based at the foothills of the Southern Alps. There are two different aspects to the course to mix up the play – the front 9 has a woodland feel, while the back 9 has a Scottish feel with an open tranquil setting. Green Fees are included.  (Clubs, Cart, Caddy are available at additional costs)

  • Size: 6,406m / 7,006yds
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72

Accommodation:
Terrace Downs Resort, One Bedroom Villa with Full Breakfast

5

Windwhistle, Canterbury to Mount Cook

Today’s Drive Time & Distance: 4 hours, 330km’s (205 miles)

Continue your journey to Lake Tekapo and onto Mount Cook.

This evening, enjoy the Big Sky Stargazing Tour.   Mount Cook is far from the city lights and therefore has some of the darkest skies in New Zealand – perfect for viewing the night sky! Begin with an introduction and orientation in the Digital Dome Planetarium before travelling to the outdoor stargazing site, where you will use telescopes, astronomy binoculars to take in the spectacular southern sky.

Accommodation: 
Hermitage Hotel, Premium Room with Full Breakfast

The main Hermitage Hotel is the perfect ‘base camp’ with all rooms having ensuites, tea and coffee making facilities, satellite TV and fridges. All dining experiences offer the freshest and finest in New Zealand produce.

6

Mount Cook to Queenstown

Today’s Drive Time & Distance: 3 hours, 263km’s (163 miles)

This morning experience a Glacier Boat Trip.   This three-hour tour takes you on an up-close encounter with icebergs, on the Tasman glacial terminal lake.   Enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and some of the best photographic opportunities as well. Your guide will give you an in-depth interpretation of glaciation, terminal lake formation, plate tectonics and a brief coverage of local and climbing history, flora & fauna leaving you with not just an insight into the Tasman Glacier but to the creation of New Zealand.

Continue your drive through to Queenstown.

Accommodation:
Millbrook, One Bedroom Suite with Full Breakfast

This multi-award winning resort, set just outside of Queenstown has it all.   The beautifully-designed studio rooms, one and two bedroom suites, cottages and fairway homes all complement the history and character of the Central Otago region. With spacious rooms, large windows and balconies that take advantage of the stunning views that surround the entire resort.

During your stay, take in The Spa, which was recently honoured by the World Travel Awards as “New Zealand’s Top Spa Resort” or take in a round of golf, set in a natural alpine amphitheatre against the backdrop of the Remarkables Mountain Range, this 27 hole golf course exploits the dramatic terrain fully, delivering world-class golf.   Designed by renowned professional and master golfer Sir Bob Charles, and renovated by Greg Turner in October 2010 with the addition of the Coronet Nine. Surely one of the most magical golfing venues in the world, Millbrook offers a 27-hole course brilliantly conceived and shaped from the rugged mountain landscape. A breath taking environment to tee off at and with extraordinary photo opportunities at every turn, our championship course offers three fabulous nine hole courses, each named after local prominent Queenstown landmarks- The Remarkables, The Arrow and The Coronet Nine.

7

Queenstown

Millbrook is a 27 hole golf course (three sets of 9 holes) that fully exploits its dramatic setting, as well as delivering world-class golf. With two different fairways, Millbrook offers golfers lots of choice. But if its views you want then be sure to play the original course, The Remarkables are the feature of the signature 5th hole; you’ll want to have your Smartphone camera handy before you take a swing.  (Clubs, Cart, Caddy are available at additional costs)

  • Size: 6560 metres / 7174 yards
  • Holes: 27
  • Par: 72

Accommodation:
Millbrook, One Bedroom Suite with Full Breakfast

8

Milford Day Trip

Meet your pilot and board your helicopter, bound for Milford Sound today.  On the flight into Milford, you will enjoy views of mountains, lakes and fiords of Fiordland National Park. Once in Milford, connect with Mitre Peak Cruises and cruise the length of the fiord taking in the Lady Bowen & Stirling waterfalls. You might even get to see seals, dolphins and the rare Fiordland Crested Penguins. Return to Queenstown by helicopter with an alpine landing for the ultimate experience.

Accommodation:
Millbrook, One Bedroom Suite with Full Breakfast

9

Queenstown

Hailed as one of the most visually spectacular golf courses in the world, Jack’s Point is designed to make the most of the natural landscape of native tussock, rock outcrops and native bush.

With a backdrop of the Remarkables mountains and views of Lake Wakatipu, you can’t beat this golfing location.

The course is best played during October to April when the weather is optimal.  (Clubs, Cart, Caddy are available at additional costs)

Accommodation:
Millbrook, One Bedroom Suite with Full Breakfast

14

Depart Queenstown

Time for last minute photo’s and shopping before heading to Queenstown Airport.

Connect with your onwards flight (flight not included).

Your 10 Day South Island Golf itinerary concludes today.

Want More? Combine this itinerary with our North Island Luxury Golf Package to complete your New Zealand Golf Holiday!

 

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10 Day South Island Golf Package

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Booking Terms & Conditions:

Currency

All pricing is in New Zealand Dollars and includes 15% GST (Goods & Services Tax).

Pricing

Pricing is subject to availability and confirmation of the stated itinerary at time of booking.  If we are unable to confirm the stated hotels and services, we will endeavour to confirm substitutes at similar rates, however additional costs may apply.

Rental Car Terms & Conditions:

Inclusions: unlimited kilometres, airport/ferry collection fee, full insurance (subject to reduced excess), front windscreen cover, personal accident insurance, guaranteed replacement vehicle in case of accident.

Exclusions: insurance excess reduction of $345.00 including GST (note, standard insurance excess is $3,450.00 including GST), bond, petrol costs, one way fee ($57.50), optional extras, (all additional expenses to be paid direct)

Payment Policy

We do require a non-refundable deposit of NZD$250.00 per person before we go ahead with securing any reservations.

In addition, some of our suppliers may require further deposits to cover their strict cancellation policies, in this case we would advise you at the time of quoting and confirming your itinerary.

The balance of your booking would be required 45 days prior to your travel date.   If you book inside 45 days, full payment would be required at time of booking.

Payment can be made by electronic wire transfer and should include the additional NZD $25.00 bank fee.   We also accept Visa and Mastercard at an additional fee of 3.1%.

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Bank Name & Address: Westpac Bank, Mid City Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand

Account Name: Inspired New Zealand Travel

BSB Number: 03-0296

Account Number: 0011146-000

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Amendments

We are happy to amend your itinerary and dates, however please keep in mind that some of the original services may not be available for your new dates, which may incur additional costs for substituted services.   Amendment fees may apply with multiple changes.

Cancellation Fees

Once Confirmed               Non-refundable Deposit of NZD $250.00 per person

Inside 45 – 21 Days          A Cancellation fee of 30% of your total booking value will apply, along with any cancellation fees applied by our accommodation, sightseeing and other providers.

Inside 20 – 8 days             A Cancellation fee of 50% of your total booking value will apply, along with any cancellation fees applied by our accommodation, sightseeing and other providers.

Inside 7 Days                      Full Cancellations, 100% charge

We will however do our very best to recover and minimise these cancellation fees but recommend that you purchase Travel Insurance to cover yourself.

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