Kerikeri is surrounded by some of New Zealand’s finest golf courses.
Distance from holiday home: just 5 minute away.
The Bay of Islands Golf Club’s meticulously maintained 6,101 metre course is a true championship course. It makes wonderful use of the contours sculpted by the Puketotara Stream and the Kerikeri River and provides beautiful views of New Zealand native bush and birds.
The greens and fairways are always immaculate and best of all, with our volcanic soil and sub-tropical climate it is playable 365 days a year!
Distance from holiday home: 40 minutes drive
The Kauri Cliffs golf course was designed and built by David Harman. The par 72 PGA championship golf course has been home to The Kiwi Challenge PGA Golf Event and the course is currently ranked 18th Greatest Golf Course in the World by Golf Magazine’s World Top 100 Course Ranking Panel who has compiled a list of the top 50 greatest golf courses of the last 50 years. If you are serious about golf this course is an experience you won’t forget.
Distance from holiday home: 24 minutes drive
Waitangi Course not only provides an exciting and ever changing challenge to the golfer but also the most tremendous panorama of sea and island views.
Whether playing or caddying, golfers can enjoy vistas of the Bay of Islands and Russell, river and estuary views over Waitangi and Opua and rolling bush and forest views inland over Mount Bledisloe and Puketona.
These views are complemented by well-groomed greens and fairways surrounded by areas of flowering native trees which provide sanctuary for many varieties of native birds.
Distance from holiday home: 1 hour 15 minute drive
The Northland golf course at Carrington Resort is sited so as to provide a variety of vistas to the golfer. The course is located between sweeping ocean views to the north and east, and hill side vineyards of Karikari Estate to the south.
The championship standard 18 hole Carrington golf course was inaugurated on 15 December 2003 in Northland region and designed by American golf course designer Matt Dye.