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Taupo, Turangi & Tongariro Golf

International Golf Courses, Local Golf Clubs and Family Fun Golf 

 Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary

While visiting the Taupo region, enjoy a round of golf in this beautiful geothermal landscape of endless forests, rolling hills, mountains and mud pools. Come and enjoy a relaxing day of golf in the crisp beautiful fresh air on this high North Island plateau. The world renowned fairways have been built in harmony with the beautiful natural contours of the land.


Taupo boasts of several golf courses, the famous Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary which has undergone a $ 2 million Ecological Restoration Project to be a beautiful environment for plants, birdlife, and recreation and the award-winning The Kinloch Club golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus. 

Other popular golf courses in Taupo include Taupo Golf Club's Centennial and Tauhara Golf Courses, Wairakei Resort's 9-hole Golf Course and the Kinloch Golf Club 10-hole country course

Turangi Tongariro

At the southern end of the lake, the Turangi Golf Club is gaining a reputation as an attractive course with 18 holes, par 72 from both tees. The course is reasonably flat and has water features and good tree coverage. Autumn is a spectacular time with the tree foliage showing amazing colours. 

Or have a round of golf on the highest course in New Zealand! The Chateau Tongariro Golf Course is located right in front of the main hotel building and is an easy-walking 9-hole course, with three towering active volcanoes, a World Heritage Park and the grand Chateau Tongariro as your backdrop. 


At the northern end of the lake we have the Mangakino Golf Club, a flat undulating 9-Hole easy walking course with picturesque views of Lake Maraetai and the surrounding forests. 


If you are short on time but want to practise your swing, try the Lake Taupo Hole In One Challenge located at Taupo's lakefront. Rated as one of the TOP 100 things to do in New Zealand, it is truly a unique experience and challenge for professional and amateur golfers alike. They average a hole in one every two weeks and if you're skillful enough, you can win NZD10,000 if you get a hole-in-one at the red flag. Good luck!

Golf - Land Activities

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Lake Taupo Hole in One Challenge :: click here for more information

The Lake Taupo Hole in One Challenge, c 1993, operates on the lakefront close to the town with great parking. Open 7 days. We average a hole in one every...

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61 Lake Terrace, Taupo

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$1.00 - $25.00 (NZD)
Mind Junction Hole in One Golf Challenge :: click here for more information

Hole in One Golf Challenge

$10 for 15 shots
$500 cash to be WON!!!
Share the shots with friends or try and win the cash all for yourself.
Our Golf Simulator can sharpen your...

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cnr SH 5 & Palmer Mill Rd, RD 4, Taupo

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from $10.00 (NZD)
Tree Trunk Gallery :: click here for more information

Adventure Mini Golf and Retail Gallery featuring all New Zealand products

21 Ohuanga Road, Turangi

Millennium Magic :: click here for more information

1 night’s accommodation in a Millennium Hotel and Resort Manuels Taupo Junior Queen Suite OR

1 night's accommodation in a Millennium Hotel and Resort Manuels Taupo Twin Share

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243 Lake Terrace, Lake Terrace, Taupo

Wairakei Tourist Park Taupo NZ :: click here for more information

Geothermal Wonderland... Adventure Playground...
Mountain Biking Mecca... Tranquil Retreat...

Wairakei Tourist Park is riverside and rural, thermal and thoughtful with something for adrenalin junkies, quiet plodders and most things in between....

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Wairakei, Taupo

Kinloch Golf Club 10-hole Country Club :: click here for more information

Located in the idyllic lake side village of Kinloch,on the Western shores of Lake Taupo, our well established little Course provides visitors to the region with a wonderful addition to...

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88 Kinloch Road, Kinloch

Taupo Golf Club :: click here for more information

Taupo Golf Club is New Zealands only golf club offering TWO 18 hole golf courses. The two different courses provide an option to suit the type of golfing experience required....

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PO Box 224, Taupo 3351

$15.00 - $62.00 (NZD)
Chateau Tongariro 9 Hole Golf Course :: click here for more information

Have a round of golf on the highest course in New Zealand!

… and (in our humble opinion) the course with the best views!

The Chateau Tongariro golf course is...

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State Highway 48, Mt Ruapehu

Wairakei Golf Getaway :: click here for more information

One night’s accommodation for two (twin share available) and fully cooked breakfast for two at Wairakei Resort Taupo
Green fees and golf cart for two at Wairakei International Golf + Sanctuary...

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State Highway 1, Wairakei, Taupo

Taupo Mini Golf :: click here for more information

Challenge our 18 Hole Mini Golf
Heaps of fun for all ages

Enjoy our extensive gardens while playing on the outstandingly well maintained greens

Also to enjoy is the amazing backdrop of Lake...

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11 Northcroft Street, Taupo

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Tommy’s Golf Tip Of The Day - The Mud Ball

Posted on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

How to cope when mud has attached itself to your golf ball

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