Golf in Great Lake Taupo

Great Lake Taupo, located smack bang in the middle of the North Island, just an hours drive southwest from Rotorua and an hours drive north of the World Heritage site - Tongariro National Park - punches well above its weight when reviewing its golf courses. It could be argued that Great Lake Taupo is the golfing capital of New Zealand.

So why not 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 Taupo 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. And our free-draining soils mean great golf all year round. 

Alternatively, 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 NZD$10,000.00 if you get a hole-in-one at the red flag. Good luck!

What does golf mean to you - “It's not about the scorecard at the end of the day, it's about sharing a laugh at the 19th hole.”

With such a diversity of Taupo golf courses and clubs on offer all the region needs is you the golfer. After all golf is all about getting out in the fresh air, enjoying the walk, playing a round and then sharing a round with your mates!