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Taupo could be considered a golfer’s paradise with its nine reputed golf courses – two of which are consistently ranked in the top 100 courses outside the US, and top 10 marquee courses in New Zealand.
From the rugged tussock-covered hills and lakeside location at the award-winning Jack Nicklaus-designed Kinloch Club Golf Course with its onsite luxury lodge and exquisite food and wine, to the lush countryside of the predator-free sanctuary of Wairakei Golf and Sanctuary, where you might be lucky enough to spot a dashing pheasant or wandering fallow deer.
The smaller courses in Taupo town, Turangi, Mangakino, Kinloch and Wairakei all have unique charm, and if you don’t have time for a day on the fairways, but love to practice your swing, the Lake Taupo Hole in One challenge could win you up to $10,000 if you manage to hit your ball into a hole on the floating pontoon on the lake.
Imagine the experience of playing golf on a world class championship course, immersed in the natural beauty of a wildlife sanctuary. The predator-free sanctuary offers a safe haven to fallow deer and many birdlife including endangered kiwi & takahē.
Experience sensational golf in Turangi at the southern end of Lake Taupō. The Turangi Golf Course is 18 holes, par 72 from both tees. The course is reasonably flat and has water features and good tree coverage.
Golf inspires us to try things we never thought we could do. Swing by and take on the famous Hole in One challenge by hitting golf balls out onto a floating pontoon on Lake Taupō to win the ultimate prize of $10,000 cash! Play like a champion today.
FootGolf the newest sport in New Zealand, take football and golf add them together and you have FootGolf. Taupo Golf Club have introduced FootGolf alongside their traditional golf course to provide a unique FootGolf experience.
Play a round of 9 hole golf on one of New Zealand's best public golf courses. Golf clubs and trolleys are available for hire, and there is a cafe and 19th Hole bar located on site for post-game refreshment.
With some consistently top-ranked among the world’s top 100 golf courses, Taupo is widely considered a paradise for golfers looking to find a top-quality golfing experience.