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Taupō Golf Courses

With two premier tracks and a smorgasbord of others to pick from, you are spoiled when choosing a Taupō golf course. Pack your clubs and head to Taupō to get your golf fix. Sign off and escape to where the roads are quieter, the air is fresher, the turf is firmer and where the ball flies true.

The Taupō Nine - the perfect way to golf Taupō

The Taupō Nine (Taupō's nine golf courses) are easily accessed across the district, where you can relax your game among the achingly beautiful Central Plateau vistas and geothermal surrounds.

Taupō is calling, meet you there!

All kinds of golf for all kinds of golfers

Tips for choosing the right Taupō golf course

Find the safety of the middle of the fairway and the options just open up. That’s Taupō, centrally located, with options galore at your disposal. Taupō has nine golf courses (The Taupō Nine) to choose from ranging from pristine, world-class, premiere golf courses to simpler, family-friendly options. 

Chase the thrill of the perfect shot over difficult terrain, or take the scenic route more kind underfoot. It’s all there for you to choose from. 

Looking for the best golf course Taupō has to offer?

Taupō boasts two world-famous golf courses. The Kinloch Golf Club Course - championship fairways where Golden Bears once roamed and being recognised '2023 World Golf Awards - New Zealand's #1 Golf Course'.

Down the road is the evergreen and distractingly beautiful Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary, where you walk among wildlife in a predator-free, championship golf enclosure. Two world renowned icons of New Zealand golf with scenery, birdies and tee times in abundance.

Need something a little more entry-level or family-friendly?

If you are looking for a beginner-friendly and family-oriented golfing option, then it's worth considering the Kinloch Village Golf Club. It’s conveniently located near the esteemed Kinloch Golf Club. This inviting 10-hole course provides the opportunity for a pleasant outing for golfers at any level of expertise.

Whilst playing your way through the course, enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of the nearby fields and hills. The Kinloch Village Golf Club is especially noted for its casual, friendly environment, making it a great place for a casual game of golf.

While golf in Taupō is undoubtedly world-class, the charm extends beyond the fairways:

The Taupō region is a true golfer's paradise. The Taupō nine promise world-class golf experience waiting around every part of the lake.


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    Taupo Golf Club - Tauhara Course

    Tauhara Golf Course lies on the southern side of the Taupō Golf Club’s property and welcomes golfers of all types to meander across flat and encouraging golfing terrain.

    $25 - $65 Book now
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    Tūrangi Golf Club

    Experience sensational golf in Tūrangi at the southern end of Lake Taupō. The Tōrangi Golf Club course is 18 holes, par 72 from both tees. The course is reasonably flat and has water features and good tree coverage.

    $25 - $45
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    Swingers Putt Putt

    Swingers Putt Putt is Taupō's newest destination for mini golf fun, our 18 hole course takes you on a journey throughout the central Plateau, you'll learn the history and other fun attractions along the way. Its a not to be missed mini golf course.

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    The Kinloch Club Golf Course

    A Top 100 golf course, The Kinloch Club is a Championship inland links style Jack Nicklaus signature design. Measuring 6519 yards off the white tees, and 7363 yards off the Championship tees, Kinloch offers an exceptional golfing experience.

    $250 - $500 Book now

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