Kauri Cliffs

​Kauri Cliffs is a par 72 championship golf course with ocean views from 15 holes. Ranked in the world top 100. PGA Tour star Brandt Snedeker called it “Pebble Beach on steroids”.

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Kauri Cliffs features 18 holes of golf designed by David Harman. 15 holes have spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, 6 of which are played alongside cliffs that plunge to the sea. Both the Cavalli Islands and Cape Brett provide additional backdrop.

The course played host to the 2003 ‘Shell’s Wonderful World of Golf’ match between Fred Couples and Michael Campbell, and the PGA Tour's Kiwi Challenge in 2008. It has received numerous accolades and awards including being ranked among the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World.

The course is attached to The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, a luxury Relais & Chateaux Lodge featuring 22 suites and a two-bedroom Owner's Cottage. The property has three private beaches with multiple activities available.

    • 18 Holes
    • Par 72
    • Expected playing time is 4:15
    • Tee time interval is 15 minutes
    • 5 sets of tees

    • Best New International Course, Golf Digest 2001
    • #1 International Golf Resort, Golf Digest 2008 Ranked
    • #39 in the world by GOLF Magazine 2013-2014 Ranked
    • #19, “Top 100 Courses in the World Outside the USA” by Golf Digest 2012-2013

    • Walking caddies
    • Forecaddies
    • Electric Golf carts
    • Trundlers
    • Premium rental clubs

    • 7:00am - 7:00pm
    • Pro Shop (Starters office) 7:00am - 7:00pm
    • Club House 7:00am - 7:00pm
    • Members days and Maintenance - No members.
    • Annual greens coring typically occurs in early September


True Golfing Paradise

​Located in the Bay of Islands in North Island, Kauri Cliff is one of New Zealand, and the world’s most acclaimed golf course. It is currently ranked #39 in the world by Golf Digest. Along with the challenge, golfers can enjoy majestic views of the Pacific Ocean from at least 15 holes. At the end of the day, relax in the award-winning lodge and enjoy beautifully crafted food and wine before retiring to luxury accommodation.

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