NZ Golf and Travel

Wellington

Northland

​Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city and a superb location for a breathtaking urban adventure. A bustling city nestled beneath lush green hills and on the shores of one of the world’s most beautiful harbours.

Relax at Oriental Bay, Wellington’s golden-sand inner-city beach and delve into the many museums, art galleries and theatre shows that make up the city’s pulsing cultural scene. If you’re into the outdoors, Wellington has action-packed adventure activities like mountain biking and sea-water kayaking, as well as beautiful walks around the harbor and surrounding hills.Ride the cable car up the hill to Kelburn for amazing views over the city and enjoy an ice cream at the top.

Population

415,000 people

Region

Bottom of the North Island

Terrain

Urban & Hilly

Positively Wellington

​When it comes to having a break, Wellington has all the goods for a good time.

Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club

​It’s not often you get a chance to play a golf course that is truly exceptional. Paraparaumu Beach however is one of those courses you will remember forever. The host of 12 New Zealand Opens, it is considered by many to be the “spiritual home of New Zealand golf”.

Some of the biggest names in the sport have graced these fairways, from Gary Player and five-time Open Championship winner Peter Thompson through to Corey Pavin, Michael Campbell and in 2002 the worlds number 1 golfer, Tiger Woods.

Royal Wellington Golf Club

Royal Wellington Golf Club is one of New Zealand’s premier golf clubs. Perched beside the Hutt River, the club has hosted 7 NZ Open Championships since 1912 and in 2004 it became the first golf club in the country to receive royal status.

Royal Wellington is noted as being among the finest parkland golf environments in Australasia. Rare native podocarp river plain forest is a backdrop to many of the holes. Its current par 72 18 hole championship course is a demanding test of golf for players of all levels.

Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club

​It’s not often you get a chance to play a golf course that is truly exceptional. Paraparaumu Beach however is one of those courses you will remember forever. The host of 12 New Zealand Opens, it is considered by many to be the “spiritual home of New Zealand golf”.

Some of the biggest names in the sport have graced these fairways, from Gary Player and five-time Open Championship winner Peter Thompson through to Corey Pavin, Michael Campbell and in 2002 the worlds number 1 golfer, Tiger Woods.

Royal Wellington Golf Club

Royal Wellington Golf Club is one of New Zealand’s premier golf clubs. Perched beside the Hutt River, the club has hosted 7 NZ Open Championships since 1912 and in 2004 it became the first golf club in the country to receive royal status.

Royal Wellington is noted as being among the finest parkland golf environments in Australasia. Rare native podocarp river plain forest is a backdrop to many of the holes. Its current par 72 18 hole championship course is a demanding test of golf for players of all levels.

Tours that visit Wellington

NZ Golf and Travel

VISIT

Pacific Destinations NZ Ltd
The Hangar
2/2 Boundary Rd
Hobsonville Point
Auckland, New Zealand

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