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With a stunning array of golf courses, from stunning marquee courses to charming community clubs, Wellington is the ultimate golf destination. Find out more about the region's world class golf offering.
The Wellington region's array of 27 golf courses are designed to make the most of the area's beautiful landscape. With courses on offer from championship and 18-hole courses to 9-hole courses, there's something for golfers of all abilities in Wellington, plus there's plenty to do off the green too.
The Royal Wellington Golf Club is known as one of the most spectacular golf courses in New Zealand, with its newly-designed Turner MacPherson championship course. Often referred to as 'the home of New Zealand golf', this club has 27 holes that offer three different 18-hole layouts. It has hosted seven NZ Open Championships since 1912 and in 2004 it became the first golf club in the country to receive royal status. In October, the Royal Wellington Golf Club will host the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship 2017.
A traditional links, Paraparaumu Beach Links is rated as the top golf course in New Zealand and amongst the top 100 in the world. The course has been the host of 12 New Zealand opens, and is renowned for being the course that tamed the Tiger in 2002. This exceptional and memorable course is links golf at its purest. Green fee players are welcome - contact the club to make a tee booking before play.
Miramar Links Golf Club is a a Par 70 with 102 pot bunkers that enjoys the reputation as the premier private golf club in Wellington, with an outstanding Graham Marsh Golf-designed links course. The club is close to the airport and just a short drive from central Wellington, and the clubhouse boasts panoramic views and is open seven days a week.
Located just 25 minutes from central Wellington, Wainuiomata Golf Club is a stunning course nestled among bush-clad hills, where native birdsong can be heard on the green. The 5519 metre course offers 18 holes with a real 'risk and reward' for golfers of all abilities and ages, with affordable green fees and membership options.
Looking for activities to do after your time on the green? Check out Wellington's famous craft beer scene, sample the culinary capital's excellent dining offerings, go mountain biking in Wellington's network of trails close to the city, head to the stunning Boomrock for impeccable hospitality and exciting activities and enjoy the region's calendar of vibrant events.