Taupo boasts a number of world-class golf courses.
Wairakei Golf Course and Sanctuary
This course is rated one of New Zealand’s top 3 golf courses and is nestled within 180 hectares of natural rolling countryside and surrounded with a 5.5km boundary fence built to prevent pests and predators entering. Both native and exotic trees have been planted and the sanctuary boasts a noticeable increase in both flora and fauna and native birdlife. Endangered species such as takahe and kiwi are released here making for a very unique and pleasant golfing experience.
The Kinloch Club
Voted #1 in New Zealand in 2014, this 18 Hole Jack Nicklaus designed course is the first of his design to be built in New Zealand. The private owned course is available to the public upon request.
Taupo Golf Club
The only golf club in New Zealand with two 18 hole golf courses – The Centennial and Tauhara offering excellent golf year round with modern facilities