Sample some of New Zealand’s most luxurious golf resorts destinations and famous courses with this self-drive golf vacation itinerary, featuring very special accommodation. Experience the best golf resorts New Zealand has to offer. From Auckland travel north to the beautiful Bay of Islands. Tee off at Kauri Cliffs, one of the world's top courses and Golf Resorts in New Zealand. Next head to Lake Taupo and Rotorua with its fascinating Maori culture and volcanic activity (one course even has a steaming lake and bubbly mud pool). Drive further east to the sunny Hawkes Bay and play the mind blowing Cape Kidnappers Golf Course. Then onwards to Queenstown and the Millbrook Golf Resort or The Hills Golf Course, set amid majestic mountain views.