WHEN it comes to a combination of scenery and golf, nothing comes close to New Zealand.
The land of the long white cloud is home to some of the most breathtaking vistas in the world and its golf courses are in the same class.
And Lake Taupo, in the centre of the North Island, holds its own in both categories.
The lake itself is a wonder to behold, the largest in New Zealand and second largest body of fresh water in Oceania, but the golf is on a whole other level.
The Kinloch and Wairakei Golf Clubs can hold their own amongst almost any quinella of courses in the world and the chance to play both in the one trip is golfing heaven.
Designed by Jack Nicklaus, the Kinloch course opened to rave reviews in 2007 and has been considered a must play on any New Zealand trip since.
The Wairakei Golf Club has a longer history but equally impressive credentials with five time Open champion Peter Thomson part of the design team that laid out the course in the 1970's.
There's no question these are two of New Zealand golf's gems and this three-night escape - which takes in both courses - is a must for any golf enthusiast.
With accommodation at the stunning Millennium Taupo, including breakfast daily, and one round at each of these international standard courses you simply can't go wrong.
Add in a Lake Taupo scenic cruise and this trip really is a must experience.
To take part in one of the southern hemisphere's great golf experiences click below. You won't be sorry.
3 Nights Accommodation at Millennium Taupo / Twin Share
1 Golf Round at Kinloch Golf Club
1 Golf Round at Wairakei Golf Club
A Lake Taupo Scenic Cruise
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