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Cape Kidnappers Golf Course

Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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Great Track with Spectacular Views!

Played Kauri Cliffs 2 days earlier and thought it couldn't get better......but it did! What a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Russell P
Just wonderful.

We found the course to be in excellent condition and with breathtaking views. The staff is well... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Played Kauri Cliffs 2 days earlier and thought it couldn't get better......but it did! What a wonderful place to play a round of golf, high atop the cliffs overlooing Hawkes Bay, can it get any better? My friend and I enjoyed a great day at...More

Thank Russell P
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We found the course to be in excellent condition and with breathtaking views. The staff is well trained, enthusiastic and extremely hospitable. If you are a golfer this is a must!

Thank CharRaleigh
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This is the No. 22 course in the world designed by Tom Doak perched above towering cliffs at Cape Kidnappers. So what else is it going to be other than...bloody sensational. As I said, everything you read is true. The front nine is where you...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Stunning day with an amazing view! I took my Mum to play for Mothers Day and she absolutely loved it, I drove the cart. Great course, suitable for players and anyone who wants to enjoy the view!

Thank oliverl21
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Best Course I have played Outside Australia , Stands up with our Barnbougle Courses in Tasmania But the Eagle (2) on Par 4 was pretty special They Treated us like Royalty 21 on Tour all agreed the Best On Tour

Thank tripper037
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I'm not a golfer but my husband is. We had a fantastic day of golf here, the views a spectacular. I drove the golf cart and caddied which was so enjoyable in this enviroment

Thank FeildingTracey
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We wanted to play Cape Kidnappers since one of our friends had played there and enjoyed it. For us the wind was up and it rained some during the round making it uncomfortable. We play a lot of great courses as we travel and we...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This place is a bucket list must. The course was in magnificent condition. Fairways like carpet, greens very quick but true. The vistas are breathtaking. While it is very expensive (for non Kiwis) it is hard to quibble with the overall experience. I would go...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Simply an unforgettable round of golf with a very nice caddie and some awesome weather. The course is outstanding an you need to play it.

Thank intermezzo-cph
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The Cape Kidnappers Golf Course and Resort is magnificent, breathtaking, and timeless. I was attracted to Cape Kidnappers Golf Course years ago after watching a series entitled The Ten Best Golfing Destinations In The World. The pictures of a golf course sitting high atop a windswept...More

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17 April 2016|
Response from Christine W | Reviewed this property |
Havelock North have heaps of motel hotels to stay. But we stayed ion Napier and had a nice drive out took about 25 mins to the gate and then about 15 up through the hills to the club house.