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Rotorua Golf Club - Arikikapakapa Course

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Address: 399 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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+64 7-348 4051

The Rotorua Golf Club is situated on the thermal Arikikapakapa reserve in...

The Rotorua Golf Club is situated on the thermal Arikikapakapa reserve in Rotorua, New Zealand. Rotorua Golf Club consists of an 18 hole, par 70 course - 5,800 metres providing variety and challenge, with many holes played over and around both dormant and active thermal areas.There is a choice of four different tee placements and players of all levels will find enjoyment.

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Beautiful Course in a Stunning Setting

My Dad and I played a round here on Wednesday and loved the course. It was presented to a high standard from fairway to green and gave us a great challenge on some holes. Any avid... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 October 2016
Waikato Region, New Zealand
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Waikato Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

My Dad and I played a round here on Wednesday and loved the course. It was presented to a high standard from fairway to green and gave us a great challenge on some holes. Any avid golfer will enjoy this course and its facilities. We will be back again soon I hope.

Thank Neetz01
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Course seemed very bouncy and rough in a cart. You will pay top dollar for a golf experience that is not great by Australian standards. The staff at pro shop are very helpful and the course is trying-but the surface feels like it was a bombing range at some stage.

Thank Lanky3
Bath, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Although not in the 'top ten' of golf courses in NZ, we enjoyed the course very much. As a 12 handicapper I found it represented a fair challenge. The greens are excellent and a good number of bunkers and trees all added to the need for some careful thought on many holes. Recommended

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

My wife and I played the Rotorua Golf Course on the perfect summer's day. Friendly staff, well kept course, good rental equipment, spectacular scenery and nice cold beers waiting for us at the 19th hole. A little bit expensive given we were renting clubs as well but absolutely worth it.

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South Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Our group of three played this course mid afternoon and as it was still very hot decided to use carts. While the course is very pretty with well maintained fairways, they are extremely bumpy. The course overall is well presented and signposted (good for visitors). We had two extremely slow groups in front of us, so it was a long... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

Golf on 30 October on trip from Australia. A strong challenge when played from the back blue markers, ladies almost as long on some holes from yellow markers. Fairways have many undulations and small mounds to make shots interesting. Greens very good and true. Suggest you walk as not hilly and carts are very bumpy. Pro shop good and staff... More 

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Ohope, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

You could be forgiven for thinking you were on a parkland course for the first few holes, rolling undulating fairways and some large rolling quick greens. The course plays that you have to be accurate, placement on many holes is a key. Streams run through the middle of the course and geothermal activity, mud pools and lakes become much of... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

Played 18 holes on a Friday morning. The shop staff were friendly and we hired a cart. The course is of a good standard with some challenging holes. My wife and I partnered up with a local couple towards the end of the round and we went to lunch with them in the clubhouse. Food was good quality and service... More 

Thank Kevin R
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

Played here with 5 mates during the RWC. We were a little early for the bar and a local lady heard our Australian accents. After chatting about her previous life running a pub in Queensland we went to tee off, and she told us to give her a wave when we were on the 5th. "The house with the New... More 

Thank sydneysiderworldtour
Newark, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

I played 18 holes on a Monday morning and had to rent a full set of clubs and a golf cart. The staff were friendly and accommodating. It's a challenging course that will test your accuracy. There are fantastic views and plenty of geothermal activity and I enjoyed my round on a sunny Rotorua morning.

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