Kayaking in the Bay of Islands
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Kauri Cliffs is a par 72 championship golf course with ocean views from 15 holes. Ranked in the world top 100. PGA Tour star Brandt Snedeker called it "Pebble Beach on steroids".
Kauri Cliffs features 18 holes of golf designed by David Harman. 15 holes have spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, 6 of which are played alongside cliffs that plunge to the sea. Both the Cavalli Islands and Cape Brett provide additional backdrop.
The course played host to the 2003 ‘Shell’s Wonderful World of Golf’ match between Fred Couples and Michael Campbell, and the PGA Tour's Kiwi Challenge in 2008. It has received numerous accolades and awards including being ranked among the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World.
The course is attached to The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, a luxury Relais & Chateaux Lodge featuring 22 suites and a two-bedroom Owner's Cottage. The property has three private beaches with multiple activities available.