Wairakei Golf and Sanctuary, Taupo

4.8
#2 of 6 in Golf in Waikato Region
18 hole championship golf course, located in the heart of the North Island and set amongst the spectacular scenery of the Lake Taupo region.

Also referred to as Wairakei International Golf Course.
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  • July 22, 2017
    One of NZ's finest golf courses, with stunning vistas and an animal sanctuary to boot. A fantastic morning golfing followed by a delicious lunch. Thanks!  more »
  • June 8, 2017
    It's hard not to be over-exuberant with superlatives after visiting Wairakei. Work carried out by the current owners has taken what was an excellent golf course to heaven on earth. The course itself i...  more »
  • May 30, 2017
    From the moment you enter this facility you know you are in for something special. There is a low key coolness about the everything these guys do and this compliments the actual course which combines ...  more »

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