Nelson is famous in New Zealand for being one of the sunniest areas of the country which means that it is a perfect place to play golf and a perfect place to spend a luxurious weekend with your family and friends. Boasting a number of wineries, art galleries, beaches and beautiful scenery best viewed on a scenic drive or flight, Nelson is the perfect golf weekend getaway.
Flying into Nelson is a breeze with more than 10 flights everyday from Auckland alone. You can also fly in via helicopter or charter plane. (our preferred option). Nelson delivers luxury accommodation experiences with three very high quality lodges - The Westhaven Retreat, Split Apple and Eden House .
Nelson offers a fantastic golfing experience. The region has several quality golf courses that have been ranked in leading golf magazines and worth playing:
Greenacres Golf Club is "the Best Island Golf Course in Nelson New Zealand". Situated on Best Island in Richmond, on the outskirts of Nelson City, Greenacres is a beautiful links style course and one worth playing. They also offer coaching and an excellent venue to work on some golf improvement.
Nelson is a wonderful region to visit - see the video below. Include Nelson as part of our South Island tour as a wonderful way to begin your PGNZ golf tour.