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Cape Kidnappers Golf Course

Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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Absolutely fantastic

Simply put, this golf course is absolutely fantastic! From the moment you enter through the gate... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
JLS8817
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Shanghai Region, China
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Beautiful golf course with outstanding ocean views

We had the opportunity to view the course the day before we played. My wife and I booked a time the... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
stevearmstrong2018
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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“pro shop” (7 reviews)
“kauri cliffs” (8 reviews)
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Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Simply put, this golf course is absolutely fantastic! From the moment you enter through the gate and have a beautiful scenic drive up to the course to entering the lodge which serves as the club house. From start to end this course is fantastic. The...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We had the opportunity to view the course the day before we played. My wife and I booked a time the following afternoon at 2 p.m. , The weather was perfect with Sunny skies and a light warm breeze , Given the weather the conditions...More

1  Thank stevearmstrong2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I went up to the cape with my wife to take a look and ended up playing nine holes. My wife doesn’t play but came on the cart and took photos. The course is exceptional with beautifully manicured greens, fairways and short rough. My single...More

Thank BoaterTony
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We had a short look at this inspiring golf property created by Julian Robertson working with architect Tom Doak! Julian Hart Robertson Jr. is an American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. He also is active as an investor and developer in New Zealand, where...More

Thank Bruce R
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

This is a top notch golf course! I can see why this is ranked one of the best courses in the world. It is a bit pricey but I think it is worth it for the experience. Everyone at the course was very friendly and...More

1  Thank Dan R
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely experience. It was a beautiful course! The people were lovely and lunch was very good. The wind can be tricky so bring extra golf balls!

Thank hkb021993
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

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

1  Thank Russell P
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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
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Reviewed 14 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 18 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
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rowena13
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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.
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