Cape Kidnappers is a headland at the south-eastern end of Hawke's Bay, the peninsula is home to two large colonies managed by the ‘Department of Conservation and also one of New Zealand's best golf courses. Sisters with the famed Kauri Cliffs in the Bay of Islands, this par 71 golf course measures 7,119 yards (6,510 metres) and will challenge golfers of all skill levels.

Cape KidnappersCape Kidnappers Golf Course - Hawkes Bay

Sisters with the famed Kauri Cliffs in the Bay of Islands, this par 71 golf course measures 7,119 yards (6,510 metres) and will challenge golfers of all skill levels. Completed in 2004, Cape Kidnappers has been hailed as one of the great modern marvels in golf and is currently ranked number 33 from the Golf Digest U.S. prestigious Top 100 courses.

Cape Kidnappers plays well above the sea on top of dramatic cliffs and this course actually runs to and from the edge raising the bar, so to speak. Cape Kidnappers is built on a ridge-and valley landscape with spectacular sea views and is also known as one of the most challenging golf courses in New Zealand, no matter what tees you play from.

Location: Cape Kidnappers, Hawkes Bay, North Island