Get in the swing
Our wide open spaces are home to a remarkable amount of courses, taking you from wetlands to lush riverside courses
Te Marua Golf Club
675 Main Road, Te Marua, Upper Hutt
Take a trip back in time at this 1960’s designed Golf Course. With the Hutt River running along eight holes, Te Marua Golf club provides a historic and fun yet challenging course! This 18 hole golf course has an average degree of difficulty, including a few bunkers which shows the original design has lasted all these years. The course is located at the northern end of Upper Hutt next to the Te Marua speedway complex.
Silverstream Golf Park
County Lane, Silverstream, Upper Hutt
Featuring a 20 bay covered driving range and an easy nine hole golf course, there is something for all golf levels. A local favourite activity to do rain, hail or shine and only a 12 minute drive from the city centre, this is a must do in Upper Hutt!
Royal Wellington Golf Club
28 Golf Road, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt
Often referred to as 'the home of New Zealand golf' because of its long history and pedigree, the Royal Wellington Golf Club's 27 holes offer three different 18-hole layouts surrounded by beautiful native bush, a river and streams. The club was founded in 1895 and moved to its current site over 100 years ago. It has hosted seven NZ Open Championships since 1912 and in 2004 it became the first golf club in the country to receive royal status. Royal Wellington is a private members club. There is however, limited access for visitors, particularly during the week.
Boulcott's Farm Heritage Golf Club
33 Military Road, Boulcott, Lower Hutt
Set in park-like surrounds, this layout is a challenge for all golfers. The course is fully irrigated and intensively groomed with reasonably narrow fairways. The greens are large, sand-based and subtlety contoured. They run true and are generally fast. Most of the greens are guarded by sand bunkers, grass knolls and hollows which add to the challenge when your approach shots miss the target.
Golf Warehouse and Driving Range
82 Randwick Road, Moera, Lower Hutt
The Golf Warehouse includes a fully automated driving bay to practice your swing rain, hail or shine; a flat, easy walking, 9 hole golf course to get better at your game; an 18 hole, full sized, mini golf course based on famous golf courses around the globe; and a 9 hole foot golf course to have a laugh with your mates, or get serious to beat them! There is also a golf pro shop, practice bunker, chipping and putting greens, and the bunkers cafe.
Manor Park Golf Sanctuary
32 Golf Road, Manor Park, Lower Hutt
Manor Park Golf sanctuary beside State Highway 2, just 20 minutes north of CBD Wellington City is somewhat unique as it is a golf and wildlife park, and the Club holds an internationally recognised sanctuary environmental certification from Audubon International, New York. It has an 18-hole championship par 71 golf course set in beautiful native bush and wetlands with gently rolling fairways bordered by the Hutt River on the eastern side, the Haywards Stream to the west and is home to 20 different species of bird.
Shandon Golf Club
467 Jackson Street, Petone, Lower Hutt
Shandon Golf Club is a challenging par 70, 18 hole golf course. Known as the 'Hidden Treasure' of Wellington Golf, it is a beautiful course which is being re-designed by Graham Marsh. The 5630m course is not too long, but it is challenging by design. The Club has complete practice facilities with practice chipping and putting greens, and practice fairways. The course will test the skill of any golfer without leaving out the beginner.
Wainuiomata Golf Club
334 Coast Road, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt
Take time for yourself and your friends. You'll find Wainuiomata is a relaxing and friendly club. Whether it's a full round or a couple of hours to play 9 holes, they'll fit you in, and even match you with other golfers of similar abilities if you prefer. Play relaxed golf in a wonderful natural setting. This course is located just 25 minutes from the Wellington CBD and 15 minutes from central Lower Hutt – no planes, trains or motorways to disturb your conversation. Soak up a natural setting where Tui, Lorikeet and Kererū adorn the bush clad hills that are part of the surrounding countryside.