Australia Golf Holidays


Feb/March 2025


May  2025

Hosted Golf Tours

The Grand European Golf River cruise

July – August 2025

South Africa Golf Tour

Sept – Oct 2025

New Zealand Tours


Nov 2024

Intl Visitor GOLF Tour – South Island

Nov/Dec 2024

See the world one golf course at a time. Your way.

If you like travelling independently, let Golf Encounters create a bespoke golf holiday package just for you.

Are you in a golf club and want to take a group away, but need someone to organise the trip? Or A group of friends wanting to take a golf holiday? Or just after a last-minute weekend getaway with your partner? We can create and manage tailor-made golf tours, for memories that last and golf courses so stunning you can’t wait to book your next tour. And it’s not all about the golf – unless you want it to be – we will also ensure that you have time to experience the off-course activities in the area. Whether you want to play golf in New Zealand or overseas, all you have to do is decide where you’d like to go and let Golf Encounters take care of the rest.

If you’re after some inspiration, have a look our holiday package examples. But don’t feel like you’re limited to what you can see here, simply let us know what you are after, and we will happily share our knowledge and experience to plan a trip that’s right for you. Get in touch with us and start planning your getaway now!

Custom Golf Holidays

You Dream & let us do the rest!

New Zealand


North Island


South Island


For exceptional golf getaways, let Golf Encounters take care of everything.

We create, organise, book and manage premium golfing holidays, allowing you to relax and experience some of the world’s most remarkable destinations, and play on world-class courses.
If you prefer staying closer to home, relax on one of our popular Australian golfing holidays.

Travel with friends you haven’t met yet.
Whether you are single, a golfing couple, or you have a non-golfing partner, travelling with like-minded people is a great way to see the world and make new friends.
Our great value premium golf tours could be your trip of a lifetime, or you could fall in love with the experience and make it your annual getaway. Many of our clients return year after year!
It’s not all about golf… unless you want it to be.
There’s plenty of off-course activities included too. You’ll stay in city centres, so you can really soak up the local culture. You don’t need to worry about anything, our packages often include Dinners, Activities, Cultural shows & local sightseeing.
Unrivalled in New Zealand for our comprehensive range of golf tours.
Exceptional Getaways with Golf Encounters NZ!
Since 2015, we have been on several Golf Tours with Charlie’s Golf groups (now Golf Encounters) - to Adelaide, Sunshine Coast (twice), Melbourne and Canada. The reason we keep coming back is because we love this way of seeing other places. We have two more trips planned and can’t wait.

— Jeanette & Bill, Christchurch

We went to China with Marian and Peter in May and had the most amazing time from seeing the incredible Terracotta Warriors to some stunning golf courses all wrapped around immaculate travel plans!

— Kerry & Neil, Dunedin

Peter is such a professional tour operator. Flights, accommodation, golf courses accessed and extras are well organised. And the company of fellow like-minded travellers is the best. From good golfers to ‘also rans’, all are treated with respect and friendship. And his team of group leaders are superb.

— Jeanette & Bill, Christchurch

We have done a number of tours with the group over the years, and have found that everything is so well organised, planning is impeccable, and the golf courses and resorts world class. We’ve enjoyed the companionship and camaraderie that’s apparent in these tours, and the lifetime memories we have had with the tour group. Incredible tours to African countries, and Canada are amongst the highlights. We will continue with these tours for many years yet. 

— Sandra and Colin, Tauranga 

The tours we have enjoyed with Peter and Marian over recent years have left us with more indelible memories of the places we have seen, the development and nurturing of new friendships, not excluding the unique golfing experiences on fantastic courses.

— Tyrone & Yvonne, Auckland 

Really enjoyed the tour. A great opportunity to play golf in Hawaii while also enjoying the cruise and visiting four different islands.

— Rod, Christchurch 

Peter and Marian’s mission and passion to gratify the golfers’ touring experience, has led to a variety of new adventures and encounters, while forging a new identity. Their newsletter is detailed and informative and wets the appetite to do a tour. We look forward to a new golfing encounter in the near future.

— Tyrone & Yvonne, Auckland 

We have been on 5 Golf Encounters tours to date, all of which have been hassle free golfing holidays with visits to local sites and attractions included. We just arrive at the airport and are looked after for the duration of the holiday! Just a bonus that Golf Encounters operators are nice people!

— Bob & Pat Clevedon (Golfer & Non Golfer) 

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