Cape Kidnappers

Cape Kidnappers was designed by the legendary Tom Doak in 2004. This spectacular golf course will challenge golfers of all skill levels. Cape Kidnappers is hailed as one of the great modern marvels in golf.
Cape Kidnappers plays high above the ocean atop dramatic cliffs, almost 140 metres above sea level. The fairways run very close to the cliff-edge and the surface remains firm and fast. The inland holes may be the least photographed but are world-class from start to finish.

The best way to get to Cape Kidnappers is by a short flight from Auckland, or include the course in a multi-stop golf tour around New Zealand. Play at Cape Kidnappers by adding it to your Luxury Lodge Tour of New Zealand.

Cape Kidnappers is ranked #22 in the world by Golf Digest in 2020
Cape Kidnappers is ranked #3 in New Zealand by Golf Digest in 2020

Contact Experience Golf at [email protected] to play Cape Kidnappers today.



Course Designer

Tom Doak


Havelock North




5708 Meters

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