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Play the world’s top golf courses with our Cruise and Golf five star voyages.

The team at MPS | Travel + Tours are avid golfers and we are excited to offer golf themed cruises to custom-made itineraries onboard and ashore.

Joining like-minded golfers, you will enjoy first class service on board your cruise liner with fine wine, cuisine and events, whilst specialist golf cruise staff will oversee all aspects of your golf experience from daily pairings to the handling of your golf clubs plus many more privileges. 

Non-Golfers can also enjoy an equally impressive sightseeing schedule with a wide selection land discovery excursions on offer in each port.

Chat to our cruise designers today on 02 6123 0567.  There are so many on offer, these are our picks!

*Please note these cruise fares and offers are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change and availability. 

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Play Hawaii’s Best Golf Courses – Hawaiian Cruise & Golf Holiday – 11 nights

MPS Travel + Tours has exclusively curated and packaged this golfing holiday with the flexibility to be tailored around our clients’ needs. This is a land only package and airfares are additional.

Stay Cruise & Play Fare
6 golf courses from $5175*pp twin share
4 golf courses from $4500*pp twin share

BASED ON TWIN SHARE PACKAGE INCLUDES: (weekly departures – cruise Saturday)

  • Coach transfers from Airport to Hotel (Thursday prior to cruise)
  • Pre-Cruise – 2 nights accommodation at Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel (partial ocean view)
  • 1 day pre-cruise golf at Royal Hawaiian
  • 7 day cruise Norwegian Cruises – Pride of America (leaves every Saturday)
  • 5 days golf on cruise with inclusion
  • Post Cruise – 2 nights accommodation at Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel (partial ocean view)
  • Airport Transfers from Hotel to Airport (depart Monday after cruise)

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DETAILED TRAVEL ITINERARY: (with our Hawaiian local – PGA Professional Cory McKim)

DAY 1 – THURSDAY Arrive Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

Transfer Airport to Hotel
Overnight: Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel


DAY 2 – FRIDAY Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

GOLF 1: You will be picked up at your hotel for a 30 minute transfer to ROYAL HAWAIIAN GOLF CLUB
“This is the true Jurassic Park Golf Course. There is no other course that can replicate this amazing backdrop and challenging but playable layout. This is the Hawaiian golf you have been dreaming of. Pick up and Return Course Transfer times: as organised in collaboration by our golfing pro
Overnight: Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel


DAY 3 – SATURDAY Honolulu Oahu/At sea

FREE MORNING – take a stroll on the iconic Waikiki Beach

Check out of Hotel. Transfer from Hotel to Ship (must be there at least 3 hours before sailing)
On arrival in your cabin, you’ll find your compete golf itinerary package waiting for you. Sails at 7pm
Overnight: Norwegian Cruise – Pride of America – sail to Maui


DAY 4 – SUNDAY Kahului, Maui

Arrive Port 8am.
GOLF 2: Pier to Course – 1 hour trip to KAPALUA PLANTATION GOLF CLUB
“The ultimate championship challenge with stunning views of the ocean and a real sense of Aloha. Walking away with major bragging rights and a feeling of accomplishment.”
Pick up and Return Course Transfer times: as organised in collaboration by our golfing pro
Overnight: Norwegian Cruise – Pride of America – overnight in Maui


DAY 5 – MONDAY Kahului, M­aui**

GOLF 3: Early this morning Pier to Course – 30 minute transfer WAILEA GOLF CLUB – Emerald or Gold

“Think of Augusta with an ocean view! Play the Emerald for the views and Gold for the layout. Both designs are playable and fun for all levels. Wailea typically has some of the best weather on the island.” Pick up and Return Course Transfer times: as organised in collaboration by our golfing pro. Depart port 6pm.
Overnight: Norwegian Cruise – Pride of America – sail to Hilo


DAY 6 – TUESDAY Hilo – Hawaii The big Island

Arrive Port Hilo – 8am FREE SIGHTSEEING DAY
Excursions available onboard the PRIDE OF AMERICA. Depart Port – 6pm
Overnight: Norwegian Cruise – Pride of America – sail to Kona


DAY 7 – WEDNESDAY Kona – Hawaii The big Island

Arrive Port Kona 7am
GOLF 4: Pier to Course – 25 minute transfer KONA COUNTRY CLUB
“Fresh off a 3 year renovation. Lots of lava and ocean experiences. Hopefully your ball find neither… You may spot a dolphin or whales during the season. Great layout with impressive views around every corner.” Pick up and Return Course Transfer times: as organised in collaboration by our golfing professional. Ship Depart Port 5.30pm
Overnight: Norwegian Cruise – Pride of America – sail to Kauai


DAY 8 – THURSDAY Nawiliwili, Kauai

Arrive Port 10am
GOLF 5: Pier to Course – 12 minute transfer HOKUALA GOLF CLUB
“Recently renovated and slated to be the #1 course in Hawaii along with a possible future PGA tournament, Hokuala (formerly Kauai Lagoons) has some of the strongest finishing 5 holes in golf period. This Jack Nichlaus designed course is one of my personal favourites worldwide.” Pick up and Return Course Transfer times: as organised in collaboration by our golfing professional.
Overnight: Norwegian Cruise – Pride of America – stay in Kauai


DAY 9 – FRIDAY Nawiliwili, Kauai**

GOLF 6: Early morning Pier to Course – 40 minute transfer POIPU BAY GOLF CLUB**
“Home of the PGA Grand Slam for Golf for multiple years. A rather open, friendly design with a championship feel. The home stretch of holes hug the impressive cliffs with strong, beautiful ocean breaks and Jurassic Park Mountains situated opposite the ocean.” Pick up and Return Course Transfer times: as organised in collaboration by our golfing professional. Depart port 2pm
Overnight: Norwegian Cruise – Pride of America – sail to Honolulu

OPTIONAL EXCURSION: A ‘bucket list’ must HELICOPTER tour flying up waterfalls and America’s 2nd grand canyon – where the Jurassic movies have been shot. (see optional excursions below)


DAY 10 – SATURDAY Arrive port 7am

Disembark Ship by 9am Port to Hotel Transfer (Times can vary dependent on cruise date)
SATURDAY DAY 10 OR SUNDAY DAY 11 – OPTIONAL EXTRA GAME – AT KO OLINA (where the LPGA is played) $390 AU per person
Overnight: Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel


DAY 11 – SUNDAY – Free Day

Sightseeing at own pace or take optional golf game at Royal Hawaiian* from $288 per person
Overnight: Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel


DAY 12 – MONDAY – DEPART HONOLULU – HOTEL FLY HOME

Transfer Hotel to Airport – Homeward flightbound port


** 4 COURSE ITINERARY – DAY 5 AND 9 FREE DAYS. Chance to take optional excursions.

Terms & Conditions

MPS Travel + Tours has exclusively curated and packaged this golfing holiday with the flexibility to be tailored around the clients’ needs.
This is a land only package and airfares are additional.

The holiday includes all Hawaii complimentary transfers, golfing fees and course transportation (based on 2 players), 4 star Hotel Accommodation at the Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel or similar (Partial Ocean view room for 2), 7 night cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line PRIDE OF AMERICA including onboard accommodation (internal cabin stateroom**), main meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner), entertainment and taxes/gratuities based on an **internal cabin twin share. Oceanview, Balcony and Suite accommodation is extra and variations apply to time of sailing. 

PACKAGE FARES:

  • All fares are quoted as at 26/10/16 and are subject to change.
  • Seasonal variations apply and are subject to availability at time of booking. NOTE June/July/December is peak cruise season.
  • All prices are in AUD dollars and include all taxes and gratuities (except Waikiki Hotel Accommodation direct tax).

PAYMENTS:

  • 6 course Deposit: $1665 to paid within 14 days from time of booking.
  • 4 course deposit $1335 to paid within 7 days from time of booking.
  • Balance due: 90 days before departure
  • If booking is less than 90 days, full payment will be required.
  • Cancellation fees apply – As each itinerary is tailored to client’s needs, MPS will provide specific cancellation periods depending on time of travel.

CRUISE:

Your booking is subject to Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) Terms and conditions

Please refer www.ncl.com

TRAVEL INSURANCE:

The USA is has a very expensive health system and it is IMPERATIVE that you protect yourself and have FULL INTERNATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE COVER. The ship has American doctors.

GOLF PROGRAM:

  • 6 or 4 course golf packages, can be flexible to suit client.
  • Golf package based on 2 players. Additional charges for solo golfers. On application.
  • Some courses will have blackout dates for PGA tournaments and course maintenance will apply and be advised.
  • Your first class Hawaii golfing itinerary developed and coordinated by PGA professional Cory McKim.
  • All courses are prebooked & prepaid and in the case of bad weather that prevents playing, a refund is at the discretion of the relevant golf course.
    Every effort will be made to reschedule if itinerary permits.
  • Golfers can bring golf clubs or they can be rented at an additional cost (please enquire).
  • All Golf fees include green fees, shared cart, round trip ship to course transportation.
  • Package can be tailored to client’s choice of courses from 12 on offer on the a la carte menu.
  • You can take your own clubs, but please note that clubs and golf shoes have to be extremely cleaned before re-entering Australia in accordance wIth our Border Quarantine regulations.
  • Storage of your golf clubs is offered on board the ship for a small fee. However, golf clubs are available for rental at the clubs.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION:

Most hotels and resorts in Hawaii now charge a daily occupancy tax. This varies in price at hotels and is extra and must be paid direct at the Hotel/Resort over and above the room rate included in the package. This is a direct transaction between guest and the hotel/resort. At the time of booking specific hotel, MPS Travel + Tours will advise specific additional cost.

VISAS AND PASSPORT:

Please ensure your passport is valid for over 6 months of travel. For any travel in USA, you require a visa. Australia is part of the USA Visa Waiver System (ESTA) and this can be applied for online 2 weeks prior to travel. https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/

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Optional Excursions

Mokihana Helicopter Port: Nawiliwili, Kauai

Travel deep into Kauai’s magnificent interior on this spellbinding aerial tour. For approximately 50 minutes, you’ll fly aboard a helicopter specially designed for panoramic viewing. Marvel at the colorful cliffs of Waimea Canyon and the ruggedly scenic Na Pali coastline. Explore from above the mysterious Valley of the Lost Tribe and other secluded glens. Soar above a tropical paradise so stunning that it has gained movie star status. This exciting tour combines exploration by helicopter and by land. The island’s golden beaches and lush vegetation have appeared in many films, including Dragon Fly, South Pacific, Jurassic Park and Blue Hawaii.

A helicopter takes you on an approximately 45-minute flight that includes narration on the culture, history and myths linked to the spectacular scenery you’ll see. You’ll have a bird’s-eye view of magnificent waterfalls, majestic canyons and inaccessible beaches. Rain swells the waterfalls, and Mount Namolokama has many tumbling down all the way from its 3,400-foot summit. Fly over Waimea Canyon with its array of rainbow colors, the scenic Na Pali coast, and – weather permitting – Mount Waialeale, one of the wettest spots on earth and a sacred site in the Hawaiian culture. Narration will be provided on an individual stereo headset.

Note: Due to aircraft weight and balance limitations, the flight company charges an additional rate for passengers that weigh 250 lbs. or more. Space is capacity controlled, please call 1300 255 200 for assistance. If confined to a wheelchair and able to transfer to a lift, please call 1300 255 200 to confirm arrangements. 

BOOK ON BOARD YOUR CRUISE OR ENQUIRE WITH MPS TRAVEL + TOURS:
Port: Nawiliwili, Kauai Approx. Duration: 2 hours Adult Pricing: $465 AUD* Child Pricing: $465 AUD* *Prices vary by sail date.
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HONOLULU – Travel at your own speed – Hire a Mustang

Car rental in the USA is very attractive so why not hire a Mustang convertible and enjoy the thrill and drive the island of Oahu. From catching the famous surf breaks, visiting Pearl Harbour, to seeing the real island life. Check Drive-away online.

 


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New Zealand Golf Cruise

13 nights | 5-6 courses

NEW ZEALAND: Auckland, Waitangi & Russell Bay (Bay of Islands), Tauranga, Napier, Wellington, Picton, Akaroa, Dunedin, Sydney

Azamara Club Cruises is proud to again partner with PerryGolf for an exceptional golf and sightseeing voyage to Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand on board the outstanding Azamara Journey®.  Azamara Journey is a mid-sized beauty with a deck plan well-suited to the needs of modern voyagers. With a capacity to carry only 686 passengers, you’ll never feel crowded in the comfortable social spaces of our bars, restaurants, lounges, Casino and Cabaret. Nor will you feel like a sardine jammed in around the pool, where our attentive staff is always ready to offer a complimentary bottled water, soft drink or fresh towel. Staterooms feature modern amenities, furnishings, and European linens. And one of the greatest features of this ship is the large number of staterooms with verandas.

Your voyage begins in Auckland with 13 nights, 9 ports of call and 5-6 rounds ahead as you sail the North and South Islands before leaving New Zealand through astounding Milford Sound bound for Sydney.  The golf is equally spectacular beginning with world #39 Kauri Cliffs and jaw dropping #40 Cape Kidnappers.  Rounds at The Kinloch Club, Christchurch Golf Club, Chisholm Links and Jack’s Point (optional) complete the set. Sightseers will have a range of impressive choices available through Azamara Land Discovers® in every port including Waitangi, Tauranga, Napier, Wellington, Picton, Akaroa, Dunedin and Sydney.  

Cruise Inclusions

  • Complimentary AzAmazing EveningsSM event (on most voyages)
  • Select standard spirits, international beers and wines
  • Gratuities
  • Bottled water, soft drinks, specialty coffees and teas
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shuttle service to and from port communities, where available
  • Concierge services for personal guidance and reservations
  • Port fees and taxes

perry  Perry Golf Package is additional to cruise fare: New Zealand Golf Courses 

  • Matauri Bay:  Kauri Cliffs
  • Lake Taupo:  The Kinloch Club
  • Hawke’s Bay:  Cape Kidnappers
  • Akaroa: Christchurch Golf Club, Shirley Links
  • Dunedin: Chisholm Links
  • Queenstown: Jack’s Point (optional)

Golf Package Inclusions:

  • Green fees and starting times for five rounds of golf including shared use of electric golf cart. A sixth round is optional. 
  • Overnight hotel stay with dinner, drinks and breakfast in Taupo, New Zealand.
  • All transfers to and from the scheduled golf courses in luxury air conditioned motorcoaches.
  • Practice range and range golf balls where available.
  • Welcome & Farewell on board cocktail parties with hors d’oeuvres.
  • Box lunch at each golf course with open bar for soft drinks, beer & wine.
  • “Golfers Social” gatherings on board where scheduling permits.
  • Casual tournament format with awards on one day.
  • Management and handling of golf equipment by PerryGolf for duration of voyage.
  • All gratuities for golf related staff including drivers & golf bag handling staff.
  • Full time PerryGolf program manager on board and onsite at each golf venue

AUD $ Cruise Fares: Azamara Journey Club Interior $6290pp twin share | Club Overview $6979pp twin share | Club Veranda $9040pp twin share
Golf Package, price per person: $3,595 Queenstown Jack’s Point option: $1,275 per person
Australia to New Zealand flights are additional.

2017 cruise – SOLD OUT
Embarks Auckland 2018: Azamara Club 22 Feb 2018 – 8 March 2018

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