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Golf course

A fairway overlooking trees and green hills.

Waahi Taakaro Golf Course

Maitai Valley, Nelson, New Zealand

Play Nelson's own nine-hole course in a valley setting alongside a beautiful river surrounded by leafy shade trees where tui, pigeons and kingfishers create an all-day chorus. Check out a video of each hole on the Golf Course Layout page.


Concession tickets are on offer for 3, 6 and 12-month durations. Junior golfers are encouraged to play and the junior rate applies for students up through secondary school.

Golf course fees from 1 July 2019
Memberships 12 months
(April to March)
6 months
(October to March)
3 months
(January to March)
Adult – 18 Hole (couple) $552
Adult – 18 Hole $276 $160 $83
Adult – 9 Hole $216 $125 $65
Junior (secondary school) $42 $25 $13
Junior (pre-secondary school) $42 $25 $13

Golf Lessons

Golf lessons can be arranged by contacting Gordon Davidson 03 5487771 or mobile 0275473200 or our junior convenor Richard Pearson 03 5487052 or email us at waahitaakaroproshop@golf.co.nz

Hire equipment

Sets include a trundler, except for junior sets. Half sets include five irons, two woods and a putter. Sets do not include balls or tees.

Fees to hire equipment
Equipment Fee
Full set - 9
Full set - 18
Junior sets

Opening hours

Waahi Taakaro is open every day except Christmas Day. Summer hours start with Daylight Savings Time.

Summer hours

Open 8am - 7pm (summer) or 9am - 4pm (winter)


You can call the golf course on +64 3 548 7301 or waahitaakaroproshop@golf.co.nz