Welcome to Whakatane Golf Club

Visitor Information

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Whakatane Golf Club - Championship course - one of the finest golf courses in the Bay of Plenty. With our fast running greens and lush forgiving fairways, the course (See PANORAMIC VIEWS) offers golfers a challenging and rewarding round of golf. Our course is located 10 minutes from the town centre, adjacent to the airport. 
par 70, 6009m.



  • Lounge bar and restaurant/cafe serving tasty home-made snacks and meals.
  • The facilities are available to non-members for special functions such as weddings,  business seminars, or for package deals including golf / prizegiving / entertainment.
  • Changing rooms and showers
  • Park over property for mobile homes / camper-vans
  • Golf driving range practice area and large putting green
  • Golf practice  nets
  • Fully stocked Pro Shop - Electric cart hire + club hire
  • Free weekly Junior golf lessons ( see JUNIORS page )

Special Events:


The Bay of Plenty Golfing Passport


The golfing passport entitles the holder to a $10 discount off the advertised visitor rate at Ohope International, Rotorua (Arikikapakapa), Te Puke  and Whakatane Golf courses.

Purchase your passport from the I-Sites at Rotorua, Tauranga or Whakatane and enjoy the golf and the savings.

Purchase price is $10 per passport, and the passport once issued must be presented at each course to obtain your discount. The passport is valid for one game only at each course.

Ideal for groups, couples and families.

Enjoy your stay in the Bay.

Attracting NEW MEMBERS is a high priority.

 We offer a selection of joining packages , as circumstances vary for different people.

 If you are new to golf our introductory membership includes FREE golf lessons !  

Gift vouchers for membership available from the office.

The Golf Shop:

  •  The only fully stocked golf equipment store in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.
  • PGA Golf Professionals: Bob McDonald and Kris Gundersen ( trainee )
  • Club repairs and customised new clubs to suit your specific requirements.  As Paul says, "You name it, we can get it!"
  • Cart hire + trundler hire - and yes we sell golf carts too.
  • Rent golf clubs
  • Golf lessons
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Encouraging  kids of Whakatane to take up golf is very important. Junior memberships are  affordable for all. See our JUNIORS page.