Never thought such cruises exist? Well they really do, and they are actually quite popular. Golf cruises allow golf aficionados to enjoy the best of both worlds – golfing and luxury cruising. Azamara Cruises offers several golf oriented cruises each year. And if you spouse or travel partners don’t enjoy golf, there is plenty for them to do too.
Play Top Links Around The World
Play at prestigious courses around the world, from Scotland (the birthplace of golf) to New Zealand. Azamara Cruises partners with PerryGolf, one of the leaders in worldwide luxury golf vacations. With Azamara’s focus on destination immersion, the tie up with PerryGolf makes total sense. Serious golfers are looking for an upscale country club feel, fine dining, and a relaxing sophisticated atmosphere which is exactly what Azamara Cruises offers. And on the golf side, everything is arranged for you from tee time scheduling, to making caddie arrangements, to handling your gear which is set up at each club and waiting for your arrival from the ship.
The 149th Open Plus Six Rounds
For 2020, golfers can take a 14 night cruise from Dublin to Southampton and attend the final two rounds of The 149th Open, plus pay six rounds including Royal Portrush and Carnoustie. Here is the itinerary for this cruise:
14-NIGHT BRITISH ISLES GOLF CRUISE 6-July 2020 | 6 Rounds | Azamara PursuitSM Dublin, Ireland | Douglas, Isle of Man | Belfast, Northern Ireland | Greenock (Glasgow), Scotland | At Sea/Spa Day | Kirkwall, Scotland | Invergordon, Scotland | Dundee, Scotland | Leith (Edinburgh), Scotland | At Sea/Spa Day | Dover, England | Southampton, England GOLF INCLUDES PORTMARNOCK LINKS, THE K CLUB, ROYAL COUNTRY DOWN, ROYAL PORTRUSH, PRESTWICK, AILSA AT TURNBERRY, ROYAL DORNOCH, CASTLE STUART, KINGSBARNS & GLENEAGLES Courses Determined by Flight ATTENDING THE 149TH OPEN AT ROYAL PORTRUSH
A Sample of Other Golf Cruises
Here is a short list of just a few of the other golf cruises around the world:
- 10-NIGHT SOUTH AFRICAN GOLF CRUISE 21-January 2020 | 4 Rounds | Azamara Quest® Cape Town, South Africa | At Sea/Spa Day | Port Elizabeth, South Africa | At Sea/Spa Day | Richards Bay, South Africa | Durban, South Africa | East London, South Africa | At Sea/Spa Day | Cape Town, South Africa GOLF INCLUDES HUMEWOOD, ZIMBALI, DURBAN & CAPE TOWN
- 15-NIGHT NEW ZEALAND, TASMANIA & SYDNEY GOLF CRUISE 8-February 2020 | 6 Rounds | Azamara Journey® Auckland, New Zealand | Bay of Islands, New Zealand | Tauranga, New Zealand | Napier, New Zealand | Wellington, New Zealand | Picton, New Zealand | Akaroa, New Zealand | Dunedin, New Zealand | Oban, Stewart Island, New Zealand | Doubtful Sound, New Zealand (Cruising) | Milford Sound, New Zealand (Cruising) | 2 At Sea/Sp Australia GOLF INCLUDES KAURI CLIFFS, CAPE KIDNAPPERS, THE KINLOCH, CHRISTCHURCH, JACK’S POINT & MILLBROOK
- 13-NIGHT SPAIN, PORTUGAL & FRANCE GOLF CRUISE 26-May 2020 | 5 Rounds | Azamara Quest® Barcelona, Spain | At Sea/Spa Day | Gibraltar, UK | Por o, Portugal | Lisbon, Portugal | Leixoes (Porto), Portugal | At Sea/Spa Day | Bilbao, Spain | Bordeaux, France | St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands | Southampton, UK GOLF INCLUDES FALDO AMENDOEIRA COURSE, VALDERRAMA, OITAVOS DUNES, PORTO & MEDOC
- 10-NIGHT ARABIAN GULF GOLF CRUISE 1-November 2020 | 3 Rounds | Azamara PursuitSM Dubai, United Arab Emirates | At Sea/Spa Day | Muscat, Oman | At Sea/Spa Day | Al-Manama, Bahrain | Doha, Qatar | Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates | Dubai, United Arab Emirates GOLF INCLUDES EMIRATES MAJLIS COURSE, ALMOUJ, ROYAL BAHRAIN, DOHA & SAADIYAT BEACH
Plenty For Non-golfers Too
If you are traveling with a spouse or partner who doesn’t want to participate in the golf package, Azamara Cruises offers a wide variety of local destination immersive land tour and exportation options. Whether their interest is in local landmarks and historical site, panoramic drives, guided tours, exploration of the local cuisine or natural wonders, Azamara has something for everyone.
What’s Included in Golf Package
- Green fees and starting times for each round of golf including shared use of electric golf cart OR caddies where available
- All transfers to and from the scheduled golf courses in luxury air conditioned motor coaches
- 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
Golf packages are in addition to the cost of your selected suite or stateroom.