Terrace Downs High Country Resort & Golf Club

Just 1 hour from Christchurch International Airport, and boasting New Zealand’s only high country golf course, Terrace Downs offers an ideal ‘getting away from it all’ destination close to Mt Hutt Ski field and Methven.


Our high country resort stars our par-72 championship golf course, as well as luxury accommodation, all day dining, and a range of other activities available nearby and on-site.


Great views are available from the comfortable clubhouse as well as every hole of the golf course. 

Terrace Downs' breathtaking, 6440-metre long, par 72 course has been designed to take full advantage of the dramatic terrain and is rated one of the top three courses in New Zealand.


At every tee, you are afforded new and captivating vistas of the majestic mountains, river terraces and braided channels of the Rakaia River. Supplementing the natural beauty of the area are 11 man-made lakes and 70 bunkers which provide plenty of obstacles for even the most experienced player.


Whether you can swing a club like a pro or are playing for the first time, the course at Terrace Downs will captivate and enchant you.


The course has four tee positions allowing playing chocies for every level of golfer. 

Driving range and putting green

Pro Shop

Full cafe/bar open 8 am -7 pm 7 days

Complimentary shower and changing facilities

Luxury accommodation

Other on-site activities including archery and clay shooting


623 Coleridge Road Windwhistle 7572
03 318 6943
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