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Lake Taupo Hole in One Challenge

61 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 8117
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Good fun

a dollar a ball to win a fortune. Worth a go even if it is just for a bit of fun. We hit the green... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2018
Brian D
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Darlington, United Kingdom
Nice short exercise

Many prople try it and it is fun to see bad golfers - blaming the wind—and good golfers trying to... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2018
Jan N
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Established in 1993 the Hole in One idea came from a conversation which was written onto the back of a beer coaster. Many years on the basic tenet has not changed. You come to the Hole in One to have fun and challenge yourself or your mates. If you get a Hole in One it's an awesome bonus. So far we have had over 800 balls land in the 3 holes. The red flag is a normal golf hole. Ever seen on TV a Hole in One? The blue flag is a 30cm sand bunker and the white flag is a 50cm (1/2 metre) sand bunker. We are one of the cheapest activities to do in Taupo and will refund anyone who doesn't have fun.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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61 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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+64 7-378 8117
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

a dollar a ball to win a fortune. Worth a go even if it is just for a bit of fun. We hit the green a few times, but didn't get the required hole in one!!

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Many prople try it and it is fun to see bad golfers - blaming the wind—and good golfers trying to hole in one. 1$ per ball is worth the fun. The balls are picked up by snorklers daily. To date already 980 hits, which is...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I have played this,and so does everyone,that comes into taupo,its very challenging,but good prizes,if you land on the green,or in the hole ,once again a whole lot of fun and a must do while in taupo.to a golfing person its a breeze ,maybe .to them...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

What a neat and unique thing to do! Super cheap, so you can buy as many golf balls as you want ($1 per golf ball) and they give deals ($20 gave you 25 balls). It´s a fun challenge but the pressures on when people are...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

A group of us came to this and we had a lot of fun. we obviously didn't get it in but it was great fun to try. You have to try hit a golf ball out onto a pontoon where there were golf holes.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a real fun thing to do especially with a group of you. I was lucky enough to do this with my work team and we had more laughs that hitting ball anywhere near the hole.

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Peter B, Manager at Lake Taupo Hole in One Challenge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thats cool. Making memories is what its all about.

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

The absolute must do in Taupo, actually in New Zealand. For the golfer, an interesting challenge, with a bit of fun added. For the total hacker, as long as you hit the ball in a southerly direction it will either hit the lake or may...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

I had a fun afternoon with friends, the view was great. Can't say we were close to a hole in one but it was enjoyable, managed to hit the target.

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Pleasant afternon with a few mates Did a bit better than i thought i would have Weather was still for at the time and managed to get a couple of close shoots near the pontoon Good setup Price not bad I guess Something you need...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I suppose this is like buying a lottery ticket. ... there is always a chance. I never liked the idea of hitting golf balls into a lake but it was a team thing and I had to take part. By the time we were finished...More

Thank Murray C
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samsharpe23
6 January 2017|
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Response from HIOTaupo | Property representative |
Thanks for for that fishbox. Yes it is easy to see your ball n the hole. Also read description on holein1 website
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