Ibaraki Golf Tour

6 Nights | 1 Stop | 5 Rounds of Golf Ibaraki, Japan

from AU$ 5,590 pp

From the Tee

The Ibaraki Prefecture boasts some of the best golf courses in Japan, often serving as the venue for national and world tournaments. The vast flat areas and gentle slopes of the Kanto Plain, combined with a mild climate that allows playing throughout the year, create the ideal environment for golf. The fact that many golf clubs are easy to reach from Tokyo in one to two hours by car adds to their huge appeal. On this week long tour, stay at the 5-star Mito Plaza Hotel and play five fantastic courses that range from strategic maneuvers to beginner-friendly fields. You will not be disappointed.

Tour at a Glance

Package: 7 Days | 1 Stop(s) | 5 Round(s)
Accommodation:
Mito Plaza Hotel (5 Star)
Meals: Daily Japanese Western Breakfast 1x Hitachi Beef Steak Dinner
Golf Courses:
1x18 Holes at PGM Ishioka GC
1x18 Holes at Shishido Hills CC
1x18 Holes at Shizu Hills CC
1x18 Holes at Oarai GC
1x18 Holes at Taiheyo Sherwood GC
Prices From: AU$ 5,590 pp Sharing
AU$ 619,000 pp Single
Please Note:
  • Valid round the year but with price fluctuations, 
  • Price based on 8 golfers and subject to change, but we can accomodate for smaller groups 
  • Package is subject to availability and price is for high seasons as below – we do not recommend visiting these areas outside these dates
  • Best time to visit this region 10 March – 10Th May & 15th September – 15th November

Package Details

Inclusions:

  • 6x nights luxury accommodation with full daily breakfast
  • 5x rounds of 18-hole golf, with caddie and/or carts with driver and English speaking guide
  • Full day sightseeing tour – Includes lunch and all admissions with English speaking guide
  • Hitachi beef steak dinner
  • Dinner transfers 3 nights to different areas to experience the local culture.
  • All transfers Airport – Hotel – Golf courses – Dinner - Airport
  • All local taxes

Exclusions:

  • All meals other than those mentioned above
  • Airfare, airport taxes, visa fees
  • Surcharge green fees for weekends and holiday periods    
  • All personal expenses including caddie tips
  • Additional sightseeing and excursions

Day By Day

DAY 1 :

Arrive at Narita Airport Tokyo. Be met there by your driver who will be transfer the group down 100 minutes North to the picturesque Ibaraki region.

In the afternoon, play the highly strategic PGM Ishioka Golf Club course engulfed in the beauty of nature. Mature trees line the fairways with an A Grade clubhouse – a great way to start your Ibaraki golf tour.

After golf transfer to your 5-star Western Style hotel Mito Plaza Hotel. 

DAY 2 :

This morning after breakfast, transfer to the Shishido Hills Golf club for your next round of golf.

Since 2017, Shishido Hills has been host to the Japan Golf Tour Championship. Featuring two courses, the East is the oldest of the two, incorporates an American-style design with Japanese-style landscaping and is considered the easier of the two. The West course has been extensively developed as a championship course and is renowned for its high standard of design and difficulty.

DAY 3 :

Your third round of golf on this fanstastic tour will be at the Shizu Hills Golf Club.

The moment you leave the clubhouse, you will see a spectacular view of the course in front of you. It is one of the few Japan that with many cramped courses, and this sense of openness is the biggest attraction of Shizu Hills. Using a flat and vast site with a maximum height difference of 7 meters as a material, the result is a wonderful course by consolidating the experience and image of reprinting the world.

DAY 4 :

Today, take a break from golf and indulge in local sightseeing with and English speaking guide.

Start with a walking tour of the Sakatsura Isozaki Shrine and the Oarai Isosaki Shrine in the morning. This will be followed by lunch before visiting Kairakuen, the 3 famous gardens of Japan. The last leg of the day is spent at the Kiuchi Sake Brewery Tour and Tasting.

DAY 5 :

The penultimate golf course on this Ibaraki tour will be played at the Oarai Golf Club where you will be transferred after breakfast.

The course is characterized by long fairways, lined by age old tall pines and many Ocean views. Some very difficult dog-leg holes and undulating greens characterize the course. The Wind from the Ocean can influence your game but with pristine fairways you will never have a bad line.

DAY 6 :

Its time for your last round of golf on the tour at the Taiheyo Sherwood Golf Club.

The Sherwood course is blessed with great weather which gives the local fauna the chance to blossom and blend into the golf course all year. Waters carries along with true quick greens and consistent local bunkering is a great way to finish your Ibaraki golf experience.

DAY 7 :

After breakfast transfer back to Narita airport for your flight back to Australia or visit another area in Japan which can be arranged. See you soon!

Recommended Accommodation

Mito Plaza Hotel
6 Night(s)
Mito Plaza Hotel
Mito, Ibaraki
Nearest Airport: 17.7 km

Located in Mito, within 6 km of Mito Station and 4.2 km of Kairaku-en, Mito Plaza Hotel has accommodations with a terrace as well as free private parking for guests who drive. With a garden, the 5-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. The property provides room service, a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage for guests.

6 Nights from

AU$ 5,590 pp Sharing | AU$ 619,000 pp Single

Package Golf Courses

Designer(s):
Jack Nicklaus

The golf course at PGM Ishioka Golf Club was designed by none other than Jack Nicklaus, who regarded it as one of the best golf courses in the country. The course makes full use of the natural terrain and requires strategic playing and golfers must use all types of clubs. Mature trees line the fairways with an A Grade clubhouse at the course.

Designer(s):
Akira Hocchi

Since 2017, Shishido Hills has been host to the Japan Golf Tour Championship. Featuring two courses, the East is the oldest of the two and incorporates an American-style design with Japanese-style landscaping and is considered the easier of the two. Higashi (East) course is a forest course, and it features spacious and flat fairways lined by old trees.

Designer(s):
Tsuneyuki Nakajim

The moment you leave the clubhouse, you will see a spectacular view of the course in front of you. It is one of the few Japan with many cramped courses, and this sense of openness is the biggest attraction of Shizuka Hills. The design was supervised by Tsuneyuki Nakajima.

Oarai GC, Ibaraki
Recomended
Oarai Golf Club
Designer(s):
Seiichi Inoue

Created in 1953 by the respected designer Seiichi Inoue, Oarai is one of only a few seaside courses in all of Japan, laid out on the shores of the Pacific with many of its wide fairways doglegged and lined by age-old black pine trees.

Designer(s):
Mitsuaki Kobayashi

Named to evoke an image of Robin Hood’s Sherwood Forest, the Taiheiyo Oarai Sherwood Course enjoys the typical climate of the eastern seaboard of the island of Honshu with a high ratio of sunny days throughout the year. Pleasing sea breezes in the spring and summer and comfortable warmth during the fall and winter make for refreshing golf the year round.

What Next...

Our escorted tours fill up quickly so make sure you talk to us as soon as possible to avoid missing out. You can make a tentative booking with us if you've decided where to go. Otherwise, drop us a enquiry and we will send you more information.

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