As an expansive and topographically diverse continent, Australia has a variety of golfing resorts that offer first class golf, dining, accommodation, experiences and recreational activities that make for a complete golfing break. International visitors are made especially welcome.
Visit Tropical North Queensland and complete a round under the dappled sunshine filtering through a rainforest canopy. Many resorts in this part of Australia offer accommodation and courses built on undulating sand-blown coastal land beside the Coral Sea. When you’ve had enough golf, you can dive among the splendor of the Great Barrier Reef and sail to deserted islands.
Overlooking the sapphire blue waters and white sandy beaches of Nelson Bay and Port Stephens, the mid-north coast of New South Wales is only 90 minutes north of Sydney. Famous for its unblemished rivers and bays, golfing resorts here offer accommodation, along with cruises to spot dolphins, scuba diving, fishing and plenty of opportunities to taste the rich fruit of a Shiraz from the nearby Hunter Valley.
Mobs of kangaroos graze on the fairways of golf resorts in Western Australia where you can chip onto greens by the banks of the beautiful Swan River or trundle your buggy along fairways only minutes from the white sandy beaches of the Sunset Coast. The Vines and Joondalup offer great golf and superbly comfortable accommodation. Play at Kennedy Bay on coastal heaths and enjoy the sound of the Indian Ocean booming in the distance.
The Sandbelt in Melbourne is world renowned as the finest stretch of golf courses anywhere in the world. Some of the golf courses include Royal Melbourne, Kingston Heath, Metropolitan, Victoria, Commonwealth, Huntingdale and Yarra Yarra. Royal Melbourne is Australia’s most famous golf course, ranked number 6 in the world and number 1 in Australia, it is the Southern Hemisphere’s best course.