King Island Barnbougle – 8 Days
Australia’s newest golf must do.
King Island provides the ultimate Golf & Gourmet experience, two new links golf courses, Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes welcome you to Bass Strait, absolutely an experience that will bring any dinner table conversation to a peak. This combined with the amazing dining including local crayfish, cheeses, beef and Tasmanian wines all ensure an amazing experience. Combine King Island with Barnbougle, simply it is a must do for any golfer or anyone who enjoys great food and wine.
Don’t hesitate as these experiences become better known, it is inevitable that the costs will increase.
Departures are any day subject to flight operations, Golf & Gourmet will assist with air travel. Regional Express fly daily, from Melbourne, Tullamarine to King Island, Sharpe Airlines offer service between King Island and Launceston. The major carriers then provide service from Launceston to your home port.
4 nights twin share at Ocean Dunes King Island Hotel, King Island including breakfast
1 golf round at Ocean Dunes, 1 golf round Cape Wickham
SUV or Full Size Rental Car from/to airport
3 nights twin share accommodation at Barnbougle Lodge
1 golf round Barnbougle Dunes, 1 golf round Lost Farm
Full size Rental Car or SUV: Pick Up Launceston Airport; return to Launceston Airport
Air Travel – Note: Baggage restrictions apply between King Island and Launceston – Max 21 kg per person;
Additional golf rounds
Items of a personal nature
Golfer Twin Share 2 people sharing rental car – $1765
Golfer Twin Share 4 people sharing rental car – $1654
DAY BY DAY
Day One: Fly from Melbourne, Tullamarine airport to Currie Airport, King Island with Regional Express. On arrival collect your rental vehicle and prepare for a most rewarding experience. Drive to the Ocean Dunes King Island Hotel where your hosts will make this a memorable interlude. Take time during the afternoon to absorb the clean air, natural beauty and the lie of the land to ensure you maximise your time on King Island. Ease into life on the island and in the evening immerse yourself in local cuisine. Extra Rounds are available and can be booked in advance or during your stay. Additional costs will apply.
Day Two-Four: Two rounds of golf are included in this package providing you with a day to either replay one of the courses or simply enjoy King Island. It also provides a little flexibility should a day in between rounds be more to your liking. Cape Wickham a coastal layout with multiple tee boxes to allow a choice that ensures an enjoyable but real test of golf for all players, provided you can keep your mind on the job, rather than stray to the incredible scenery and natural beauty. Possibly play the King Island Public Course on day 2 and complete your visit with a round at Ocean Dunes.Take time to enjoy the local produce explore the island and be absorbed into the pace of life.
Day Five: Take the 09.05 flight, weekdays from King Island to Launceston, collect your rental vehicle and drive to Barnbougle. As the accommodation is at Lost Farm Lodge play the Lost Farm Course on arrival. Just another fantastic golf experience that is enjoyable regardless of your golfing prowess. The scenery along the coast is simply spectacular. Barnbougle Lodge has a fine restaurant overlooking the bay with a great selection of Tasmanian and Australian wines.
Day Six: Play Barnbougle Dunes the original course at Barnbougle set among the sand dunes of the bay. Both courses rate very highly in both the Australian and International rankings so concentrate and reap the rewards.
Day Seven: This day is added so should inclement weather prevail you have a spare day or you can visit wineries and other attractions in the area or purchase an extra round at special guest rates.
Day Eight: Depart Barnbougle for Launceston Airport and return home.