The Best of Sydney, Melbourne & Tasmania Golf Vacation with Perrygolf

The Best Golf of Sydney & Melbourne
New South Wales, Royal Melbourne & Kingston Heath

9 Nights | 7 Rounds | Travel October – March
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Regarded as one of the finest stretches of golf in the world, the Melbourne Sandbelt is home to most of the country’s finest courses all incredibly located a short drive from one another and the CBD. The Sandbelt is a must-visit destination for the passionate golfer. Of course, a visit to Australia wouldn't be complete without a few nights to discover the spectacular harbour city of Sydney, its endless unspoilt beaches, diverse natural treasures and world class golf.

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Welcome to Australia. On arrival at Sydney Airport (SYD) you will be met by PerryGolf personnel who will assist with your luggage and transfer to your transportation.

Drive to The Langham, Sydney (30mins) – your accommodations the first four nights.

Relax today and enjoy the sights of Sydney.

Overnight: The Langham, Sydney.  Grand Langham Terrace room with breakfast included.

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Journey to golf course (20mins).

Today play The Lakes. Situated in the city, it was redesigned in the 70's by Devlin & Von Hagge and is renowned for its water hazards. Eleven of the 18 holes feature water, so the route is both picturesque and challenging. It has a long history of Australian Championships and is ranked among Australia’s top courses.

Overnight: The Langham, Sydney.  Grand Langham Terrace room with breakfast included.

The Lakes, Sydney, Australia – Photo by Gary Lisbon
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Today is at your leisure. Consider a private cruise on Sydney Harbour; a tour through the Sydney Opera House; or wine tasting in the Hunter Valley.

Overnight: The Langham, Sydney.  Grand Langham Terrace room with breakfast included.

Sydney Harbour, Australia  –
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Journey to golf course (25mins).

Today play New South Wales. Designed by Dr. Alister MacKenzie (whose next project happened to be Cypress Point), this course is one of the greats ranked #5 in Australia and #37 in the world.  Opened in 1928 and situated on the rugged cliffs of La Perouse, it overlooks Botany Bay at the site of Captain James Cook's 1770 landing.  The layout is framed by water on three sides and has many characteristics of links golf – undulating fairways, spectacular views and complete exposure to the elements.  NSW’s four par 3s are considered by many to be the finest collection in the country.  No. 6 at 202 yards stands out as one of the game’s great “ocean carry” par 3’s not unlike No. 16 at Cypress.

Overnight: The Langham, Sydney.  Grand Langham Terrace room with breakfast included.


New South Wales Golf Club, Sydney, Australia – Gary Lisbon
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Drive to Sydney Airport (20mins) and return your rental vehicle.

Fly to Melbourne Airport (flight not included) and collect rental vehicle on arrival. Drive to The Langham, Melbourne (30mins) – your accommodations the final five nights.

Later today journey to the golf course (25mins).

Today play Commonwealth. One of the finest courses on Melbourne's Sand Belt. This course of amazing charm is a real gem, designed by Sloan Morpeth & built in the 1920's. Commonwealth has hosted the Australian Open and is consistently rated among the top courses in Australia. Commonwealth features all the good facets of the Sandbelt courses: fast greens, exceptional bunkering and beautiful flora. Probably most important about this course is that having played it, you feel that you have just enjoyed a wonderful experience.

Overnight: The Langham, Melbourne. Langham Club Grand River room with breakfast included.

Commonwealth Golf Club, Melbourne, Australia – Photo by Gary Lisbon
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Journey to golf course (30mins).

Today play Royal Melbourne West Course. Continually rated as the #1 golf course in Australia, and has been as high as #5 in the world, is the most recognized golf course on the world famous Melbourne Sandbelt. The site remains one of the finest ever found in the world of golf, full of dramatic undulation with fertile sandy soil and a natural rugged appearance. Designed by Dr. Alister Mackenzie, the bunkering is spectacular while the rough areas around the tees and bunkers are a mix of native grasses which beautifully and naturally frame each hole, providing great definition and contrast without distracting from the strategy. The greens provide the finest putting surfaces in Australia. Large and beautifully contoured, they are built to accommodate approaches from a number of angles with each progressively more difficult the further the tee shot strays from the ideal line.

Overnight: The Langham, Melbourne.  Langham Club Grand River room with breakfast included.

Royal Melbourne Golf Club - West Course, Melbourne, Australia – Photo by Gary Lisbon
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Day 7: melbourne

Journey to golf course (30mins).

Today play Kingston Heath, host of the 2016 World Cup of Golf. There are seven solid clubs in Melbourne’s Sandbelt, Kingston Heath has a lot of people convinced that it’s the best because its “pure” 18 trumps Royal Melbourne’s composite 18. We’re playing both but wonderfully arguable!  Dr. MacKenzie’shand here was designing the bunkers which are essentially ground sculptures and regularly unavoidable.  There are ever present.  Overall design credit goes to DanSoutar from Sydney who was charged to design a course that would “stand the test of time” according to the consult of J.H. Taylor and Harry Vardon who had seen the future of the game with the advent of the rubber-cored ball. 

Overnight: The Langham, Melbourne.  Langham Club Grand River room with breakfast included.

Kingston Heath, Melbourne, Australia – Photo by
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Journey to golf course (30mins).

Today play Victoria Golf Club. Acclaimed by many golfers the world over for it's fine hospitality, Victoria is steeped in tradition and the site of many major tournaments. Always a joy to play with gently contoured fairways that flow through avenues of magnificent trees, it is designed to challenge both the amateur and professional golfer. Certainly a traditional style course of great quality and variety. Peter Thomson was several of many notable members to start their careers here. The course had 3 designers, amongst them, Alister MacKenzie, and is rated in Australia's top 10.

Overnight: The Langham, Melbourne.  Langham Club Grand River room with breakfast included.

Victoria Golf Club, Melbourne, Australia - Photo by Gary Lisbon
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Journey to golf course (20mins).

Today play Metropolitan. Rated among the very top courses in Australia, this course and Royal Melbourne were one in the same until 1901 when part of the membership favored a move to the southern sandhills while the other preferred their inner city home.  The new club was formed in 1908; tournament play began in 1930 after a series of Dr. Alister MacKenzie’s modifications. Seven Australian Opens later, along with five Australia PGAs plus a host of professional events including the World Golf Match Play Championship have defined Metropolitan as one of the best.  You’ll  notice here how the bunkers are cut into the greens which requires a hand finishing you won’t find on a handful of courses anywhere in the world.

Overnight: The Langham, Melbourne.  Langham Club Grand River room with breakfast included.

Metropolitan Golf Club, Melbourne, Australia - Photo by Gary Lisbon
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Day 10: melbourne

Depart Australia from Melbourne Airport (MEL) after returning rental vehicle. You will cross the International Date Line and arrive in the US on the same date as departing Australia.

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Current pricing for this tour is available at your convenience from our exclusive online trip calculator, QUICK QUOTES.  Click here for an immediate quotation.

Contact our Air Travel Services department at 800.344.5257 ext 230 or for comprehensive assistance with your air travel arrangements.

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  • Accommodation in hotels listed with room category and dining basis as detailed in the schedule.
  • Green fees for rounds of golf as listed in schedule.
  • Ground transportation throughout as detailed below.
  • Assistance of PerryGolf's local office at your destination.
  • Travel pack with useful information on areas visited in your tour.
  • Local taxes.

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Budget Car Rental:Hyundai iMax Minivan with automatic transmission or similar, with unlimited mileage, comprehensive insurance with reduced excess to $350AUD. Additional charges may apply for airport fees, one ways drop offs and remote locations.


HOTEL Information

Dramatic Harbour views. Quaint cobbled streets. Historic brick buildings. Discover a secluded tranquility nestled in the heart of The Rocks district of metropolitan Sydney. 98 magnificently furnished rooms and suites to appeal to the most sophisticated visitors. Expansive terraces offering resplendent harbour views or dazzling city skylines. Unique dining experiences at Kent Street Kitchen and Afternoon Tea at Palm Court to cater to the most refined guests. Body treatments, massages, and facials at ten new treatment rooms at The Day Spa to pamper the weariest bodies. A spectacular 20-metre indoor pool with a star-dappled sky ceiling to dream your day away. Boardrooms and conference facilities perfect for meetings and events of any size. Delightfully intimate interiors. Genuine and personalized service. Exciting epicurean adventures. The Langham, Sydney is all this and more.

The Langham Sydney - Hotel, Australia
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Set beside the Yarra River on Melbourne's bustling Southbank Promenade, this luxe hotel features handmade furnishings and marble bathrooms. The refined rooms are appointed with flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and minibars. Upgraded rooms have river or city views some available with terraces or balconies. Suites provide whirlpool baths, and apartments offer full kitchens. Club level rooms have access to a lounge with free breakfast. There's an upscale buffet restaurant and a lounge, plus a day spa, an indoor pool and a gym.

The Langham, Melbourne – Hotel, Australia
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PerryGolf offers a full service air department to assist in the planning and coordination of airline travel. We encourage you to consider traveling on our Preferred Airline; British Airways which provides an extensive route network to all of our destination cities. For further details on our air travel services and competitive rates please call 1 800.344.5257 ext 230 or email

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Handicap Certificate: Most courses require visitors to be a member of a recognized golf club and to hold official handicaps, with some courses imposing a maximum handicap restriction. PerryGolf endorses this viewpoint and recommends that players travel with a valid handicap certificate from their golf club which they may be required to produce.
Golf Carts & Caddies in Australia: With the exception of Royal Melbourne, caddies (including bag carriers) are not available in Australia. A limited supply of Golf Carts are available at certain venues but may be restricted for those who have medical conditions. All golf courses have good access to pull carts. Your golf travel specialist can answer any specific questions you may have regarding caddies & carts on your tour.

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