The Best Golf of Australia and Tasmania

The Best of Sydney, Melbourne & Tasmania
New South Wales, Royal Melbourne & Barnbougle Dunes

8 Nights | 7 Rounds | Travel October – March

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“I visited Australia and Tasmania in February and can say without hesitation that a Sydney / Melbourne / Tasmania golf trip is among the best there is...I understand how the Old Course or Ballybunion or Royal Birkdale would come first, but once you’ve been to the UK, and you know how much you like links golf, you will find this is such a solid trip.”

--- Gordon Dalgleish, PerryGolf President and Co-Founder

Itinerary in Brief
Travel October - March
Day 1   Depart USA
Day 2 Sydney Airport Arrive
Day 3 Sydney Sightseeing
Day 4 Sydney Golf & Sightseeing
Day 5 Sydney Golf & Sightseeing
Day 6 Melbourne Golf & Sightseeing
Day 7 Melbourne Golf & Sightseeing
Day 8 King Island Golf & Sightseeing
Day 9 Tasmania Golf & Sightseeing
Day 10 Melbourne Golf & Sightseeing
Day 11 Melbourne Depart

Additional PerryGolf Vacations to
Australia & New Zealand


Custom golf tours are available for Australia and New Zealand including the example(s) below which you can price entirely online using our exclusive online trip calculator. Of course, we always welcome the opportunity to assist you personally at 800.344.5257 or

The Best Golf of Sydney, Melbourne & Tasmania
8 Nights | 7 Rounds including New South Wales, Royal Melbourne, Cape Wickham & Barnbougle Dunes | Travel October - March
New Zealand Deluxe ~ Queenstown, Napier, Taupo & the Bay of Islands
8 Nights | 4 Rounds Travel October to March

2018 The Best Golf of Australia ~ Sydney, Melbourne & Tasmania
9 Nights | 9 Rounds | January 31 – February 9
2018 The Best of New Zealand 2018 ~ Taupo, Napier and Queenstown
13 Nights | 7 Rounds | November 5-18

2018 New Zealand & Sydney Golf Cruise
13 Nights from Auckland to Sydney on Azamara Journey | 5-6 Rounds | February 22 - March 7

POST-CRUISE OPTION ~ Sydney with Golf at New South Wales & The Lakes
2019 New Zealand & Sydney Golf Cruise
16 Nights from Auckland to Sydney on Azamara Quest | 5-6 Rounds | Jan 22 - Feb 7

POST-CRUISE OPTION ~ Sydney with Golf at New South Wales & The Lakes

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 & 2

This evening depart the United States. You will travel over the International Date Line and arrive in Australia two days after your departure.

Day 3

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

Sightseeing Suggestion -- Consider enjoying a cruise on Sydney Harbour and a tour through the Sydney Opera House. Sydney Harbour is commonly referred to as the most beautiful natural harbour in the world. A large harbour with many bays, inlets and secondary harbours, it has not been built out like many of the world's great harbours. Although there are exclusive homes dotted around the water's edge, there are large tracts of parklands, reserves and gardens that balance the harbour environmentally. After the cruise, consider walking over to the Sydney Opera House for a tour through one of the architectural master pieces of the century which was designed by the Danish Architect, Jorn Utzon. The first performance was in the Opera Theatre in 1973. The Opera House would be more aptly named the Sydney Performing Arts Centre as most evenings its theatres offer a combination of world class music, dance, and drama and opera performances. This 45-minute tour offers the opportunity to experience the Sydney Opera House in its daily operation, and, learn about the fascinating history and architecture. More sightseeing suggestions are available here.

Overnight at The Langham, Sydney including breakfast.

Day 4

Play New South Wales. Designed by Dr. Alister MacKenzie, this course is one of the greats, ranked number 5 in Australia. Situated at the site of Captain Cook's landing in Australia at La Peruse it is not only a superb course but also offers some outstanding views of the Pacific Ocean. Holes 5 and 6 will long be remembered.

Sightseeing suggestions in Sydney are available here.

Overnight at The Langham, Sydney including breakfast.

Day 5

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 number 14 in Australia.

Following golf, fly to Melbourne Airport

Overnight at The Langham, Melbourne including breakfast.

Day 6

Play Royal Melbourne – West. Continually rated as the number 1 golf course in Australia, Royal Melbourne has been as high as number 5 in the world. It is the most recognized golf course on the world famous Melbourne Sandbelt. The site remains one of the finest ever found in world 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 perfect line.

Sightseeing Suggestion -- Consider touring the Queen Victoria Market, a thriving and vital place pulsating with life. The friendly competition between stallholders, and their concern for customers, is what gives the Market its Old World charm and the addictive power to draw millions of visitors each year. The vibrant, cosmopolitan atmosphere of this historic site has endeared the Market to Melburnians for 130 years. The Market is probably best known for its huge variety of fresh produce. Almost half of the Market area is dedicated to the sale of fresh produce, including fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, chicken, seafood and delicatessen products. Alternatively consider a half day city tour will help you to appreciate all that Melbourne has to offer. Visit the city’s main highlights, sample some local produce and soak in the café style culture synonymous with Melbourne. More sightseeing suggestions in Melbourne are available here.

 Overnight at The Langham, Melbourne including breakfast.

Day 7

Play Kingston Heath. Designed by Dr. Alister MacKenzie and ranked number 2 in Australia, it is one of the greats in the world. Fast, subtly breaking greens, and excellent bunkering with superbly interesting holes are the main features; plus, the fact that it caters equally for all standards of golfers.

Sightseeing Suggestion -- Yarra Valley Wine Tour. With a rich history stretching back to the first settlers, the Yarra Valley is not only one of Australia's oldest wine producing regions, but also one of the most diverse. It contains large commercial enterprises and small boutique producers. It is the home to over 40 wineries and is best known for its success with Pinot Noir, fine Chardonnays and also Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz varietals. The Yarra Valley offers a unique wine and food experience: consider enjoying a private tasting in the Trophy Room at family owned De Bortoli Winery or a visit to Domaine Chandon which is dedicated to producing quality Australian wines.

Overnight at The Langham, Melbourne including breakfast.

Day 8

*Charter option on a King Air is available for your time and convenience savings.

A leisurely morning and breakfast before a mid-morning checkout and drive to Melbourne Airport for your 45 minute flight over the Bass Strait to King Island, which sits between the Australian mainland and Tasmania. It is an island of approximately 1,600 (a number that varies depending on which local you ask!). Historically it has been known for its cheese and lobster…and soon to be for its golf. The principal settlement is Currie, which is positioned on the west coast of the island. A 10 minute drive from King Island Airport is the King Island Hotel, your accommodations this evening.

Play Cape Wickham. The course is situated on King Island, Tasmania right in the middle of the Bass Strait. Construction began in 2013 and finally Cape Wickham Links opened in 2015 with design credit to Mike DeVries with assistance from Planet Golf's Darius Oliver. The unique location obviously lends itself to some spectacular views but the design team have made sure that they optimize the use of the landscape. Sitting alongside Australia's tallest lighthouse, the course features eight holes that run adjacent to the Bass Strait coastline (the 11th is almost in Bass Strait!), with all holes enjoying spectacular views of the ocean. Learn more on our Blog here or watch a brief VIDEO here.

 OVERNIGHT: King Island Hotel including breakfast.

Day 9

This morning fly from King Island to Launceston (if flying on scheduled service).

Transfer to Barnbougle Dunes which is located in the sleepy holiday town of Bridport at the tip of the island state of Tasmania. Upon arrival check into your accommodation for the tonight at The Lodge at Lost Farm. Lost Farm provides stylish, suite style accommodation on course and a one minute walk from the first tee of the Lost Farm Golf Course. The open plan, hotel-style rooms provide a choice of views – from ocean vistas over Anderson Bay to views over the golf course.

Play Barnbougle Dunes. The Island state of Tasmania, a short jump from the mainland of Australia, is home to a Tom Doak & Mike Clayton course sitting at #36 in the world. Set along the beach where the roar of the ocean and a salty breeze are the norm, golfers walk amongst towering dunes with the look and feel of the classic links of Scotland and Ireland. Welcome to Barnbougle Dunes!

Gordon Dalgleish, President of PerryGolf, presents the par-3 7th Hole, "Tom's Little Devil" in a short VIDEO here.

 Overnight at The Lodge at Lost Farm including breakfast.

Day 10

Play Barnbougle Lost Farm. A wonderful Crenshaw–Coore design, Barnbougle Lost Farm opened in 2010 and features a seaside routing set among heaving dunes. But that's where the similarities end. The 480-yard, par-4 5th, which features a duneside green overlooking a river that separates Lost Farm from Barnbougle Dunes and a fairway that twists around the dune and behind it.

 After golf, fly to Melbourne.

Overnight at Parkroyal Hotel, Melbourne Airport including breakfast.

Day 11

Depart Australia from the Melbourne Airport. You will cross the International Date Line and arrive in the US on the same date as departing Australia.

Golf Schedule

Thai Country Club: Bangkok, ThailandThai Country Club

Thai Country Club, a prestigious member’s course and generally considered to the best in Bangkok. Thai County played host to the 1997 Asian Honda Classic won by Tiger Woods and continues to host yearly professional events. Its immaculate presentation and conditioning, coupled with a very strong palm-lined layout, ensures Thai Country Club is regularly voted in Asia’s top 5.

Nikanti Golf Club: Bangkok, ThailandNikanti Golf Club

Nikanti Golf Club is one of Asia’s most impressive and innovative golf experiences. The 18 hole course, constructed on rolling terrain and beautifully maintained, is designed as three loops of six, each loop comprising two par-threes, two par-fours and two par-fives. The club boasts outstanding clubhouse facilities and offers an exceptionally high guest service level and in addition to including cart and caddie fee as is normal in this part of the world, also includes all food and beverage for the day. It should set the tone nicely as your first Asian golf experience!

Phokeethra Country Club: SIEM REAP, CAMBODIAPhokeethra Country Club

Phokeethra Country Club, host of the Cambodian Open and Johnnie Walker Classic, was the first international standard golf course in Siem Reap. A combination of Paspalum grasses are used on both fairways and greens, which gives the golf course its deep green color and insures a high standard of course conditions all year round. Tight fairways and undulating greens give the golf course a distinctive layout and feel.

Angkor Golf Resort: SIEM REAP, CambodiaAngkor Golf Resort

Angkor Golf Resort is considered the finest in Cambodia. Designer Sir Nick Faldo received a blessing from local monks and then opened the golf course in December 2007, his first in Cambodia. The Angkor Golf Resort brings Cambodia squarely onto the international golf destination map.

Montgomerie Links: Da Nang, VietnamMontgomerie Links

Montgomerie Links Vietnam, The Montgomerie Links site has an amazing beachscape, which makes the perfect palette for this links style course. Moving boldly over wispy Casuarina pines and sand dunes the Montgomerie Links Vietnam enjoys a wonderful links feel.

Ba Na Hills Golf Club: Da Nang, VietnamBa Na Hills Golf Club

Ba Na Hills Golf Club is laid out in several valleys of the surrounding mountain ranges and has a diverse mix holes at higher elevation with spectacular views. The front nine holes form a traditional parkland course surrounded by pine forests. The back nine play along and up-and-down the surrounding hills with many blind shots and doglegs. Bunkering at Ba Na Hills is unique with long grass around the edges and face of each hazard.

Da Nang Golf Club: Da Nang, VietnamDa Nang Golf Club

Da Nang Golf Club. Reminiscent of both Scottish links golf and Carolina sand hills golf, Australia's Great White Shark Greg Norman has created arguably Vietnam’s best course.

Van Tri Golf Club: Hanoi, VietnamVan Tri Golf Club

Play Van Tri Golf Club North Vietnam’s most exclusive private course. The course is visually stunning as various colors, textures, heights and elements of stone, water, sand, grass and trees to provide a great variety that defines each and every individual hole. Stately pine trees define most holes and small moguls dot the fairways and highlight the sharp-edged green side bunker complexes.


Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa: Bangkok, Thailand

Anantara Riverside Resort & SpaSet on the banks of the grand Chao Phraya River, Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa is a thriving oasis offering a unique way to experience the City of Angels. Situated on 11 riverside acres of verdant gardens, this exotic Bangkok resort seamlessly blends the thrill of urban living with the serene charms of tropical luxury. Take in the sunset from the edge of the pier, watching as river life unfolds before your eyes. Indulge in pampering spa treatments set in the tranquil environment of your own private garden. Enjoy unforgettable meals at any of our 10 bars or restaurants, each offering individual delicacies. Discover a new entertainment and lifestyle complex at Asiatique Nightmarket, Bangkok’ s latest landmark for shopping and nightlife.

Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort: Siem Reap, Cambodia

Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa ResortJust 10 minutes away from the famed monuments at Angkor Wat, French colonial elegance sits amidst the meticulously manicured gardens of Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort. Our Siem Reap luxury hotel proudly receives a banquet of awards each and every year. The five-star Angkor hotel’s 238 rooms and suites entreat with serene design reflecting French sophistication and yesteryear refinement. A lavish swimming pool beloved by guests is surrounded by lush and opulent landscaping. Outstanding golf is nearby at Booyoung Country Club and Sir Nick Faldo’s Angkor Golf Resort Golf while all are invited to visit the So Spa with LOccitane for revitalization in private sanctuaries.

Fusion Maia Resort: Da Nang, Vietnam

Fusion Maia Da Nang BeachA stretch of golden sand once known as China Beach on Vietnam’s central coast is home to the Fusion Maia Resort, a unique all-villa resort that dedicates itself to the art of relaxation. This health-conscious luxury property with 87 private-pool accommodation is the first hotel in Asia to include all spa treatments in the room rate. That means perks like deep massages, aromatherapy facials and mud wraps are all part of the rate. Its modern, minimalist Zen design features spacious layouts whose large bathrooms have separate bathtub and rain shower areas. All-day breakfast can be served on the beach or in the spa area. Five restaurants offer Pan-Asian dishes while Fresh serves seafood by the pool. Light refreshments are available at Tonic lounge.

Sofitel Metropole Hotel: Hanoi, Vietnam

Sofitel Metropole HanoiStep back into history at Hanoi’s most storied five-star hotel. A Grand Dame of Southeast Asia, Sofitel Metropole Hanoï welcomes you to experience her colonial grandeur and timeless elegance. Located only steps from the Opera House in Hanoi’s French Quarter, this legendary property brings guests into intimate contact with the opulence of another era. Surround yourself in heritage as you stroll stately corridors and explore a dramatic past. Stand on the walkways that grace its lush courtyard lawn and immerse yourself in the hotels rich traditions. The city’s most famed restaurants and bars call the Hotel Metropole home. Dine on legendary cuisine from the French menus of Le Beaulieu to the sumptuous Italian masterpieces of Angelina to the exotic flavors of Hanoi at Spices Garden.

Indochine Sails: Halong Bay, Vietnam

Indochine Sails StateroomBacked by over twenty years’ experience hosting international guests on the area’s tranquil waters, Indochina Sails sets the standard for luxury cruising in Halong Bay. The first company to offer overnight cruises on the bay, they are now regarded as the number one choice for discerning travelers. Their fleet of six newly built wooden junks are designed in time-honored traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities. The staterooms are designed and fitted to international standards, featuring a rich wooden decor, with large windows from which to enjoy the spectacular scenery of Halong Bay. The comfortable bedding and luxuriant linens ensure you a restful sleep in style. Large ensuite marble bathrooms feature massage showers and deluxe towels and toiletries. It is simply the best way to experience the natural beauty and spectacular seascape of this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Ground Transportation

Your local travel throughout will be provided by a PerryGolf VIP Coach & Concierge Driver.

The VIP Coach is complete with eight individual leather seats including two tables, air conditioning, CD, DVD, PA, radio, two monitors, a large fridge, panoramic views plus generous storage space for luggage and golf equipment.

Your Concierge Driver will accompany you from the time he picks you up at the airport until you are returned. Beyond being professional coach drivers, our drivers will also take care of your golf equipment, they'll assist with check-ins to your hotels and golf courses, will make dinner reservations and sightseeing suggestions. This way you can relax with complete confidence that the logistics of your vacation are in expert hands.

VIDEO of VIP Coach & Concierge Driver

Sydney Harbour
Barnbougle Dunes Golf Club by Gary Lisbon
Barnbougle Lost Farm Lodge
Barnbougle Lost Farm Lodge
Cape Wickham by Gary Lisbon
Cape Wickham by Gary Lisbon
Mother and Cub Koala Bears
Mother and Cub Koala Bears


Tour Pricing Per Guest

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Ballybunion (Old) & Ilnacullin Gardens

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Tour Inclusions

  • 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.

Not Included

Airfare to/from Australia | Individual arrival/departure airport transfers | Drinks & any meals other than specified
Personal expenses

Conditions of Your Customized Quote

  • It will be priced in United States Dollars (US$).
  • It neither implies nor provides any assurance of availability for the above inclusions
  • To guarantee these rates we require a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the agreed land cost per person, subject to a minimum $1,500 deposit, their name and golfer's handicap and home club at the time the reservations are requested.
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Air Services

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.

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Travel Insurance

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Important Information

Changes: After deposits have been received and confirmation has been issued, any changes requested by the client are subject to an administrative fee of $50.00 per change per person in addition to any charges which may be made by suppliers for cancellations. In most cases, changes cannot be made less than 60 days before travel.

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 Cart & Caddie Options: No caddies are available for hire in Spain & Portugal. Golf Carts are available at all venues and we recommend carts are booked in advance through your PerryGolf Golf Travel Specialist to guarantee availability. All carts fees are payable locally at each course by card or cash in local currency. If you prefer to walk, either with a pull cart or carrying your own bag then this option exists at most courses but we strongly recommend golf carts for certain courses, where the terrain is unsuitable, and/or walks between tee and green are too extreme. We are happy to assist in our recommendations for carts versus walking.

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