17.08.2017 – 10:08 am
Essendon Airport gives golfers quick and easy access to some of Australia’s top courses on King Island and at Barnbougle. Golfers can now travel to their dream golfing destinations like Rock Stars in private charter aircraft thanks to Air Adventure Golf Tours. You’ll be at King Island, Ocean Dune’s first tee in 90 minutes, or landing at Tasmania’s Barnbougle Lost Farm, Australia’s only course with its own private airfield.
Passionate golfers already flocking to Tasmania’s world-class golf courses, have even more reason to be excited with at least five new world-class golf courses being developed.
Latest Tourism Tasmania figures show golf tourism grew more than 19 per cent in the year to March, with 28,600 visitors picking up clubs. The recent growth is being driven by Melbourne and Sydney golfers always on the lookout for challenging new coastal courses.
Tasmania is home to the top four public golf courses in Australia, as rated by Golf Australia: Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes, King Island, and Barnbougle and Lost Farm Bridport.
As a result of so many world class courses available to golfers, golf tourism in Australia is surging. With all the new proposals in Tasmania being destination, pay-for-play, and public access golf courses, this means higher quality golf links course with a bump-and-run game and spectacular views.
King Island courses, Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes are renowned for breathtaking scenery, spectacular coastline, undulating fairways and winds that will have you creatively and strategically plotting your way to the hole.
Air Adventure has been operating in Australia since 1977, providing high end private all-inclusive tours to some of Australia's most exciting and remote destinations. Most recently, they launched Golf Tours, touring beyond mainland Tasmania to include King Island’s Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes.
If you are looking for a luxury, easy bucket-list trip, take advantage of Air Adventure Australia’s golf packages to King Island and Tasmania. For more information: golf.airadventure.com.au, 1800 033 160.
Or fly with Sharp Airlines direct to King Island four times a week from $125. http://sharpairlines.com/