King Island & Barnbougle Dunes: The Triangle

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CUSTOMISED GOLF TOURS: King Island & Barnbougle

 

Play Golf at Cape Wickham (rated 2*), Ocean Dunes (rated 13*), Barnbougle Dunes (rated 4*) & Barnbougle Lost Farm (rated 7*)

*Golf Digest Australia ratings 2020

Packages include flights, golf, accommodation and transfers

 

 

King Island is now acknowledged as one of the most exciting golf destinations in the world.
Located less than an hour from Melbourne by plane, the wild exposed coastline on King Island provides a dramatic, spectacular setting for two very different courses: Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes.
Barnbougle Dunes has been attracting golfers from all over the world now since 2004 and is well entrenched in the top echelon of world ratings. Lost Farm is also a world top 100 course.
Together these four courses make a brilliant short golfing trip!
 
When planning this trip the size of the group will be important as direct flights into King Island & Barnbougle Farm vastly improve the flow of the trip, but can be expensive with smaller numbers.

Our dedicated team at The Travelling Golfer has the experience and first hand knowledge of King Island and can design and package a trip especially for you and your friends.

 

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Package Options and Inclusions  

Flights: There are several different airlines flying to King Island & Barnbougle, departing from Essendon or Moorabbin Airport, and even Lilydale airport. We can find the one that suits you the best.

Accommodation: Choices range from on-course to in-town, budget to luxury, hotel rooms to seaside lodges. We will book accommodation to suit your budget and preferences.

Golf: We can book rounds at all 4 courses, and arrange carts and buggies. You have the option to add the fabulous 9 hole King Island Golf & Bowling Club as well

 

 

On Ground Transport: We can arrange hire cars or self-drive vans, or you may prefer shuttles or to be chauffer driven. Let us know your preference.

Other: if you want to experience more than just golf, we can help you with sightseeing, gourmet restaurants featuring King Island produce, crayfish picnics, horserides along the beach, cheese tasting and more.

 

Click here to request an itinerary and quote.

 

Below is our popular 4-day package to King Island & Barnbougle.

We can also customise a package to suit you and your friends.

 

4-day package to King Island & Barnbougle Dunes
In this 4-day package you will fly from either Moorabbin or Essendon airport in the morning, pick up your hire car at Currie Airport and play golf at Ocean Dunes that afternoon. Stay overnight in the oceanview cabins at Cape Wickham, play Cape Wickham the next morning and then fly to Barnbougle where you will stay for 2 nights and play both Barnbougle Dunes and Lost Farm before flying home.
Package includes:
Return flights from Essendon or Moorabin Airport to Currie Airport King Island & then Barnbougle
Accommodation at Cape Wickham and Barnbougle
18-holes of golf at: Cape Wickham, Ocean Dunes, Barnbougle Dunes & Lost Farm. Option to Add King Island Golf & Bowling Club
Hire car or transfers as requested
 

 

Or use our online enquiry form to request a customised package and quote.

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The Golf Courses of King Island

Cape Wickham Links has ocean views from every hole. The course made a spectacular entry in to The Golf Digest USA world top 100 ranking, debuting at no 24!

 

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Ocean Dunes starts with four ocean holes that completely blow you away! Thereafter the course turns inland, but the quality of holes does not diminish. Each hole has its own surprises, and has you on your toes with anticipation. The holes move through the huge dunescape offering variety and perfectly complementing the ocean holes. 

 

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King Island Golf & Bowling Club is a nine hole course on rolling linksland near the town of Currie. In recent years it has gained acclaim as one of the best nine hole course in the world.

Whilst not in the class of the two new courses, the nine holer occupies classic links land and would provide an excellent warm up round to the main event.

 

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Barnbougle Dunes was designed by legendary architect Tom Doak and opened in 2004. It was immmediately recognised as a classic and is a lock as one of the top 35 courses in the world. It has to be one of the most fun courses to play on the planet!

 

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The second course at Barnbougle is Barnbougle Lost Farm, which was designed by Coore & Crenshaw in dramatic sand dunes adjacent to the Little Forrester River and the original course. It has been recognised as a world top 100 course

 

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Things to Know

When planning a trip to King Island one must consider the variety of options on flights, transfers, and accommodation. The size of your group, and the timing of your trip will impact your choices. At The Travelling Golfer we work with Sharp and Rex Airlines for commercial flights, Vortex for medium sized groups out of Moorabbin,and various charter options for larger flights.

Golfers should consider The King Island & Barnbougle triangle as perfect for golfing escapes from 4 to 5 days.

 

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