If you are an avid golfer and have decided to choose Australia as your next holiday experience, you have a unique opportunity to challenge yourself playing on some of the best golf courses in the world. One of the first things you need to consider is, where in Australia you would like to go, and as it is such a big country, there are indeed many choices.
Professional Golf Tour Operators
There are specialist tour firms that offer tailored golf tours in Australia, and they can easily be found with a Google search. Once you have made contact with the tour operator, you can check out the many packages on offer, and there’s bound to be locations you would love to see.
Sydney & Melbourne
Both of these regions have excellent golf courses that will test your golfing abilities, and the tour operator would have tours for 3 – 21 days, and can even tailor the holiday to suit. Sydney is an amazing city, and with the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, must visit places, you can combine days of sightseeing with golf.
Wine & Golf Packages
One of the most popular packages, the wine & golf experience takes you into Hunter Valley, which is the most fertile area in the country, and you can sample some of the best wines that Australia has to offer, while experiencing fine cuisine at 5-star resorts. The golf courses in this region are designed by the best course architects in the world, and you can sit in pleasant surroundings, drinking world class wine, while discussing your round, as the sun finally sets. You could easily spend 5-10 days in this unique region, and for most golfers, the best courses are in the Hunter Valley, alongside the man vineyards that are mainly family owned.
The city of Melbourne is the cultural centre of the country, and also happens to host quite a few 5-star golf courses, and by searching online for local attractions, this will help you to plan your golfing holiday. Melbourne and surrounding areas are definitely worth a week at least, and even then, there’ll be some great courses you didn’t have time to play.
If you have the time, you really should experience Adelaide, and aside from playing their best courses, you can alternate days with local sightseeing. The capital city of South Australia, Adelaide has it all, and if you like challenging courses, the list is indeed a long one. Search online and take a look at the various packages the golf tour company offers, and with their expertise, you can plan the perfect holiday that is combination of sightseeing and playing world class courses.
Whatever you decide, planning your golfing holiday with a specialist tour company really does take the strain away, leaving you relaxed and happy, as you take on some of the top Australian courses. The tour operator would offer all-inclusive prices that cover accommodation, meals, transport, and, of course, the green fees.