Golf, wine and indeed whisky lovers unite, this tour brings the very best courses in the region paired with off course activities of the red, white and golden brown variety.
More than just great golf, fine wine and exceptional whisky, this tour is a celebration of the fresh, natural produce from the North East Tip of Tasmania. We've included only the best culinary expereinces to enhance the flavours of the wines, whiskys & ales you'll be enjoying as well as sightseeing tours of the beautiful surrounding areas.
With 7 nights stay secured right in the middle high-season, when the weather is the best, you'll also get to enjoy one 3 of Australia's best golfing experiences at Barnbougle at a time when many others cannot.
I look forward to welcoming you to the second instalment of our Grapes & Greens Golf Tour collection and am available to field any questions you may have - call me anytime.
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Carved through coastal dunes and situated on a link of land that looks as if it was made for a golf course. Barnbougle Dunes holds its own against any of Ireland & Scotlands renown links courses. Ranked as low as #11 in the world, this is a course made by golf enthusiasts for golf enthusiasts.
Although Lost Fram doesn’t rank as well as its older sibling The Dunes. We’ve taken groups to both Lost Farm and Dunes for over 9 years and a show of hands often results in a split decision between which course is better. So make sure you play both to find out for yourself.
Bougle Run’s 14 holes consist of 12 par-3’s and two par 4’s which sit on the tall, undulating coastal dunes between Lost Farm’s front and back 9. A fun, challenging addition to Barnbougle’s two world top 100 courses, Bougle Run is designed for golfers of all abilities and the perfect option to sate your golf appetite in just 90 minutes.
The menu at Barnbougle Lost Farm is simple yet decadent. There’s a great selection of wine too and you can walk straight into their cellar to pick some vintage bottles if you so please. Not to mention it’s got one of the best golf course views in the world.
After a couple rounds at Barnbougle your body will thank you for taking the time out of your day to relax. Barnbougle spa has a range of wellness treatments and is the perfect way to relax after a day on the course.
Joe fled his war-torn Czech village in 1950 as a penniless 19.y.o. after 11 years of Nazi and Soviet occupation. Some 70+ years later, Josef Chromy produces some of the highest quality cool climate wines.
Launceston Distillery is passionate about producing the finest quality Tasmanian single malt whisky. Traditional methods and equipment combine with skilful craftsmanship, to ensure that every bottle of Launceston Distillery whisky is finished to perfection.
The Tamar Valley wine region is home to several vineyards making it easy to drink and eat your afternoon away. If you’re short on time however, then stop by Pipers Brook located only 30 mins on the way to and from Barnbougle - the cellar door offers tasting and tours with a good variety of wines to savour.
7 Nights Accommodation
Barnbougle Lost Farm Lodge
Country Club Casino
7 x Breakfast Daily.
1 x Welcome Winemaker Dinner including beverages
1 x Full Day Gastronomy Tour, Cheese, Bery Picking, Whisky & Wine Tastings
1 x Lunch including beverages at the Bunker Club
1 x Farewell Dinner at Barnbougle Lost Farm Restaurant
1 x Round at Country Club Casino inc motorised cart
1 x Round at Bougle Run (walking only)
1 x Round at Barnbougle Lost Farm (walking only)
1 x Round at Barnbougle Dunes (walking only)
All functions & day trips.
Day Trips to Wineries & Local Surrounds
Launceston Day Tour inc Cruise & Lunch
Transfers / Sightseeing
Return airport transfers from Launceston airport.
Round trip golf & tour activities transport.
Golf Club Valet
Souvenir Tour Polo.
Fully escorted by experienced host.
Click Here to view our pre tour add on to King Island, and enjoy a $100 off your package, plus a room upgrade valued at over $200 when you book both tours.
DAY 1: THE TASMANIAN GRAPES & GREENS TOUR BEGINS
Recommended Direct Flights WIll Be Announced Closer to Event Dates
Accommodation: Country Club Casino, Tasmania
Located a short drive from central Launceston, Country Club Tasmania is surrounded by gardens, lakes and bushland. This beautiful resort is an ideal base for exploring the Tamar Valley wine-making region.
Country Club Tasmania offers a choice of spacious guest rooms and suites, all with free WiFi, free cable TV and in-house movies. The resort also boasts a championship 18-hole golf course and driving range, which you'll get to enjoy on Day 2 of your Golf Journey.
🍴 🥂 A WINEMAKERS WELCOME DINNER
We kick off the week with a beautiful winemakers dinner in the heart of Launcestons wine region.
DAY 2: GOLF AT COUNTRY CLUB CASINO
After breakfast we play our first round of golf right on your doorstep at Country Club Casino.
Country Club’s 18-hole championship golf course is recognised as one of Tasmania’s finest original links. Just a one hour drive from Barnbougle and Lost Farm, the three courses combine for the ultimate golfing trifecta.
✔ 18 holes including motorised cart
NON GOLFERS / THOSE ARRIVING FROM KING ISLAND GOLF TOUR: For our Non Golfers, and for those joining us from the King Island Golf Tour, you may wish to rest today before your 3 days of golf at Barnbougle, which is why we've organised this incredible tour so you can sit back relax and visit the surrounding areas of Launceston including a cruise & lunch onbaord Cataract Gorge.
DAY 3 : TAMAR VALLEY FOOD, WINE & WHISKY TOUR
This will be an experience to remember.
We depart in the morning after our breakfast and are taken through the meandering and picturesque Tamar Valley to be entertained by its history, stories, produce and of course - the wines! This tour takes you to boutique wineries off the beaten track where you will taste extraordinary wines. The cellar doors, don’t mind your questions either, ask as many as you want!
You'll get to pick berries by hand, taste the very best of the Tamar Valley, and to top the tour off, you'll finish with a drum of whisky before retiring home in the late afternoon for your evening at leisure.
DAY 4: GOLF AT BOUGLE RUN
Enjoy a leisurely morning as we make our way up to a group of golf courses that need no introduction - Barnbougle!
Today you'll get to play the youngest member of the trio - Bougle Run, a short 14 hole course that has already captivated golfing pundits and some of the world's most high regarded golf course critics.
✔ 18 holes walking only (motorised carts available on request only)
Accommodation: Barnbougle Lost Farm
Upon arrival your bags will be brought to your room and checked in for you. Your room has your choice of 2 stunning views facing the surrounding coastline or Lost Farm Gofl Course.
These open plan, hotel-style rooms provide a luxurious stay, with each suite only a short stroll to the Lodge Restaurant, Spa, Sports Bar or Clubhouse.
DAY 5: GOLF AT BARNBOUGLE LOST FARM
Enjoy breakfast in the Lost Farm Restuarant before teeing off on one of Australia's best golf courses.
Ranked as the #2 public course in Australia by Golf Australia Magazine, and #23 in the World by US Golf Digest, the Lost Farm course is an exciting challenge for Golfers of all levels. Before you depart for Lost Farm, take a tour of the course, or reserve professional lessons onsite. When you arrive, make the most of our practice facilities and competitive rates on golf fees for both 9 and 18 hole games–all day.
✔ 18 holes walking only (motorised carts available on request only)
DAY 6: NOTHERN END WINERY DAY TOUR & LUNCH
Enjoy breakfast before we depart to some of Australia's most recognised wineries and a beautiful lunch at one of the best restaurants of the region - The Bunker Club.
Today you'll visit and taste a selection of wines at Pipers Brook, Bay Of Fires & Ninth Island to name a few.
🍴🥂 POST TOUR LUNCH AT THE BUNKER CLUB INC BEVERAGES
After your tour, you'll be in for a treat, with lunch included at The Bunker Club.
This resturant is a locals favourite and a winner of THA and TasTAFE Awards for Excellence, Best RSL, Sporting or Community Club 3 years in a row.
DAY 7: AND....BARNBOUGLE DUNES
Rated #2 Golf Course in Australia by Australian Golf Magazine (2013) and #11 in the World by U.S. Golf Digest, The Dunes, with its spectacular vistas of Tasmania’s North East Coast, is a Links Golf Course unlike any other in Australia.
The elder of the two courses, The Dunes is a spectacular example of traditional Links golf. There are Practice Facilities to get you warmed up and if you want to get serious, perfect your driving, putting and chipping skills under one of our teaching professionals.
✔ 18 holes walking only (motorised carts available on request only)
🍴🥂 FAREWELL DINNER AT BARNBOUGLE LOST FARM INC BEVERAGES
The restuarant at Lost Farm provides spectacular views of the Lost Farm course and Anderson Bay.
Tonights evening meal will be a celebration of the week gone by, and is the perfect finale to your tour of exceptional golf, wine, whisky and food.
DAY 8: CHECK OUT & FAREWELLS
After a leisurely morning enjoy breakfast and check out before your return transfer to Launceston Airport to meet your return flight home.
Recommended depatrure flights will be finalised closer to tour dates.
The above itinerary is subject to change to ensure the best possible tour & experience.
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