November 2018
VicTas Swing
Melbourne, King Island & Barnbougle

AUD $6990.00

The gold-standard in Australian golfing experiences that combines the rich history of Melbourne’s Sandbelt courses with the isolation and unguarded beauty of northern Tasmania’s much-heralded Barnbougle and King Island links layouts. You will play six of the top-rated courses in the country, enjoy fine dining, spectacular views and luxury accommodation during an unforgettable 10-day trip that includes a sporting tour of Melbourne and a day trip to the acclaimed Yarra Valley wine region.

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All about the November 2018
VicTas Swing
Melbourne, King Island & Barnbougle.

In what is truly an incredible Australian golf experience, join us to play at 4 of the Top 5, and 6 of the Top 10 private and public golf courses in the Country!

This includes the Top 2 Australian ranked courses; Royal Melbourne (West) and Kingston Heath in Melbourne; as well as Cape Wickham (#3) and Ocean Dunes (#4 public course) on King Island; and Barnbougle Dunes (#5) and Barnbougle Lost Farm (#9) in Tasmania.

The Tour also includes 5 Star luxury accommodation at the Westin Melbourne and the Lost Farm Lodge Barnbougle; charter flights from Melbourne to Barnbougle and King Island; and fantastic non-golf experiences – a day in the magnificent Yarra Valley Wine Region, an amazing dining experience on the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, and a unique and fun Beer & Sports Lovers Tour of Melbourne.

An unforgettable golfing experience!

Tour costing is also available for ‘non-playing members of the group, and a Single Supplementary is also available for those golfers who wish to have their own room.

If you are a golfer who wishes to join this Tour but doesn’t meet the specific RMGC or KHGC requirements for play, Unforgettable Golf Adventures will arrange a credit for the value of the Green Fees for those two golf courses ($700 in total) OR arrange golf on those days at alternate quality Melbourne golf courses that do not have as stringent requirements for visitor play (credit will be $700 less cost of green fees and transfers to/from these alternate golf courses)

Important Note: 

Visiting players to Royal Melbourne and Kingston Heath Golf Clubs: 

 – Must be a member of a golf club and provide Letter of Introduction;

 – Current handicap of or less than 27 for Men and 36 for Women (RMGC only);

 – Golflink Number; and 

 – Photo ID must be provided.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • VIP ‘Meet and Greet’ assistance at Melbourne airport on arrival (if travelling with Group)

  • Private return transfers from Melbourne Airport to Westin Hotel (if travelling with Group)
  • 6 nights in total at the 5 Star luxury Westin Hotel accommodation in Melbourne including breakfast every day,  3 night’s accommodation pre-Barnbougle / King Island segment; and  3 night’s accommodation post -Barnbougle / King Island segment
  •  Unforgettable Golf Adventures Welcome Drinks and Nibbles function on the first evening
  • Golf in Melbourne at two exclusive and private golf courses, plus lunch and post-game drinks at both: Royal Melbourne (West) – Australia’s #1 ranked course (walking course); and Kingston Heath – Australia’s #2 ranked course – (walking course) Note: Visiting players to Royal Melbourne and Kingston Heath Golf Clubs: Must be a member to a golf club and provide Letter of introduction: Current handicap of or less than 27 for Men and 36 for Women (RMGC only)3 Golflink Number3 and Photo B must be provided.

    If you are a golfer who wishes to join this Tour but doesn’t meet the specific RMGC or KHGC requirements for play, Unforgettable Golf Adventures will arrange a credit for the value of the Green Fees for those two golf courses ($700 in total) OR arrange golf on those days at alternate quality Melbourne golf courses that do not have as stringent requirements for visitor play (credit will be $700 less cost of green fees and transfers to/from these alternate golf courses)

  • Private return transfers from Westin Hotel to both Royal Melbourne and Kingston Heath
  • A 3 course Dinner including all beverages on the unique and beautiful Colonial Tramcar Restaurant in Melbourne
  • Private full day Yarra Valley Wine Region tour including wine tastings and lunch at one of the magnificent wineries that we will visit
  • Private return transfers from Westin Hotel to Essendon Airport: pre and post Barnbougle / King Island segment
  • Private Charter flights on a luxury, leather seated turbo-prop Cessna Conquest II with a reputable and licensed charter company from Melbourne (Essendon Airport) to Barnbougle Golf Course (Barnbougle’s private air strip) to King Island, and return to Melbourne
  • 2 night’s accommodation as the luxurious Lost Farm Lodge, in a stylish room that overlooks either the Ocean or the Lost Farm course, including breakfast both days. It is only a short stroll to the restaurant, Clubhouse and first tee
  • Golf at Barnbougle’s two amazing links style courses plus lunch / post-game drinks at both:  Lost Farm – Australia’s #9 ranked course – (walking course/Caddy available); and The Dunes – Australia’s #5 ranked course – (walking course/Caddy available) Pull cart hire included at both courses; Caddy cost extra (min 1 week notice)
  • 3 course dinner on one evening at Barnbougle’s Lost Farm Restaurant
  • Transfers on King Island between King Island Airport – Ocean Dunes Golf Course – Cape Wickham Golf Course (and accommodation) – King Island Airport
  • 1 night at Cape Wickham’s on course accommodation
  • Golf at King sland’s two incredible golf courses plus lunch and post-game drinks at
    both: Cape Wickham – Australia’s #3 ranked course – (cart included)3 and Ocean Dunes –Australia’s #4 ranked public course – (cart included) What is incredible is that these two courses ha e both been open for only 2 years and they both already ha e high rankings in Australia’s Best Golf Courses!
  •  Meals included in Tour cost: 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 4 dinners
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Domestic flights from your port of origin: A Group Tour Airfare is available for domestic return flights from Perth from AUD$609 pp including taxes (subject to availability, and subject to change at the time of booking)
  • Optional tours / activities other than those specified
  • Items of a personal nature, laundry, telephone calls, drinks etc
  • Meals and beverages not specified in Itinerary
  • Any other services not specified Itinerary
  • Gratuities / Tips
  • Caddie hire cost
  • Motorised cart hire on the walking courses where a Medical Certificate is provided
  • Travel insurance (travel insurance is recommended)
  • Visas for international travellers (travellers not on an Australia Passport)
  • Important Mobile Phone Information for King Island: On King Island there is limited telephone service – there is Telstra service but no service for any other mobile phone company: Optus, Vodafone, etc.

 

  1. Day 1 Arrive Melbourne

    Arrival in Melbourne, the self-proclaimed sporting capital of Australia, and home to the world-renowned Sandbelt golf courses that have attracted golf’s finest names to our shores. After touching down at Tullamarine Airport in the city’s north you will transfer to the 5-star oasis retreat in the heart of the vibrant CBD, to check-in and relax. Then a short walk to a unique bar for our ‘Unforgettable Golf Adventures Welcome Drinks and Nibbles’.

    Included meals: An evening ‘Welcome to Melbourne’ Drinks and Nibbles function

  2. Day 2 Golf at Melbourne’s Kingston Heath

    One of the jewels in the crown of Australia’s rich Sandbelt region in south-east Melbourne, Kingston Heath has a well-deserved reputation as one of the finest golf courses anywhere in the world, and currently ranked the Number 2 golf course in Australia. Non-golfing activities include a stroll along the Yarra River to before enjoying an innovative and truly Melbourne dining experience on the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant.

    Diners cruise the city streets on historical rouge-bedecked trams that transport you back to another time all while satisfying the most modern of culinary tastes with a seasonal menu and fine Australian wines (all food and beverages included).

    Included meals: B, L, Drinks post golf, D

  3. Day 3 Sports & Beer Tour of Melbourne

    Pick-up for ‘Sports and Beer Lovers Tour’ – a must for any sports fan, the tour showcases Melbourne’s iconic venues and provides a behind-the-scenes experience to live long in the memory. At Stomping Ground Brewery, all tours and tastings are Cicerone-led, which is a fancy way to say that your guides are some of the most passionate and knowledgeable beer drinkers around.

    Of course no tour of Melbourne would be complete without a guided tour of the MCG, one of the most spectacular cathedrals of sport in the world, while you’ll also tread the hallowed turf of Flemington Racecourse and its rich history as home to ‘The Race That Stops a Nation’.

    Included meals: B, L

  4. Day 4 Melbourne to Barbougle with golf at Lost Farm Links Golf Course

    Barnbougle has established a reputation as one of the pre-eminent golfing escapes in Australia with its picturesque backdrop of lush green wilderness soundtracked by crashing waves on the dramatic north-east Tasmanian coastline. Lost Farm was opened in 2010 and Golf Australia almost immediately rated it inside the top-10 courses in this country – currently the Number 9 ranked course in Australia. Enjoy a charter flight as we travel exclusively within our group to the island!

    Included meals: B, L, Drinks post golf

  5. Day 5 Golf at Barnbougle, The Dunes Golf Course

    Ranked the Number 5 overall course and the Number 2 public-access golf course in Australia by Golf Australia magazine this year, and Number 11 in the world by US Golf Digest, playing The Dunes is a high-priority bucket-list exercise for every golfing adventurer. Spectacular views from the top of the coastal dunes at Lost Farm Lodge, the three-course set-menu dinner at Lost Farm Restaurant and Lounge is an unforgettable experience, and included in the tour.

    Included meals: B, L, Drinks post golf, D

  6. Day 6 Depart to King Island with golf at Ocean Dunes Golf Course

    King Island sits exposed to the high winds of the ‘Roaring Forties’ in the Bass Strait off the north-west coast of mainland Tasmania. One of 330 islands that make up Australia’s southern-most state – and a population of just 1,500 – its isolation and edge-of-the-world location provide a mythical presence for golf enthusiasts from around the world. Ocean Dunes Golf Course is the Number 4 ranked Australian public-access course that is highlighted by rolling fairways, spectacular views and high winds that are catered for with generously-wide fairways.

    Post golf we will transfer to Cape Wickham for our on-course accommodation for the night.

    Included meals: B, L, Drinks post golf

  7. Day 7 Golf at Cape Wickham Golf Course, Travel to Melbourne

    A dream for the golfing purist Cape Wickham clings perilously on the edge of the jaw-dropping coastline at the northern most point of King Island. After only opening in 2015 it slotted straight in to the Number 3 overall golf course and Number 1 public access golf course by Golf Australia Magazine, with the publication declaring: “If you haven’t played Cape Wickham, our judges suggest you put it on your ‘to-do’ list as soon as possible”.

    Post golf we will transfer to King Island airport to catch our charter flight back to Melbourne, then transfer and check-in to the Westin Hotel Melbourne.

    Included meals: B, L, Drinks post golf

  8. Day 8 Yarra Valley Wine Region Tour

    The Yarra Valley is an unbelievable place to visit any time of year, every season creating an amazing canvas of colour, this is a truly picturesque region and only a short journey from the Melbourne CBD. While it’s the valley’s cool climate that helps make its wines so special, every season has its own beauty and charm making this region of Victoria a must! Wine Tastings get everyone in the mood with a crash course in wine tasting – swirl, sniff, slurp and taste wines from a selection of wineries in the Yarra Valley.

    We’ll also have a wonderful lunch at a Yarra Valley Vineyard Restaurant, providing the best opportunity to match selected wines with gourmet local fare, served in the most spectacular vineyard locations.

    Included meals: B, L

  9. Day 9 Golf at Royal Melbourne Golf Club

    After enjoying some of the most eye-catching golf courses that Australia perhaps the most celebrated is left to last with Royal Melbourne’s West course. Last year Golf Digest ranked it the Number One golf course in Australia and the Number 6 best golf course in the world – two places above the Old Course at St Andrews, so that makes it something truly special.

    Included meals: B, L, D

  10. Day 10 Depart Melbourne

    If you are travelling on the group flight, you will be collected for a private transfer to Melbourne International Airport. This is the end of your Unforgettable Golf Adventure to Melbourne and Tasmania!

    Thank you for joining us!

    Included meals: B

Royal Melbourne clubhouse
Melbourne The Sports Capital
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Accomodation

Westin Hotel, Melbourne

The Westin Hotel is built for relaxation from the calming surrounds of its Wellness Centre and Spa to the signature Heavenly beds and spacious bathrooms that have been designed with a customer-first approach. Situated on Collins Street, you are within touching distance of the city’s major attractions and enjoys magnificent views over St Paul’s Cathedral and Melbourne Town Hall.

 

Lost Farm Lodge, Barbougle

With a sweeping vista of the golf course and coastline the Lost Farm Lodge is a short stroll from The Dunes Clubhouse, spa and Lodge Restaurant.

Single and Double Queen Suites provide stay-at-home comfort with flat-screen televisions in each room, large walk-in showers and iPod speaker facilities.

 

Cape Wickham Golf Course Accommodation

Sixteen north-facing deluxe rooms ensure the very best views over Victoria Cove Beach, the Cape Wickham Lighthouse or the spectacular golf course. Each room contains two king single beds, ensuite, safe, fridge, TV, air-conditioning and wifi, and there is a complimentary Continental breakfast catered for you in the room for the next morning.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.

Date:

Monday, 19th November 2018 –Wednesday, 28th November 2018

Cost:

Golfer Cost:             AUD$6,990

Single Supplement: AUD$1,390

Non-Golfer Cost:     Not Available

Tour costing is also available for ‘non-playing members of the group, and a Single Supplementary is also available for those golfers who wish to have their own room.

 

Payment Options:

Option 1: via Bank Transfer (EFT): Once you’ve completed the online ‘Booking Form’, we will send you an Invoice with UGA’s bank details for the transfer of the tour payment; or
 
Option 2: via MasterCard / VISA or AMEX credit cards: Once you’ve completed the ‘Booking Form’ you can then go to the appropriate Trybooking link for the tour you wish to book, and the link for the credit card that you wish to use for payment and make payment online.
 

 – Please note: that if paying by credit card, the tour cost being processed via the Trybooking payment service includes the Trybooking processing fee and their credit card merchant fee.

Please click here for Trybooking payment service.

 

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