Voyages.Golf in association with Events Travel have chartered Coral Expeditions brand new CORAL GEOGRAPHER for a one-way cruise from Melbourne to Hobart departing February 8, 2022.
World ranked golf courses include Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes on King Island, Barnbougle Dunes and Barnbougle Lost Farm near Bridport, the Tasmania Golf Club and Royal Hobart in the capital. An optional 2-night pre-cruise experience playing the famed Royal Melbourne West Course staying at Sofitel on Collins is also available. The cruise ends with 3-nights in Hobart at The Tasman, a Luxury Collection hotel opening in April 2021, creating an 11-night trip or a 13-night trip with further extensions possible.
King Island is a remote location in Bass Strait with two of the best golf courses anywhere. Cape Wickham Links is rated #21 in the world by Golf Digest USA with Ocean Dunes ranked #4 best public course in Australia. On the North East Coast of Tasmania is Barnbougle Dunes, ranked #16 and Barnbougle Lost Farm at #47 in the world – truly a golfer’s dream come true. Sailing for 8 days we also visit the Tarkine Wilderness, The Tamar River, cruise down the East Coast via Wineglass Bay, Ile de Phoques, Schouten, and Maria Islands. Ultimately, you’ll enjoy Bruny Island’s rugged coastline whilst on board and experience what Bruny Island offers in the way of produce aided by superb Tasmanian wines.
Included with the 11-night Expedition is a 3-night stay at The Tasman, a brand-new Luxury Collection Hotel in Hobart opening in 2021, located in a 19th century heritage listed building. We also visit Mount Wellington, Battery Point and MONA for some artistic enlightenment completing the Expedition with a Brewery visit and a farewell dinner in Hobart. Guests depart Hobart on the February 19, or we can arrange extensions individually.
Prior to the Cruise an optional 2-night stay in Melbourne at the Sofitel on Collins is offered. Golfers will enjoy a round at the most famous Sandbelt course, the Royal Melbourne Golf Club ranked #1 in Australia and #5 in the world, with transport and lunch included. The memorabilia in the club house is enough to ensure a fabulous start to this golf cruise. Non golfers will experience a visit to the Southern Hemisphere’s largest shopping mall at Chadstone with ample free time to explore the designer stores, or they can relax and enjoy all that Melbourne has to offer.
This is an all-inclusive cruise with complimentary Wi-Fi, all transportation; airport to airport, 6 rounds of world-class golf, an interesting escorted itinerary for non- golfers, premium beers & a selection of quality wines with gourmet lunches & dinners throughout the itinerary all included. Expeditions to the Tarkine Wilderness or Stanley are included, with selected walks plus wine tastings and other culinary activities such as the visit to Pipers Brook Winery and an onboard culinary experience at Bruny Island.
All guests will receive a superb Golf Travel Kit from Voyages.Golf including a cap, a Signature Experience Polo shirt, and a high-quality souvenir traveller’s Windbreaker. Golfers will also receive branded golf accessories including golf balls and tees.
With four decks to choose from, the Coral Geographer is an ideal vessel for the numbers of guests anticipated. This ship is the best of its kind in Australian waters for a high-quality, hands on golf-cruise experience.
Small ship luxury Expedition Cruising offers peace of mind with like-minded guests and staff. Coral Geographer sails with a team of 40 aided by 6 staff from Voyages.Golf primarily focused on Golf Operations, pre & post Cruise Transport, Hotels, Luggage, Golf Clubs and Functions.
Importantly, the significance in catering to non-golfers is recognized. The ships Expedition Crew have an interesting and engaging program for these special guests, or they can simply rest and enjoy a good book – cruising is about relaxation and absorbing one’s surroundings whether at sea or ashore.
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