Australia Best Stay and Play Golf Resorts

Best Stay & Play Golf Resorts in Australia

In Australia you’ll find stay and play golf resorts combining comfortable and luxurious accommodation with assured golfing opportunities. Most resorts 
will take care of dining and leisure and offer numerous services that ensure a relaxing, fun and adventurous stay. On-site spa, gym and swimming pools are common features, while biking, hiking and nature trails are included at resorts located in a scenic natural setting. 

Some resorts or hotels in Australia provide more than one golf course and may have clusters of golf courses including championship courses a short distance away from the resort, expanding your choices and taking your golfing experience to the next level. .

Review our top-rated golf resorts in Australia to determine what kind of stay works best for you and your family. Contact details are provided on the same page so you can make quick inquiries and choose the right resort for your needs. 
Australia Golf Map
To make the most out of your golf trip, look up the location of the Stay & Play resorts and nearby golf courses on the Australia map. It will help you with your planning to play the best courses during your holiday.

Where2Golf has applied a rating to each golf course visited. The rating scale, 5 (highest) to 1 (lowest), attempts to provide an indication of the golfing experience you can expect at each rated course. On the maps we have indicated golf hotels and Stay & Play resorts with the following symbol Stay & Play Golf Resorts

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click on the green arrow in the toolbar OF the table below to sortStay & Play Golf Resort.Private course – for members and their invited guests only.Unrated course – not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.2-star: reasonable standard. Good value, especially if better courses not available.3-star: a good course with many fine features.3+ (3-gold): a good course with many fine features. One of our top-rated 3’s.4-star: a must play course - excellent standard.4+ (4-gold): a must play course - excellent standard. One of our top-rated 4’s !5-star: simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.5+ (5-gold): simply the best - golf courses don’t get better than this. One of our top-rated 5’s!
Barnbougle (Lost Farm) 5a.gifHobartAustralia
Barnbougle (The Dunes) 5b.gifHobartAustralia
Barwon Heads 5a.gifMelbourneAustralia
Black Bull, Aus 4a.gifYarrawongaAustralia
Bonville 4b.gif4-starBrisbaneAustralia
Bribie Island 3a.gifBrisbaneAustralia
Cape Schanck 4a.gif4-starMelbourneAustralia
Cape Wickham 5a.gifCurrieAustralia
Cypress Lakes 4a.gif4-starNewcastle (Aus)Australia
Eastern, The (Aus) 4a.gifMelbourneAustralia
Healesville 3b.gif4-starMelbourneAustralia
Heritage (Henley), Aus 4a.gif4.5 starMelbourneAustralia
Heritage (St John), Aus 4b.gif4.5 starMelbourneAustralia
Horizons Resort 4b.gif4-starNewcastle (Aus)Australia
Hunter Valley 0.gif4-starNewcastle (Aus)Australia
King Island G&BC, Tas. 3b.gif4-star motelCurrieAustralia
Kooindah Waters 4a.gif4-starNewcastle (Aus)Australia
Kooralbyn Valley 0.gif4-starBrisbaneAustralia
Magenta Shores 4b.gif5-starNewcastle (Aus)Australia
Moonah Links (Legends) 4a.gif5-starMelbourneAustralia
Moonah Links (Open) 5a.gif5-starMelbourneAustralia
Murray Downs 4a.gif3-starSwan HillAustralia
Narooma 4a.gif3-starCanberraAustralia
Nelson Bay 4a.gif4-starNewcastle (Aus)Australia
Noosa Springs 4a.gif4-starBrisbaneAustralia
Palm Meadows 3b.gif4-starBrisbaneAustralia
Palmer Coolum Resort 4b.gifBrisbaneAustralia
Pelican Waters 4b.gif4-starBrisbaneAustralia
Peninsula Kingswood (North) 5a.gifMelbourneAustralia
Peninsula Kingswood (South) 4a.gifMelbourneAustralia
Riverside Oaks (Bungool) 4a.gifSydneyAustralia
Royal Pines 4a.gif4.5 starBrisbaneAustralia
Sanctuary Cove (Palms) 4a.gif5-starBrisbaneAustralia
Sanctuary Cove (Pines) 4a.gif5-starBrisbaneAustralia
Sanctuary Lakes 4a.gifMelbourneAustralia
Thirteenth Beach (Beach) 4a.gifMelbourneAustralia
Thirteenth Beach (Creek) 3b.gifMelbourneAustralia
Victoria GC, Aus 5a.gifMelbourneAustralia
Vintage, The (NSW) 4a.gif4-starNewcastle (Aus)Australia
Yarrawonga (Lake) 4a.gifYarrawongaAustralia
Yarrawonga (Murray) 4b.gifYarrawongaAustralia

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