Bonville Golf Resort

North Bonville Rd,

Bonville, nr Coffs Harbour, New South Wales NSW 2450

  • Office

    +61 1300 722 444
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)2 6653 4544
  • Fax

    +61 (0)2 6653 4005
  • Golf pro

    Daniel Dosen (PGA, Head Golf Teaching Professional).
  • Academy

    Bonville Academy of Golf

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb and some long green-to-tee distances.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and open countryside.

  • Designer:

    Terry Watson & Ted Stirling

SSS or slope






How to get there:

400 km S of Brisbane / 12 km SW of Coffs Harbour.

Bonville Golf Resort

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1992

Bonville Golf Resort: If you are journeying up to Brisbane and the Gold Coast, or just enjoying the Coffs Harbour area, do not miss out on this fabulously crafted and majestically natural woodland golf course. With excellent onsite accommodation, Bonville really is a must Stay and Play venue.

Nestling at the foot of the Great Dividing Range on the Coffs Coast (but not within sight of the ocean), the layout is carved through 600 acres of native forest, with several pockets of sub-tropical rainforest. The holes rise and dip through this elegant, tranquil woodland where palm trees sidle up to tall eucalyptus.

The opening par-4 is a real gem, signalling the start of a wonderful and testing round on a layout that exudes an Australian "Augusta National" feel. Each undulating fairway is isolated and separate from the next, and often accompanied by significant elevation change. Plenty of high-faced, white-sand bunkers flank the fairways and guard the mercurially sloping, excellent quality greens. Putting here is as much a challenge as it is a pleasure.

No roads or housing will disturb you at Bonville, but the bountiful birdlife, including kookaburras and cockatoos, have been known to pass the odd squawky comment or monkey-like laugh (that's a kookaburra) as they track your progress around the course. A terrific test of golf majestically framed by its forested surroundings, elegant and sometimes "hidden" water hazards and dramatic elevation changes. Identifying signature holes about as difficult as picking them at Augusta.

Stay&Play at Bonville Resort: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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Who can play and when?

Inhouse guests can play on all days; outside visitors (non-resident) on Mon & Tues.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Sept thru May): Mon & Tues: A$175. Golf cart included.

Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2024].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at certain times. Golf carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

The area around the coastal city of Coffs Harbour continues to grow apace, popular with people wanting to relocate from big cities to small towns on the coast. It is nestled between a high mountain backdrop and dozens of unspoiled beaches. According to many, Coffs Harbour has the best climate in Australia.

Published ranking

Australia's 36th best course (Australian Golf Digest, 2022/23).


  • Bonville Golf Resort4-star

    North Bonville Rd, Bonville, NSW 2450.

    +61 1300 722 444

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    Bonville's accommodation is set among lush gardens alongside the first fairway. All rooms are well-appointed and air-conditioned. The Club's impressive federation style clubhouse, with its wide verandah, is home to impressive facilities including conference and function rooms, award winning Flooded Gums restaurant, swimming pool and all-weather tennis courts.

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