Denarau Golf & Racquet Club

Denarau Island,

nr Nadi, Viti Levu

  • Office

    +679 675 9710
  • Pro shop

    +679 675 9710

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland, open countryside and briefly oceanside (Pacific Ocean).

  • Designer:

    Eiichi Motohashi of Pannya Planning, Tokyo, Japan.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6538
Par
72
SSS or slope

Location

Latitude:

-17.773071

Longitude:

177.369209

How to get there:

10 km W of Nadi.

Denarau Golf & Racquet Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1993

Denarau Golf & Racquet Club: Denarau Island (separated from the mainland of Viti Levu by two rivers) is known for its many luxury ocean-front hotels. Behind them sits the 18-hole Denarau golf course. Briefly, for two holes, this very enjoyable and well-maintained course gets you down to the beach and the Pacific Ocean's edge.

Created from mangrove swamp, three snaking water channels ensure that water hazards come into play on 15 of the 18 well-spaced holes. There are forced carries over water at all the par-3s. Holes like the par-5 18th not only have water hugging one side of the fairway, but you'll also need to cross the small canals twice on your way to the water-fronted final green.

The layout also incorporates a unique Pacific theme with a liberal scattering of palm trees along the fairways and some bunkers shaped like simple marine creatures (.... spot them if you can).

Pick of the holes: the par-4 15th is Denarau’s signature hole. This long par-4 plays past a tree in the middle of the fairway, and takes you out (for the first time) to a palm-fringed green directly on the Pacific seashore. Both captivating and enchanting; a South Pacific hole to savour. Catch this hole at dusk and you'll probably be entertained to a fabulous sunset ..... but don't tarry too long .... there's still three challenging holes still to play on this very enjoyable Fijian course.

List of courses: Fiji

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts available.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Denarau Golf Club is located on Denarau Island, which is separated from the mainland of Viti Levu (Fiji's largest island) by a network of rivers. Denarau is known for its hotels and resorts fringing the island with the 18-hole Denarau Golf course as its centrepiece. The popular Port Denarau shopping centre includes, among other well known brands, a Hard Rock Cafe.

Published ranking

Fiji's 2nd best course (Golf Digest, 2022).

Where2Stay

  • Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa4-star

    Denarau Island North, Nadi, Fiji.

    +679 675 0000

    Visit website

    The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa is stylishly designed to reflect Fiji’s rich cultural heritage and local style. It is further complemented with the finest resort facilities, including an award-winning Spa. The resort’s 246 guestrooms and suites are superbly located in this idyllic South Pacific setting.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Denarau

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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