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Golfing Bliss: Conquer the Atherton Tablelands Fairways

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TNQ Writer

Prepare to embark on a golfing adventure that will make your swing soar and your spirits soar even higher. Welcome to the Atherton Tablelands, where fairways meet towering gum trees and kangaroos join you for a round. Get ready to tee off amidst nature’s playground and discover why this captivating destination is a hole-in-one for golf enthusiasts.

Mareeba Golf Club

Rolling fairways and towering gum trees make this 18-hole golf course exciting yet challenging. The kangaroos that inhabit the Mareeba Golf Club are quite the tourist drawcard and you often see people hire a golf cart just to check them out up close. Mareeba is renowned for its moderate climate and ample sunshine, meaning tee time here is always a good idea.

Atherton Golf Club

Prepare for a golfing extravaganza on Atherton Golf Club‘s fantastic 18-hole parkland course. Elevated greens, sneaky bunkers, and native tree-lined fairways create a captivating challenge. Walk or ride in style with our buggies. After conquering the last hole, the 19th hole awaits at the clubhouse with refreshing drinks. Pro tip: At 700m above sea level, you’ll be amazed how the altitude adds some extra distance to your shots. Get ready to swing, sip, and soar!

Millaa Millaa Golf Club

Millaa Millaa Golf Club is home to a short but interesting golf course is popular with players seeking a casual game of golf in the greater Cairns region. The naturally undulating topography helps to create a fun yet challenging course layout. Fact: the rare Lumholtz tree kangaroo is found here, keep your eyes peeled and your camera handy in case you’re lucky enough to see one.

Welcome to the Mt Garnet Golf Club, where golf meets horse racing in a unique way! This public 9-hole, Par 35 course will have you teeing off right in the center of the local racecourse. Get ready for a golfing experience like no other, surrounded by the excitement of horseracing. Swing away and embrace the thrill of this extraordinary fusion!

Ravenshoe Golf Club

Calling all adventure-seeking golfers! Experience the ultimate ‘stay and play’ North Queensland golf trip with a nature twist. Ravenshoe Golf Club gives you the opportunity to camp on-site, explore waterfalls and hot springs, and tee off on this basic yet fun 9-hole rural course. Don’t miss the delightful Friday evening home-cooked meals at the charming clubhouse. It’s golf, camping, and nature all rolled into one unforgettable journey!


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