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Going back in time

My partner and I had a fascinating round at Ratho Farm, trying to master the conditions that golf... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Father and son golf

Outstanding experience at Australia’s oldest course! My son and I thoroughly enjoyed the challenge... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2019
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Australia's oldest golf course.
Highland Lakes Road, Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6259 5553
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I had a fascinating round at Ratho Farm, trying to master the conditions that golf was founded on. It was the most interesting and varied round we have played and definitely a challenge. The final hole finishes with a shot over the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Outstanding experience at Australia’s oldest course! My son and I thoroughly enjoyed the challenge and uniqueness of our day at Ratho farm. The course was well presented but didn’t pretend to be anything it wasn’t. Would be great fun to go back and attempt it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff and a more interesting course would be difficult to find. Through gates, over roads, around ponds, creeks and cow patties there was every challenge . The fairways were remarkably well groomed (when I could find them) and we had a most enjoyable...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank LuboCoffsHarbour
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Ratho Farm is not just for golfers! We stayed with our 2 teenage kids and we all enjoyed the experience of staying in very comfortable accommodation in a gorgeous rural setting. We are not golfers so cannot comment on the course itself. The property is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank HipsterCam
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

From dealing with Sarah on the phone to Glen on the greens the service was great. The beer at the end tasted so good. Quirky and quiet course midweek it was a pleasure to play. Challenging but fun at the same time. I'm glad all...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Do not miss out on the organised golf events at Ratho Farm which provide a great opportunity to meet and socialise with nice people having similar interests. The golf was great fun, although I saw more parts of the course and farm than intended -...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tony C
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Where else can you play golf in the snow with hairy cows hazards? The sheep proof greens are true but challenging. The fairways require skill-full playing to the conditions (ice, snow or water). If you are looking for a challenge try a round with the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Tracey-Andrew D
Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Thanks Michael for making us feel welcome. It was such a privilege to play the course. It doesn't give up pars easily, and the odd chance of a birdie was a thrill. Players need to be aware that the rough will consume your ball, possibly...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Bruce_and_Megan
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Wish we had competed the full course!! This place is a must stop and the course is just amazing! Clubs can be hired, make sure you pop into the homestead to say hello!

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Lyndell W
Reviewed November 4, 2015

Wow! we spent an amazing two days at Ratho, two children 10 and 13, who both declared at the end of our stay 'when we come back can we stay longer?' the Grandeur of the old homestead, the renovation of the old out houses on...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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