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Ratho Golf Course

Highland Lakes Road, Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Unique golf experience

Do not miss out on the organised golf events at Ratho Farm which provide a great opportunity to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tony C
Hobart, Australia
Unique snow golf experience

Where else can you play golf in the snow with hairy cows hazards? The sheep proof greens are true... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2016
Tracey-Andrew D
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3 weeks ago
“Unique golf experience”
Jul 28, 2016
“Unique snow golf experience ”
Highland Lakes Road, Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

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

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!

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

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed September 27, 2015

We stayed at Ratho Farm and enjoyed a great game of golf. The course is being developed, but the overall environment and aspect made for a very enjoyable game. Michael showed us the course and lent us some clubs. Sheep on the 4th tee made...More

Thank Kate T
Reviewed February 23, 2015

By the time you're checked in at one of the old huts, either the convict era bakery or shearing shed your already in a cruisier gear. You take five to contemplate your swing and listen to the Clyde river burble by, you notice many old...More

Thank Daoracle
Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

I booked 9 holes here for my fiancé's birthday. He is an amateur golfer who loves the game and had a fantastic time! We were completely charmed by gorgeous old homestead and of course the highland cows and their baby calf! Nothing was too much...More

Thank emkw10
Reviewed April 6, 2013

This is the oldest Australian Golf Course. I Didn't have time to play but would have liked to. The greens are protected from the sheep by a fence which can be partially removed for the approach shots to the green. Just be wary of all...More

Thank olie293
Reviewed September 29, 2012

Oldest golf course in the southern hemisphere> Genuine farm based golf course, 12 holes, great tradition

Thank john g
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