Start your golfing holiday in cosmopolitan Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, and a city known for its fine parks and gardens, tree-lined streets, innovative dining scene, fashion, and high profile sporting events. As well as hosting the Melbourne Cup horse race, Formula 1 Grand Prix and the Australia Open Tennis Grand Slam, Melbourne is home to the famous Sandbelt corridor – making golfing a must.
In the southern outskirts of Melbourne is a rich vein of sandy loam subsoil, where you'll find eight of the best golf courses in Australia. This region is known throughout the world as the Melbourne Sandbelt and these clubs have played host to countless great championships including the Australian Open, Johnnie Walker Classic, Australian Masters, World Match Play Championship, Women's Australian Open, and the Presidents Cup.
Sweet digs and culinary treasures
Take your pick from a wide range of hotels across the CBD, from five-star luxury to boutique apartments. Settle into your new digs and then hit the streets to discover Melbourne's renowned culinary scene, which encompasses contemporary Australian and spicy Asian cuisine, classic Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, French… the list goes on. Finish your evening with a nightcap and a twinkling nighttime view at one the many unique bars situated by the river or up high on a city rooftop.