Golfing in Cairns – Cairns Attractions

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Make no mistake; you’ve come to the right place for golf. The greens in Tropical Far North Queensland are among the most beautiful in the world, and are built to the highest standards in the world.  The selection of golf courses in the area is vast. Needless to say, they are all tropically landscaped in accordance to the environment in which they are located.

The high rainfall in the area means the playing surfaces are always lush and green. Golf carts are available at almost all golf courses in the area so you don’t have to worry about trekking around a course in the tropical heat.

Our Pick of Local Courses

Cairns Golf Club
This golf course is a par 72-championship course located south of Cairns. Like all of the courses in the region, palm trees and other tropical plants line the greens making the scenery beautiful. Cairns Golf Course has a clubhouse and players are welcome to use all the facilities. Poker machines, a pool table, and monthly social nights are a feature of the club.

Half Moon Bay Golf Club
Located at Yorkeys Knob, is a high standard, yet laid-back 18-hole course. Course par is 70 for men and 71 for women.

Paradise Palms Golf Course
No expense has been spared in the construction of Paradise Palms Golf Course. The 18-hole Championship course is ranked in the top 20 of all courses in Australia, and has been also described as one of the country’s most challenging. The course is 6464 metres long, Par 72 (rated 76). Despite the high standard of Paradise Palms Golf Course, it is still open to the public every day of the week.