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Ratho Golf Course

Highland Lakes Road, Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6259 5553
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Excellent all round

From dealing with Sarah on the phone to Glen on the greens the service was great. The beer at the... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Andrew B
via mobile
Unique golf experience

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

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Tony C
Hobart, Australia
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Australia's oldest golf course.
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19 Sep 2017
“Excellent all round”
26 Jul 2017
“Unique golf experience”
Highland Lakes Road, Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6259 5553
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Reviewed 20 September 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

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 26 July 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

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 28 July 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 17 February 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 31 December 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 4 November 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 27 September 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 23 February 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 4 September 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 7 April 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
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