Cairns is nestled between two of Australia's most beautiful locations as it has the Great Barrier Reef to one side and the Heritage Listed National Parks with their mountains to the other side. All of the golf courses around Cairns provide players with not only lush greens but also amazing scenery.
The golf courses in Cairns are membership-based but also readily welcome visitors to come play on their greens and fairways. The courses offer a memorable experience and you can decide whether you want to play a casual round of 9 holes or challenge yourself on a 18 hole championship course. There's plenty of choice out there so it's up to you!
The beautiful, sunny weather makes a day out playing golf in Cairns that little bit extra special too.
Cairns Coast Golf Courses
Below is a listing of some of the golf courses that the region has on offer. If you know of a golf course that has been left out then please let us know.
Cairns Golf Club
Cairns Golf Club is the closest to the city centre and is also the oldest having been established back in 1923. It's a scenic, 18 hole championship quality course that is located on stunning tropical grounds with magnificent views of the National Park mountains. Although it's an amazing course it's also offers players with a laidback and casual vibe which is what you want when on a beach holiday. At Cairns Golf Club men play off par 72 and women a par 73. You can hire golf carts and at the end of the day stop off at the open air verandah for a cooling drink.
Bruce Highway, Woree, QLD 4868
Phone: (07) 40 541 208
Half Moon Bay Golf Club
Half Moon Bay Golf Club is one of Australia's most beautiful with rolling fairways and well manicured greens which are just 20 metres from the sparkling Coral Sea. It's definitely easy to get a little side tracked by the view on this par 70 course, 18 hole course. It's just 20 minutes drive from the centre of Cairns and offers visitors a great day out with a fully licensed Club House with bar, snacks and meals.
66 Wattle Street, Yorkeys Knob, QLD 4878
Phone: (07) 4055 7933
Paradise Palms Resort & Country Club
Paradise Palms Resort & Country Club is home to one of Australia's Top 100 golf courses. It's a beautiful and challenging 18 hole golf course which will test golfers of all standards. It's a tricky layout but with the gorgeous surrounds it's also very relaxing. There's 94 bunkers, six lakes and undulating fairways. Clubhouse 59 offers players an air conditioned or open air retreat with a delicious snack, lunch and dinner menu.
Paradise Palms Drive, Kewarra Beach, QLD 4879
Phone: (07) 4059 9999
Novotel Palm Cove Golf Course
The Novotel Palm Cove Golf Course is located in the 4 star resort and set amongst 45 hectares of lush and tropical gardens. There's a 9 hole paid golf course that welcomes visitors. At the end of your round you can stop in and enjoy a drink at the bar or a leisurely meal.
Novotel Palm Cove Golf Course
Coral Coast Drive, Palm Cove, QLD 4879
Phone: (07) 4059 1234