Enhance your next golfing trip and play some of gippslands finest.

paynesville-accommodationThe golfing opportunities in East Gippsland are just about beyond compare, thanks to the perfect climate that keeps you comfortable throughout the winter months, while benefiting from strong sea breezes throughout the summer.

Visitors can find all manner of golf courses throughout the area, including championship courses, country clubs, and more.

Below is a list of some of the top courses in the area for golf enthusiasts to enjoy.

Bairnsdale Golf Club

Offering perfect views of Gippsland Lake, this course can be easily seen from the road into Paynesville and is just two minutes from the village itself. This good quality golf course has exceptional fairways and plenty of facilities.

Lakes Entrance Golf Club

As a links course, the Lake Entrance Golf course will give your golf skills a good test. Located right next to the ocean, you’ll be sure to keep cool with the incoming ocean breezes. The 35 minute drive from Paynesville makes this course a hidden gem on the shore.

Lakes View Golf Club

Just 3 km from Lakes Entrance, this course has wonderful ocean views and a nine hole course that will challenge every golfer in your group. For the spectators, there is a great BBQ restaurant well worth checking out.

Tambo Valley Golf Club

Located deep in the path of the pine forests of Swifts Creek, this nine hole golf course is entirely worth the 1 ½ hour drive out of Paynesville to arrive. Best of all, there are plenty of wineries along the route to visit once your golf game is done.

South Pines Golf Club

If you’ve ever wanted to play golf among sheep, the South Pines Golf Club is the place for you. You challenge yourself on what might be the longest par 5 of any course in Australia.

Goose Gully

Located just outside of Bairnsdale, this golf course is extremely affordable and has great deals for hiring clubs and buggies, making it a highly sought after course for tourists.

Buchan Valley

Easy walking can be had on the Buchan Valley golf course, which is located right along the Canni Creek Reserve and Racecourse. Thursday is Ladies day at the Club, and men can enjoy the space on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Orbost Golf Club

If you decided you’ve had enough of this 18 hole golf course, the enormous open fireplace at this club is an ideal spot to relax and watch your favorite sports. During tournaments, the club house also provides a full bar as well as high quality meals.

Omeo Golf Club

Set out in the natural bush of Australia, this course is set alongside Livingstone Creek and is as renowned as a popular trout fishing spot as a golf course. In fact, most golfers bring a pole right with them! As a perfect picnic spot, the Omeo Golf Club is the kind of golf course you’ll want to bring the whole family.