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Published on : Thursday, August 10, 2017
Tasmania, an island state of Australia and known as the 26th largest island in the world is rapidly becoming the golf island with a surge of 20% in golf tourism. This state is now begun to develop some of the world class golf courses.
The idea evolved to make Tasmania as the golf centered tourism destination as there is an insatiable demand by Melbourne and Sydney golfers for the new golf courses. This imitative will also boost the tourism of Tasmania.
According to the latest figures of the Tourism in Tasmania which shows that the golf tourism grew more than 19 per cent in the year to March, with 28,600 visitors picking up golf clubs.
Before, there are two world-class courses were opened on King Island in 2015 and last year, just two courses at Barnbougle, at Bridport, in the state’s northeast, attracted sufficient visits to make Tasmania the leading state for luring interstate golfers. With this, there was a rapid increase of tourists who love to play golf as recreation.
Tasmania is now abode of four of the top five public golf courses in Australia, as rated by Golf Australia: Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes, King Island, and Barnbougle and Lost Farm, Bridport.
There are future plans, which helps to boost the tourism are to construct at least 5 more premium world class golf courses across the state, with a mission to transform the place as a tourism importance by having a $10 million project in this isolated peninsula, jutting into Hobart’s River Derwent, almost surrounded by water.
For the transportation Tasmania, the administration also proposes to establish the cruises from the mainland. The yacht facilities will be developed where the guests can sleep, eat and drink. The connectivity will be from the city for the locals.
The world class golf course promises to spread the golfing boom to Tasmania’s south for the first time, while unlocking a neglected outpost of the Derwent Estuary, with associated plans for walking, hiking and biking trails and bush rehabilitation on the 116hectre site.
With these projects, the people living on Tasmania globally acknowledged for the production of golf strategies, will now become the abode of golf courses and thus bringing a new revival in golf tourism boosting.