Inside Golf Travel : IG Travel October 2016
10 INSIDE GOLF TRAVEL | October 2016 An experience fit for A King 2016 special price $9,500 inc GST for 8 passengers with private corporate leather seating or 10 passengers in commuter seating. Get in touch email@example.com Ph. 0402 353 378 Sydney (Bankstown Airport) direct to King Island golf course’s in under 2 hours! Express Golf is a bespoke aviation company based in Sydney focusing on Golf charters to Tasmania, primarily the world class and remote Barnbougle Dunes, Ocean Dunes and Cape Wickham courses. Express Golf is a bespoke aviation company based in Sydney focusing on Golf charters to Tasmania, primarily the world class and remote Barnbougle Dunes, Ocean Dunes and Cape Wickham courses. Long famed for its cheese, free-range beef and laid-back atmosphere, King Island in Bass Strait is also quickly becoming known on a global scale for its amazing, world-class golf. With two brand- new courses now gracing its shores, ocean Dunes and Cape Wickham, golfers from far and wide are buzzing with excitement. Indeed, the tiny island is on the verge of a major boom in golf tourism, as the courses, services, accommodation and food are all becoming renowned across the globe. Inside golf has travelled to King Island on a variety of occasions, and we have developed a bit of a “golf crush” on the island. Though windswept and still a bit “raw” it offers golfers a pure, endearing and exciting golf adventure that must be experienced to be appreciated. getting to King Island is now easier than ever, with charter aviation companies now offering high-quality service to the island, as well as neighbouring Tasmania to take in the amazing Barnbougle Dunes. one airline that ticks all of the boxes for the modern golfer is Air Adventure, a Melbourne-based private charter golf tour specialist. A family-owned business in operation since 1977, Air Adventure specialise in high-end air safaris to the Australian outback, Cape York, the Kimberley, Lake Eyre and Kangaroo Island, as well as golf-specific adventures to Tasmania and King Island. not only do they have high quality aircraft (they operate two Cessna Conquest II aircraft), they also offer professional service; organising every element of your golf trip for you, including accommodation, dinner reservations, golf and all on ground transfers. Air Adventure even own their own bus on the ground in King Island and once safely landing the plane, their pilot (with a minimum of 1000 hours) converts to the bus driver and acts as the group tour guide doing transfers on the island everywhere from golf, dinner, the King Island Dairy and even the bottle shop if groups need extra supplies. More information: Golf.airadventure.com.au, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1800 033 160 Another charter flight company is Express Golf, specialising in golf flights from Sydney to Tasmania, particularly Barnbougle Dunes and King Island. Their aircraft is a ‘Beechcraft Super King Air’ as used by the Royal Flying Doctors Service. It’s pressurised, climate controlled and cruises at 500kph. They offer two separate styles of travel. Their “corporate” configuration offers leather seating for 8 passengers, plus the ability to bring your own clubs and bag, plus a soft (Country Rd style) carry-on bag for a combined total of 15kgs per person. The “Commuter” configuration offers a cloth interior, with seating up to 10 passengers, and clubs transported via “Pencil” bags. Express golf have a partnership with Fixed Base operator, navAir at Bankstown airport for use of their executive lounge. The lounge provides comfortable seating with a kitchen, bathrooms, WIFI and free parking for their passengers. More information: www.expressgolf.com.au, 0402 353 378, email@example.com The luxurious interior of Air Adventure’s Cessna Conquest II aircraft. Express Golf offers a pair of seating configurations, including corporate and commuter options.
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