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Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course

Lot 1509 Rowe Drive, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 8 8672 5555
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Fantastic Bakery!

The Passion Bakery, opposite the Chinese restaurant was sensational! The apple strudel with whipped... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Simon D
via mobile
Unusual Golf for the Hearty Golfer

My husband and I try to golf wherever we visit and we were thrilled when we found out Coober Pedy... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
RedPearlArt
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“small patch” (2 reviews)
“ball” (6 reviews)
“fairways” (4 reviews)
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Lot 1509 Rowe Drive, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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+61 8 8672 5555
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The Passion Bakery, opposite the Chinese restaurant was sensational! The apple strudel with whipped cream was brilliant, and a loaf of their Sourdough crusty bread was perfect! The owner Ram was friendly and this coffee stop was an oasis in the Aussie backroads, a must...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 26 April 2017

My husband and I try to golf wherever we visit and we were thrilled when we found out Coober Pedy had a golf course. We booked our round at The Old Timers Mine because the golf course is unmanned. We notice the fly net head...More

3  Thank RedPearlArt
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Wow what an amazing experience, imagine climbing a huge hill and teeing off down to black sand. all for $20! Beware of the flies and heat in the summer and the rains in the winter!

2  Thank Shootingstars R
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Coober Pedy is an amazing place with mullock heaps everywhere. Around half of the people in the town are said to live underground. We also walked around the grassless desert golf course, a living tribute to the ingenuity of the miners. Hoping to have a...More

2  Thank Bob D
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Why not play a round of golf in the outback for something different... I asked myself! Oh yes, it's definately something different and challenging at the same time! The flies come and go but when they come they are relentless! Teeing off is challenging at...More

2  Thank melfrommelbourne13
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is such a unique place to come, $20 for a round, never known a course like it! Be warned however it's a fly fest! Wear a fly net!

2  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Ok so I wouldn't recommend it in Summer, but otherwise how could you come to Coober Pedy and not try the desert golf course that doesn't have grass! $10 fee + $10 club hire (from the Old Timers Mine), and play the full 18 holes,...More

2  Thank ChicaSmile
Reviewed 27 September 2015

By hiking along the roads in Australia I visit this place. I was on my way to Darwin, Northern Terretory, when I made a stop here. People live here underground because the heat in this region. It could not be better, because I was here...More

1  Thank Jonas Olivier P
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Interesting! Worst golf course in the world! Good for a laught! Rocks verywhere! Love the 6 cms square of fake grass on which to pace your ball.

2  Thank Bsuter
Reviewed 3 July 2015

The only grass on this course is the 10cm square piece of plastic grass you place under your ball when you are in the fairway. The bounce on the faraway depends on whether you land on sand, hard packed dirt or a rock. Don't expect...More

2  Thank Principaltraveller52
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