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What a Gem

Very friendly staff and a more interesting course would be difficult to find. Through gates, over... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
LuboCoffsHarbour
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Coffs Harbour
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Unique farm stay experience

Ratho Farm is not just for golfers! We stayed with our 2 teenage kids and we all enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
HipsterCam
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Sydney, Australia
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Highland Lakes Road, Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff and a more interesting course would be difficult to find. Through gates, over roads, around ponds, creeks and cow patties there was every challenge . The fairways were remarkably well groomed (when I could find them) and we had a most enjoyable...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Ratho Farm is not just for golfers! We stayed with our 2 teenage kids and we all enjoyed the experience of staying in very comfortable accommodation in a gorgeous rural setting. We are not golfers so cannot comment on the course itself. The property is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

From dealing with Sarah on the phone to Glen on the greens the service was great. The beer at the end tasted so good. Quirky and quiet course midweek it was a pleasure to play. Challenging but fun at the same time. I'm glad all...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Do not miss out on the organised golf events at Ratho Farm which provide a great opportunity to meet and socialise with nice people having similar interests. The golf was great fun, although I saw more parts of the course and farm than intended -...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tony C
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Where else can you play golf in the snow with hairy cows hazards? The sheep proof greens are true but challenging. The fairways require skill-full playing to the conditions (ice, snow or water). If you are looking for a challenge try a round with the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Thanks Michael for making us feel welcome. It was such a privilege to play the course. It doesn't give up pars easily, and the odd chance of a birdie was a thrill. Players need to be aware that the rough will consume your ball, possibly...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Wish we had competed the full course!! This place is a must stop and the course is just amazing! Clubs can be hired, make sure you pop into the homestead to say hello!

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Lyndell W
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Wow! we spent an amazing two days at Ratho, two children 10 and 13, who both declared at the end of our stay 'when we come back can we stay longer?' the Grandeur of the old homestead, the renovation of the old out houses on...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We stayed at Ratho Farm and enjoyed a great game of golf. The course is being developed, but the overall environment and aspect made for a very enjoyable game. Michael showed us the course and lent us some clubs. Sheep on the 4th tee made...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Kate T
Reviewed 23 February 2015

By the time you're checked in at one of the old huts, either the convict era bakery or shearing shed your already in a cruisier gear. You take five to contemplate your swing and listen to the Clyde river burble by, you notice many old...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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