This video follows the Nullabor Links Golf Course from Ceduna in South Australia for 1365 kilometres to Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. The Par 73 course is the longest golf course in the world.
The world’s longest golf course, The Nullabor Links in Australia is 1365 kilometres long and spans 2 States of Australia from Ceduna in South Australia to Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. Construction was completed in 2009.
The 18 hole PAR 73 course provides a quintessential Aussie experience through the outback and across the Nullabor Plain.
Each hole has it’s own tee and green and somewhat rugged outback-style fairway.
To play the course, which you can start from Kalgoorlie in the West or Ceduna in the East, all you need to do is drop in to the local Visitor Centre and purchase your score card. After you’ve played each hole you must have your card stamped. When you have completed the course, just take your card to the visitor Centre at the other end and receive your certificate.
On this tour we’ll start in the coastal town of Ceduna.
Just up the road to the Ceduna golf course and we are underway playing “Oyster Beds” which is a 485 metre Par 5 and appropriately named given the wonderful oysters which come from this area.
The next hole, “Denial Bay” is also at Ceduna Golf Course and is a 370 metre PAR 4. After these two holes, it’s time to have your card stamped and on to the open road.
Penong, known for its numerous windmills is home to the next hole with a 260 metre PAR 4 aptly named “Windmills”.
“Wombat Hole” at Nundroo is next with a big 520 metre PAR 5. You might see a Southern Hairy Nosed Wombat because Nundroo has the largest population of them. Some 2.5 million wombats are estimated to inhabit the area.
Another PAR 5, this time the 538 metre hole “Dingo’s Den” at Nullabor Roadhouse is situated at the Eastern end of the Nullabor Plain. The coast along this area is famous for its spectacular cliffs and for viewing the Southern Right Whales as they make their along the coast during the middle of the year.
Next up and right before you cross the border into Western Australia is “Border Kangaroo” which is a 160 metre PAR 3 located at Border Village.
Only a few kilometres on is Eucla and keep your eyes open for the “Nullabor Nymph” which not only the name of the golf hole but also of the mythical naked woman with long blonde hair that runs with the kangaroos. This hole is a 315 metre PAR 4.
Mundrabilla Motel is home to the 330 metre PAR 4 named “Watering Hole”.
“Brumby’s Run” at Madura pass is a 125 metre PAR 3 and the end of the front 9 or start or the back 9 depending which way you are travelling and is also very close to exactly half way along the course.
Cocklebiddy, home to an interesting population spread is next.
Play, “Eagle’s Nest”, a 347 metre PAR 4 and keep your eyes open for the magnificent Wedge Tailed Eagles.
On to Caiguna to play “Ninety Mile Straight” the 310 metre PAR 4 and stretch your legs before heading along the longest piece of straight road in Australia, you guessed it, Ninety Miles or 146.6 kilometres.
Balladonia’s 175 metre PAR 3 is next and named “Skylab” after the NASA laboratory which was in orbit around the Earth re-entered the atmosphere and landed in fiery chunks around Balladonia in 1979.
Fraser Range Station is home to the 141 metre PAR 3 hole “Sheep’s Back” located on the active station.
Norseman Golf Course is home to the next 2 holes of the Nullabor Links. “Golden Horse” is a 436 metre PAR 4. Legend has it that a horse named Hardy Norseman unearthed a gold nugget after being tethered to a tree for the night in the area.
“Ngadju” (pronounced NA GAR DEW) is the 354 metre PAR 4 named after the traditional owners of the land in this area.
Kambalda Golf Course hosts “Silver Lake”, a 392 metre PAR 4 right near Lake Lefroy, the approximately 510 square kilometre salt lake on the edge of Kambalda and the site of many land speed record attempts.
The stunning Kalgoorlie Golf Course in the heart of the Gold Mining Town of Kalgoorlie hosts the final two holes. “Golden Mile” is a 339 metre PAR 4 and enjoy playing “C Y O’Connor”, a 365 Metre PAR 4 and you have just completed the longest golf course in the world.
With holes spread out across the 1365 kilometre journey, the Nullabor Links is a great way to break up a trip across the Nullabor Plain, have some fun, stretch your legs and refresh for a safe trip all while enjoying the unique and friendly outback hospitality along the way for an amazing experience you will never forget.