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145 Golfers and cruise ship passengers on King Island this weekend

King Island will welcome nearly 100 golfers this weekend.

King Island Council is confident that the State Government’s COVID-19 travel precautions have been met and biosecurity, health and police will be at the airport terminal to oversee their arrival.

Organised by Air Adventure, the golf ProAm tournament is a PGA sanctioned event,  which will see a field of around 100 golfers play all three of King Island’s courses. Arriving this Sunday from midday onwards, 70 golfers will play the King Island Golf and Bowling Club course and have dinner at View Dining. The remainder of the golfers will be at Cape Wickham Links.

The whole field will play Cape Wickham links on Monday and Ocean Dunes on Tuesday then meet back at View Dining for a final presentation and BBQ lunch. Most of the ProAm group will return to Victoria on Tuesday evening.

Air Adventure has COVID-Clean Accreditation through the Australian Tourism Industry Council, as well as the Safe Travels Accreditation issued by the World Travel & Tourism Council. All passengers will have their Tas e-Travel documentation in place and QR codes will be verified prior to take-off. King Island biosecurity officers will also be checking all arrivals.

On behalf of King Islanders, King Island Council extends a warm welcome to the ProAm golfers and wish them good golfing as they tour the island.

This Sunday a Coral Expedition cruise ship, Coral Discoverer, will anchor at either Grassy or Naracoopa (weather permitting) and 45 passengers will be transferred by tender to two buses to travel north, touring Meat Your Beef, Cape Wickham lighthouse and King Island Dairy before a walk around Currie.

The Coral Discoverer passengers are all Tasmanian and have completed SailSAFE and pre-boarding checks.

King Island Council warmly welcomes them to King Island on their 17 day circumnavigation of the State’s coastal beauty.