9 Best Golf Driving Ranges in Brisbane
It’s easy to see why hitting a bucket of balls at the golf driving range has become such a popular pass time throughout Brisbane. From the weekend golf warriors looking to improve their swing, to the seasoned veterans striving to maintain their handicap, a good driving range can do wonders for a golfer’s confidence and ability. Whether you’re picking up the sticks (clubs, for all you newbies) for the first time or just looking for somewhere new to swing we’ve got you covered.
Best Of Brisbane Driving Ranges
- Best for Families/Large Groups: Golf Central BNE
- Best for Simulators: X-Golf Enoggera
- Best for Cheap Buckets: Capalaba Driving Range – Mister Tee’s
- Best for Food: Victoria Park Golf Complex
Here’s a list of the 12 best golf driving ranges in Brisbane:
1. Golf Central BNE
Best for: Families/Large Groups
Golf Central BNE stands out amongst the Brisbane golf driving ranges because of their Toptracer technology, a tracking system which follows your swing and gives you a better idea of how to improve it. Of course, with this ability to track your swing comes the opportunity for competition, and Golf Central BNE have leant right into this with their group bookings. Challenge your friends to see who can hit their ball the furthest, all while enjoying the food and drinks on offer.
What We Like: Great for families
What We Don’t Like: The balls are a little beat up and over used
Address: 40 The Circuit, Skygate. Brisbane Airport QLD 4008
Phone: +61 07 3087 7800
Trading Hours: Mon-Sun 7am-10pm
2. X-Golf Enoggera
Best for: Simulators
X-Golf Enoggera is different to other Brisbane golf driving ranges, because of it’s totally indoor golfing experience. Using one of their golf simulators, you can enjoy all the fun of golf without having to endure the elements. X-Golf Enoggera is great for parties and functions, with live sports, music, and a fully licenced bar to help you loosen up your swing (for better or worse). And if you’re feeling confident, you and two friends can enter the X-League competition to play for the ultimate bragging rights.
What We Like: The simulators.
What We Don’t Like: Everything indoors.
Address: 2/72 Pickering St, Enoggera QLD 4051
Phone: +61 07 3157 6105
Trading Hours: Mon-Thu 10am-10pm Fri-Sat 10am-11pm Sun 10am-6pm
3. Victoria Park Golf Complex
Best for: Food
Uniquely located amongst intercity Brisbane, the Victoria Park Golf Complex allows keen golfers to swing through rain, hail, or shine with their all-weather facilities. Bolster your confidence with a drive off the top level, or improve on your short game on the grass hitting tees below. Victoria Park Golf Complex also have an 18 hole putt putt course that will have you in awe of the Brisbane CBD skyline, while you play through challenging terrain for all levels of experienced golfers.
What We Like: Woodfire pizza!
What We Don’t Like: Driving range > putt putt
Address: 309 Herston Rd, Herston QLD 4006
Phone: +61 07 3252 0666
Trading Hours: Sun-Thu 6am-10pm, Tues 9am-10pm, Fri-Sat 6am-11pm
4. Oxley Driving Range Complex
The Oxley Golf Complex is great for golfers wanting to practice on real grass, boasting the largest natural grass tee area in Brisbane. With 50 synthetic grass mats for those still sharpening their skills, the Oxley Golf Complex is a great golf driving range for all levels of experienced golfers. And for fun with the whole family, try the 9-hole and putt putt courses after your warmup bucket.
What We Like: Outdoor driving range!
What We Don’t Like: Better for beginners than those with experience
Address: 1020 Oxley Rd, Oxley QLD 4075
Phone: +61 07 3379 2078
Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat-Sun 8am-7am
5. Brookwater Golf Driving Range
When it comes to value, you can’t beat Brookwater Golf Driving Range on their bundle offers. Offering 300 balls for only AU$60, you can spend your day sending golf balls to the back of the range. After this, if you’re feeling eager to play, you can also challenge yourself on the 18 hole course right next door. With plenty of par fives and obstacles, you can find out how much of a difference those 300 balls have made.
What We Like: Huge greens!
What We Don’t Like: No golf carts allowed
Address: 1 Tournament Drive, Brookwater QLD 4300
Phone: +61 07 3814 5500
Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm Sat-Sun 7am-4pm
6. Virginia Golf Club
Virginia Golf Club’s golf driving range, known affectionately as “The Range of Champions”, invites you to enjoy a relaxing experience no matter your skill level. The fully floodlit, fully licensed range allows for players to play through night or day, and if you’re looking for a more permanent golf driving range to call home, Virginia Golf Club provide great member rates for their buckets of balls and PGA professionals for lessons.
What We Like: Well maintained 18 hole course
What We Don’t Like: Floods easily, so be conscious of the weather
Address: Elliot Rd, Banyo QLD 4014
Phone: +61 07 3862 8804
Trading Hours: Mon-Sat 9am-8pm Sun 9am-7pm
7. Capalaba Driving Range – Mister Tee’s
Best for: Cheap Buckets
On name alone, Mister Tee’s Golf Driving Range wins best golf driving range in Brisbane. But if you need more than that, Mister Tee’s is a smaller range, making it great for group bookings and corporate functions. The range provides short game facilities such as bunkers and chipping greens, so you can work on all the things you hope to do in a real game. I pity the fool who passes on this golf driving range.
What We Like: Well priced buckets
What We Don’t Like: Older facilities
Address: 1811 Mt Gravatt Capalaba Rd, Chandler QLD 4155
Phone: +61 07 3823 4403
Trading Hours: Mon 11am-7pm Tues-Thur 8am-7pm Fri-Sat 8am-6pm Sun 9am-6pm
8. Deception Bay Driving Range & Mini Golf
Deception Bay have recently completed a putt putt course so great, that they’ve changed their name to include it. Along with the mini golf, the Deception Bay driving range is another great range to improve upon your long and short game skills, with weatherproof facilities and a fully flood lit range. Providing the best of both worlds of golf, Deception Bay Driving Range & Mini Golf is a must do for any family looking for fun.
What We Like: Great for families
What We Don’t Like: No shade
Address: 7 Olive St, Deception Bay QLD 4508
Phone: +61 07 3204 0000
Trading Hours: Sun-Fri 9am-6pm Sat 8am-6pm
9. Ipswich Golf Driving Range
The driving range can be thirsty work, so it’s fitting that the Ipswich Golf Driving Range has The Coffee Corner, with barista made coffee, milkshakes, frappes among much, much more. Ipswich is another golf driving range fitted with weather protected hitting mats and a flood lit field, meaning that you’ve got no excuse not to get out there and have a swing. With 18 holes of putt putt and an 18 hole golf course next door, the Ipswich Golf Driving Range is a great facility to warm up on before a big (or mini) game.
What We Like: New simulators.
What We Don’t Like: Gets busy quickly
Address: 59 Huxham St, Raceview QLD 4305
Phone: +61 07 3288 9520
Trading Hours: Mon-Sat 8am-8:30pm Sun 8am-6:30pm
Key Things to Consider for Brisbane Driving Ranges
The key factors to keep in mind when deciding where to go:
- Price – how expensive is it.
- Food – can you eat while you play.
- Buckets – how many balls do you get in a bucket.
- Shade – do you need a hat. Will there be somewhere to hide from the sun.
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What is the best golf driving range in Brisbane?
For its tracking services, and great facilities for individual or group bookings, Golf Central BNE is the best golf driving range in Brisbane.
Which golf driving ranges are good for kids?
Tee Time Driving Range is the best for teaching kids the fundamentals of golf in a fun and stress free environment.
Which golf driving ranges in Brisbane have mini golf?
Golf Central BNE, Victoria Park Golf Complex, Oxley Golf Complex, Deception Bay Driving Range & Mini Golf, and Ipswich Golf Driving Range have putt putt courses.