Barnbougle FAQ

Can I take my own Golf Bag?

No, due to the size and weight restrictions of the aircraft you will need to transfer your golf clubs into a pencil bag (small club carry bag) prior to your flight. Vortex Air provide the the Pencil Bags at reception when you arrive. PLEASE NOTE: Depending on the size of your group and which aircraft you are travelling in, you MAY be able to take your own bag.

How much luggage can I take?

Due to the weight restrictions of the Aircraft, Vortex Air have a strict weight limit of 9kg Per Person. PLEASE NOTE: If flying in the Cessna Caravan your luggage limit is increased.

Are Transfers On-Course included?

Yes, transfers from the Aircraft to the clubhouse and accommodation are included in your package. Vortex Air will take you from the lounge in Moorabbin (or and airport of your choice) and get you to the clubhouse door all in just over an hour.

Can Vortex organise the accommodation, golf and meals?

No, all accommodation and golf must be arranged directly with the course. They will also allocate you a dinner reservation.

Is there any restrictions with what time we can arrive/depart?

Yes, when flying to and from Barnbougle Dunes, Vortex Air must land/depart during daytime hours as the course does not have any lights. This will be discussed when booking a charter.

Im flying from Sydney, is the operation any different?

Yes, If departing from Sydney. Vortex Air will not provide the Pencill Bags for your clubs. You will need to provide your own pencil bag OR tie your clubs up so your captain can easily pack them into the aircraft.

Im flying from Essendon Airport, is the operation any different?

Yes, If departing from Essendon Airport a Vortex Air staff member will greet you at the terminal and help you transfer your golf bags over. You will then be escorted onto the tarmac and to your Aircraft.

Is parking free at Essendon Airport?

Parking for visitors and customers is available free of charge, generally for 2, 3 or 12 hours. Check signs for details. Car parking for 24 hours or more is available at the Essendon Airport Long Term Car Park, Hargrave Avenue, Essendon Fields (opposite the Airport Terminal). The fee is $8.00 per 24 hours.