With breathtaking views of an awe inspiring mountain range, Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens & Golf & Spa Resort is a one of kind retreat for guests to rekindle, relax and unwind. With the natural healing power of the mighty Southern Drakensberg, coupled with crisp mountain air, rejuvenating clear streams and azure blue skies; Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort is a fantastic holiday escape and an ideal location to host Conferences and Golf events.
Accommodation at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens & Golf & Spa Resort:
Accommodation throughout the Resort includes spacious and comfortable standard hotel rooms and deluxe rooms. Each room has a private bathroom, television, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities and heaters, for those cold winter days. Another option is our four, five and six sleeper self-catering units. These fully equipped selfcatering units are ideal for guests who wish to cater for their meals whilst also having the option to dine at any of the restaurants available at the Resort.
Rooms are spacious and comfortable, offering a choice of contemporary rooms or thatched bungalows.
All rooms have a private bathroom, television, telephone, heaters and tea/coffee making facilities.
Equally celebrate are the Resorts star dining facilities, Eagles Roost (buffet) / VineKnot (self-serving) / Glengarry Country Club and Bar (light meals) / Bergview (a la carte) / The Bistro (light meals)
- 1 x Buffet Restaurant open daily for Breakfast, for Evening Buffet enquire at reception on opening nights.
- 2 x Day Time Bistro-type Restaurants, Glengarry Country Club and Bistro Terrace Caf.
- 2 x Evening A la Carte Restaurants, Bergview Restaurant and the Vine Knot, enquire at reception for opening nights.
Also on site are three bars, Glengarry Country Club Bar, Wildcat bar and Buck and Trout Bar.
There is also a selection of pubs ranging from the WildCat Sports Bar, the comfy Buck and Trout Bar, the Bergview Bar and the Glengarry Country Club pub, which are also popular spots where guests gather to mingle.
The Drakensberg Gardens Golf Leisure Resort is the ideal venue for conferences. Two state-of-the-art conference / function venues that seat up to 200 guests easily accommodate day conferences, seminars, presentations, cocktail parties, gala dinners, special occasions, functions and weddings. With its array of activities and facilities, the resort is perfect for teambuilding.
Drakensberg Gardens offers a long list of sport and recreational facilities for a fun filled holiday or teambuilding adventure , including the famous, one and only, 18 hole golf course in the Southern Berg (NGU), tennis, bowls, squash, volleyball, badminton, fishing, hiking and horse riding, canoeing, adventure golf, trout fishing, a kids entertainment room, a mini-zoo, snooker, table tennis as well as an entertainment programme for the whole family. The hotel also offers equipment for hire such as tennis rackets, board games, fishing rods and all the necessary golfing apparel.
Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort holds a 3-star rating by the Tourism Grading Council.
To keep the children entertained, there is a games room which offers a variety of activities. The Entertainment Manager is also on hand with plenty of activities and ideas to help the family enjoy a fun filled holiday.
A variety of recreational activities are on offer, such as tennis, bowls, volleyball, badminton, fishing, horse riding and squash.
There is also access to spectacular walks and hikes the most strenuous being a nine-hour hike up the Rhino Horn peak, 3000 metres above sea level.
Alternatively, enjoy a relaxing day next to one of the sparkling swimming pools, where light lunches are served.
Guests can enjoy a game of golf at The Glengarry Country Club, which is the only 18-hole golf course in the area and overlooks the picturesque Lake KwaNyoni with the beautiful mountains as a backdrop.
For the less adventurous, there is also a 9 hole pitch and putt and a 27 hole putt-putt course.
Take N3 to Durban, go all the way, pass Howick about 4km after Howick you will see the Southern Drakensberg (brown board) R617 turnoff, take this turnoff, go over the highway and proceed straight towards Bulwer R617.
You are now on route R617 towards Boston, Bulwer, Underburg - carry on straight all the way, go through the main road of Underberg (still straight) and about 4km after you pass through Underberg you will see the turnoff right to Drakensberg Gardens Golf and Leisure Resort it is also marked "The Southern Drakensberg".
You are now heading on exatly 29 km of our newly tarred road at the end of which is the Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Leisure Resort.
Take the N3 past Pietermaritzburg.
Just before you reach Howick you will see an off ramp to the left marked the Southern Drakensberg R617 take this off ramp.
Follow the signs to Bulwer on the R617 carry on through Bulwer on the R617 to Underberg.
Go on for another +- 4km until you see a large signboard indicating a right turn to the Drakensberg Gardens Hotel. This will put you on our newly tarred road.
Travel on this for 29 km and at the end is the Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Leisure Resort.