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Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort

With breath taking views of an awe inspiring mountain range, the 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 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 self-catering 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.

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 Cafe.
* 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 & Trout Bar.

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.

Southern Drakensberg, 240 km from Durban, 34 km from Underberg.


80 Guest Rooms, 1 Double paraplegic, 11 Self Catering Rooms, 40 camp sites.

Restaurants / Bar:
Eagles Roost (buffet) open daily for breakfast and dinner; Bergview Restaurant & Bar; The Bistro Terrace Cafe (light meals); VineKnot Restaurant (A la Carte); Glengarry Clubhouse & Bar (light meals); Wildcat Bar and Buck & Trout bar.

Conference Facilities:
2 fully equipped Conference / Function Venues (Max 200 pax)

Rhino Room: 120 Classroom / 200 Cinema / 200 Cocktail / 100 Dinner/Dance.

Mashai Room: 80 Classroom / 100 Cinema / 80 Cocktail.

Golf (18-hole Golf Course) / Putt-Putt / Tennis / Action Cricket / Bowls / Volleyball / Badminton / Trout Fishing / Horse Riding / Squash / Badminton / Mountain Biking / Hiking / Walks / Swimming Pools / Indoor games room / Outdoor Play Park / Wellness Centre with fully equipped gym.