About Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort
Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort is a spectacular Drakensberg resort situated in the Central Drakensberg approximately four hours from Johannesburg and two and a half hours from Durban in the magnificent Champagne Valley. Welcome to the highest degree of service in central berg accommodation.
Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort’s 9 hole, 18-tee golf course is certainly one of the most scenic with views of the magnificent Champagne Valley – including Monks Cowl itself, which is between the towering Champagne Castle and Cathkin Mountains and took on its name because it resembles a cleric’s attire from every tee. This view is unique among all Drakensberg resorts that form part of the Central Berg Accommodation.
We have 35 superior hotel rooms either mountain or dam facing with two double beds, air conditioning, DStv, tea and coffee making facilities, mini-bar fridge and private patio. One executive suite with a king-size bed with double shower, Jacuzzi bath, air conditioning, DStv, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar fridge and private patio. Also available are our eight self-catering units, fully equipped with a master bedroom en-suite, second bedroom with twin beds and adjacent bathroom and two sleeper couches in the lounge, with DStv, fireplace for those chilly winter nights and private patio with braai facilities.
Our new 18 hole adventure golf is a must for the whole family as well as new our magnificent rock swimming pool complete with waterfall and slide, kiddies play area with adventure jungle gym, swings and trampolines. The resort also has two tennis courts, badminton, volleyball, swing ball, fishing, mountain bike trails and much more. Guests can also enjoy a refreshing drink at the Rock Pool Bar whilst the little ones have fun around the pool.
After a round of golf, guests can enjoy a substantial a-la-carte and pub menu at the Friar Tuck Pub and Restaurant which is open from 07H00 to late. Also look out for our weekly specials especially our famous Wednesday ox-tail special. After dinner, the bar crowd arrives to trade stories of the day’s play and for those that enjoy a hearty Sunday lunch – a buffet style feast is offered.
Awesome adventure activities in the area are yours to enjoy from Tree-Top Canopy tours to White Water Tubing, hiking, the magnificent birds of prey centre, Drakensberg Boys Choir and so much more.
If you are looking for that unique conference venue for your medium to small conferencing needs Gooderson Monks Cowl Resort can accommodate up to 60 delegates in our Maid Marion Conference Room or for those smaller groups one can meet in our business lounge for those informal strategy sessions. We can arrange a variety of team building activities at the resort or within close driving distance and not forgetting golf days at the resort for the corporate client.
Look no further than Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort for that special day for your wedding venue where you can exchange your vows alongside our spectacular dam and then celebrate in style. We have a special wedding gift waiting for you – a night’s free accommodation for the bride and groom, a romantic rose petal turn down and two night’s free accommodation to welcome you back on your first wedding anniversary.
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Things to do in and around Cathkin Park
(3.8 km from Cathkin Park)
The Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey Centre is found in Champagne Valley in the Drakensberg and is open every day apart from Friday. The shows are thrilling; highlighting the power, speed and intelligence of the birds. An insight into Falconry is included...
(4 km from Cathkin Park)
9-18 hole golf course! Many well known players have played here before!
(1.7 km from Cathkin Park)
Experience nature like never before as you slide through the forest canopy and enjoy a unique birds-eye view on the world around you. Set within the magnificent Blue Grotto Forest, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour is guaranteed to take your breath away....