Cathedral Peak Golf Course

Unrated course. Not yet visited by the Where2Golf Team.
   Cathedral Peak Golf Course Est. 1996

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The nine-hole course at Cathedral Peak has often been described as one of South Africa's little gems. Located high up in the Drakensberg mountains, you are gauranteed fabulous mountain scenery and plenty of elevation changes throughout. The holes have been laid out along the mountainside, many of them meandering through a valley, next to a babbling riverbed. With rocky outcrops and several water features to be negotiated, your game will be throughly tested as you journey round this magnificently scenic nine-hole golf course.

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Cathedral Peak Golf Course
Cathedral Peak Hotel, Winterton,
Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal 3340
South Africa
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Office   +27 (0)36 488 1888
Pro Shop  

  +27 (0)36 488 1889

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About the course

The course: 9 holes. Parkland & moorland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb (and some long green-to-tee walks).
Surroundings: Rural countryside and Drakensberg mountains.
Designer: Unknown
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Metres 2771
Par 35
SSS or Slope
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How2Get There?

250 km NW of Durban / 40 km W of Winterton.
Driving time to Cathedral Peak from Johannesburg is approx 4 hours, and 2.5 hours from Durban. FROM JOHANNESBURG head south on the N3 to Harrismith. From Harrismith take the R74 past the Sterkfontein Dam, and down the Oliviershoek Pass to Bergville. Just beyond Bergville, on the R74 direction Winterton, turn right at the Cathedral Peak sign. After 16 km turn right to Emmaus / Cathedral Peak. Follow road for 31 km to hotel & golf. FROM DURBAN take the N3 north-west direction Estcourt. Approx 15 km after the Estcourt off-ramp, turn off the N3 onto the R74 direction Winterton. In Winterton take the R600, then after 1 km turn right direction Cathedral Peak. After 11 km at T-junction turn right and follow road for 31 km to hotel & golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Contact Hotel or Pro Shop for information on golf rates for visitors and hotel guests. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Did you know?

Cathedral Peak Hotel, which opened its doors to visitors in 1939, is unique in that it falls within the boundaries of the Cathedral Peak Nature Reserve, and nestles right up against the spectacular Cathedral Peak range of mountains. Located in a valley where San bushmen once hunted, it has become one of the most popular hotels in the Natal Drakensberg. Cathedral Peak's popularity owes as much to its magnificent surroundings as it does to its founding family - the van der Riets, and particularly the vision of its founder - Albert van der Riet.

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Latitude: (-28.943810)
Longitude: (29.209707)
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Cathedral Peak Hotel 3-star
Cathedral Peak Road, Drakenburg, KwaZulu-Natal
+27 (0)36 488 1888

Since the hotel first opened to guests in 1939, the van der Riet family has succeeded in offering warm hospitality combined with exceptional service and value for money. Surrounded by some of the world's most stunning scenery, the hotel also enjoys the privilege of an abundance of game, birds, plants and rock art.

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