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Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort: The venue for treasured Drakensberg weddings

The Drakensberg is certainly among the most beautiful and romantic regions in South Africa. Here, you will find the Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort a magnificent wedding venue set on a spectacular 9-hole, 18 Tee Box golf course.

Say your ‘I do’s’ in a beautiful wedding venue that you will find sanitised and clean to protect you and your guests from COVID-19.

You will also love the fact that Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort is within reach of Johannesburg and Durban – making it a central point for wedding guests coming from either direction. You will also not need to look elsewhere for your honeymoon!

Let the Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort’s 60-seater wedding venue add magic to your big day. It’s the ideal location for couples dreaming of a Drakensberg wedding with breath-taking scenery.

Wedding venue and facilities at Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort

Besides amazing Central Drakensberg landscapes for your wedding photos, the beautiful golf course comes complete with dams, a river with a small waterfall and even a swing bridge!

Other facilities on site include a spacious a la Carte restaurant where sumptuous meals are served as well as a pub offering your favourite drinks.

Your wedding guests also enjoy use of their swimming pool and tennis courts. The resort also has a spa with amazing treatments, which can be booked for the bridal party or over your honeymoon.

Their professional staff will also be on hand to ensure that your big day goes flawlessly.

Accommodation at Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort

If your wedding guests are staying over, you need not worry. The resort has accommodation comprising of 36 Superior Hotel Rooms that are either mountain or dam-facing.

There are also eight fully-equipped Self-Catering Units. Each one comes with an en-suite master bedroom and a second bedroom with twin beds.

Besides an Executive Suite with a King-size bed with double shower, Jacuzzi bath and private patio, there is a Honeymoon Suite. It comeswith a wooden deck, four-poster bed, and spa bath, where you can start your new life as Mr and Mrs.

Guest amenities in all the units include air-conditioning, DStv, tea/coffee making facilities and mini-bar fridge.

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Activities at the resort

Keep your wedding guests entertained. The golf course has a couple of dams and a river with a small waterfall. There are also two tennis courts, badminton, volleyball, swing ball, fishing, mountain bike trails and much more!

Golfers will love the 18-hole adventure golf course.

The best walks and hiking trails offered in the Drakensberg are only a ten-minute drive from the resort. The area also offers various activities that include canopy tours, horse riding, paintball, trout fishing, river rafting, quad biking and bowling greens as well as a bird of prey display center and the world-renowned Drakensburg Boys Choir.

Reviews from previous Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort guests

“Loved our stay. Peaceful and relaxing, kids were always busy so we had time to relax. This has been our go to place for the past 4 years and have always enjoyed it with no issues and will definitely be back,” wrote suraiyachetty on their TripAdvisor page.

Vijay127 added; “Terry and his team are superstars. Place is clean and well maintained in spite of limited trading during these times. Food was great value for money and the resort is a haven for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.”

Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort is located at Sub 16 of the Farm Heartsease, Cathkin Park, in Central Drakensberg. Here is their location on Google Maps. For bookings, call +27 (0) 36 468 1300 or email and visit them online at Follow them on Facebook HERE.



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