Just 250 kilometers from Durban and 400 km from Johannesburg, the famous Cathedral Peak Hotel is easily accessible to its many visitors from all over South Africa and abroad. 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.
Cathedral Peak Hotel’s many indoor facilities include table tennis, a games room, fully equipped gym with steam bath and a beauty therapist where you are encouraged to relax and be pampered with one of the many treatments available from Peak Performance Vitality Centre.
Cathedral Peak Hotel guests enjoy free daily guided hikes (including walks to Bushman paintings and beautiful waterfalls). There are a choice of 18 different walks and hikes, ranging from gentle river-side ambles suitable for the whole family to the challenging hike and climb to the summit of Cathedral Peak itself. In addition there is bird-spotting, archery, horse and pony rides, mountain bike trails (bikes can be hired), a marked jogging route, Tennis, squash, bowls, outdoor chess, beach volleyball, badminton, floodlit mini-adventure golf, a 10m climbing tower, heated & cold outdoor swimming pools, fly fishing, quad bike riding and helicopter sightseeing flights.
The immaculate 9-hole golf course situated on the hotel property offers alternate tees for an 18-hole game. The club house boasts rest rooms, a lounge area, pub (Philip’s Pholy) and a terrace with panoramic Drakensberg mountain views – the perfect 19th hole. The length of the course is 5542m and the course is graded a par 70.
Cathedral Peak Hotel is also a welcome family retreat with a host of children’s facilities including pony rides, a children’s playground, jumping castle, heated paddling pool and trampoline.
The hospitable staff and management look forward to welcoming all guests to an unforgettable Drakensberg experience.