Golden Horse Casino

Scottsville is now home, not only to its well known race course, but to the largest horse statue in the world - a 14 metre Pegasus

KwaZulu Natal Tourist AttractionsThe Golden Horse Casino

The Pegasus proudly greets visitors to the Golden Horse casino, which is a four-star luxury hotel in Pietermaritzburg.

Where? 45 New England Road, Pietermaritzburg, 3201, Natal Midlands

When? Open daily.

Who? +27 (0)33 395-8136

Overnight? See Pietermaritzburg accommodation, in Natal Midlands

The Pegasus was known as the horse god in Greek mythology and was sired by Poseidon, the god of the sea.

Sixteen additional Tang horses line the path to the casino entrance, and these and the carved panels framing the front door, which are reproductions of Assyrian panels from 500BC, were specifically commissioned for the Golden Horse Casino. The casino complex provides 96 luxury rooms and a casino, and has views over Scottsville Race Course.

Three restaurants, ranging from barbeque buffet to Indian cuisine, are available along with a bar and a fast food court. Conferencing facilities are also on offer.

Popular Attractions near Golden Horse Casino

Burger Street Jail


The Burger Street Jail was closed in 1989 and sections of the jail are open today for tours. The building is now run by Project Gateway, a Christian self-help project, and features a craft shop and coffee shop. The original jail was built in 1862...

More info and contact details: Burger Street Jail

Old Colonial Building


Part of Pietermaritzburg’s colonial history lies in the proud Old Colonial Building, which has stood on Church Street since 1899. The colonnaded front facade was completed in 1901 and was home to various government offices over the years...

More info and contact details: Old Colonial Building

Pietermaritzburg Botanical Garden


One of ten national botanical gardens, Pietermaritzburg's Botanical Gardens occupy an ancient floodplain and hillside on the edge of a mist belt that creates an atmosphere, on days when the mists roll in, something like that of a Dickens novel...

More info and contact details: Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens

Did you know?

The Scottsville Race Course is conveniently located next door to the casino. The track is open on selected days. In late May the Golden Horse Casino sponsors the annual Golden Horse Sprint.

©Unauthorised use of the
photos is strictly prohibited.

SA-Venues.com has been assisting travellers with their South African holiday plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German.

SA-Venues.com © All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap