Golden Horse Casino KZN

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Inspired by the glamour, excitement, and extravagance of horseracing, the Golden Horse Casino offers an exhilarating entertainment playground. Located next to the Scottsville Racecourse in the Midlands, it’s the perfect entertainment destination to let your hair down and experience the thrills of the casino, fabulous restaurants, and exciting events. Hands down, a front runner for one of the best entertainment destinations in the Midlands. 

Whether you’re in the mood for some excitement in the casino, or you wanting to find out if the odds are in your favor at the racecourse, Golden Horse Casino offers an exhilarating experience. In addition to the casino and racecourse, guests can indulge in live entertainment at the Derby Lounge, enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many superb restaurants or treat yourself to an overnight stay at one of the Southern Sun hotels on the property. Get in on the action and explore everything that Golden Horse Casino has to offer.




Let the games begin. 

Have your chance to strike it lucky in one of the best casinos in Kwa-Zulu natal. Whether you’re a seasoned gambler or just playing for fun, you’ll be spoilt for choice with over 450 slot machines and 22 casino table games. 

Offering slot machines in both the smoking and non-smoking sections, they are available in slots video, slots poker, and slots roulette. The casino offers convenient, cashless, smart card gaming technology on all slot machines. This allows guests to play slot machines with different denominations using the same card. 

The Golden Horse casino also has 22 casino tables that offer from American Roulette, Blackjack, and Poker. The friendly staff is more than happy to show guests how to play each table game. 

Salon Prive 

For players who are looking for the more intimate and private game experience, the Golden Horse Casino offers a Salon Prive. This area offers exclusivity, privacy, and a premium environment with high standards of personalized service to meet the needs of every guest.

Restaurants and Bars

Whether you’re in the mood for a classic burger and chips, fresh seafood, or a decadent curry, the Golden Horse Casino has everything under one roof. 

Asian Fusion offers a slice of Indian cuisine, while the popular franchise group John Dory’s caters to seafood enthusiasts. Head to Vigour and Verve for a great vibe and even better food or dish up to your heart’s content at the sensational buffet restaurant Rockafellas. 

There is a restaurant option for every taste. From the food on the go-to family-friendly dining options, you’re sure to find something that tickles your fancy. 


Pietermaritzburg’s finest entertainment attractions 

Entertainment options are endless at Golden Horse Casino. From exciting nightlife and fun things for the kids to enjoy a racecourse, live entertainment, and an elegant conference centre. 

Family fun is the name of the game at Golden Horse Casino. With a wide range of activities to keep the kids entertained, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy a great evening out. 

  • Edu-Care Centre – Experienced and trained childminders will ensure your little ones are not only kept safe while you enjoy your evening but have loads of fun too.
  • The Olwazini Discovery and Computer Centre – This social investment project has been designed to bring learning to life through science and culture and will keep your kids stimulated for hours. 
  • The Magic Company – Offering the latest arcade games, children of all ages will enjoy this interactive, action-packed adventure world. 

For guests looking to unwind and explore the casino and entertainment complex, Golden Horse offers a variety of entertainment options. 

  • Livewell Boutique Spa – Sophistication and style emerge in this five-star boutique spa. Offering a range of relaxing treatments such as massage therapy, manicure, pedicures, and facials, it is the perfect indulgence to revitalize your mind, body, and soul. 
  • Scottsville Race Course – The iconic oval-shaped 2300 metre race-course offers a world-class horse racing experiencing to guests. The modern amenities incorporate the very best in elegance and comfort. The racecourse offers a variety of restaurants and bars for guests to enjoy the finest horse racing experience. 
  • Golden Horse driving range – For guests wanting to improve their golfing handicap, Golden Horse offers a driving range. Grab the family, a bucket of balls, and improve your swing. 

Local attractions – The Golden Horse Casino is located in one of the most beautiful parts of South Africa, the Midlands. Guaranteed to take your breath away, the beauty and variety of the local attractions found along the Midland Meander will be a day well spent. 

Take a drive and explore a few of these famous attractions:

– The Drakensberg

– Karkloof Canopy Tour

– Nelson Mandela Capture Site

– Howick Falls

– Nottingham Road Brewery 

– Chocolate Heaven 



Offering a choice of two comfortable and well-equipped hotels, The Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg and StayEasy Pietermaritzburg, an overnight stay at Golden Horse is worth every penny. 

The Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg is the only hotel in the country that caters to horse racing fanatics. The 96 roomed property offers the very best in 4-star luxury accommodation. 

Just a short drive away is the 127 roomed StayEasy Pietermaritzburg. Situated across from the Midlands Liberty Mall, the hotel offers affordable and comfortable accommodation in the heart of Pietermaritzburg.

Meetings and Conferences

Planning an important corporate conference, special celebration, or business meeting? Golden Horse conference centre has you covered. From the initial planning, menu selection and hiring of equipment to final set up with perfect décor and state-of-the-art technical equipment, the experienced and professional event planners at Golden Horse Casino will ensure your conference, meeting, or special event is a great success. 

Overlooking the glamourous Scottsville Racecourse, the casino offers the perfect setting. With a variety of venue options to choose from catering to up to 400 guests, Golden Horse Casino is the ideal location for your next big event. 

Golden Horse Casino offers an entertainment experience truly unique in every way. From an exciting and exhilarating casino experience to great restaurants, live entertainment, kid-friendly entertainment options as well as a world-class racecourse. Exuding glamour and extravagance, Golden Horse Casino is a sure bet.



Contact Details:

Province: Kwazulu-Natal
Address: 45 New England Road, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg
Phone: +27 33 395 8000


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