Makana Tourism - Grahamstown - Alicedale - Riebeeck East - Salem - Seven Fountains - Sidbury

Molo Makana / Welcome to Makana

The City of Grahamstown together with the nearby towns of Alicedale and Riebeeck East and the quaint villages of Fort Brown, Salem, Seven Fountains and Sidbury make up the Makana Municipality in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. French Text German Text


This region also forms part of the popular Frontier Country route - so named because it was literally the 19th century frontier between the British Cape Colony and the Xhosa territories.  It was the scene of first contact, cultural clashes, confusion and, inevitably, conflict.  Much of what happened here set the tone for South Africa's turbulent multi-cultural history.

Fast gaining in popularity, our small part of the world offers visitors easy access to the unspoilt beaches of the Sunshine Coast and premier game reserves in a malaria -and bilharzia-free environment. View the Big 5, enjoy our spectacularly rugged scenery, immerse yourself in our rich history and enjoy our warm hospitality!

Featured Accommodation on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Kariega Game Reserve Main Lodge
    This malaria-free "Big 5" Private Game Reserve incorporates constrasting riverine, bushveld and grassland eco-systems and is bordered by the picturesque Kariega and Bushmans Rivers.
  • 11 Worcester-on-Durban
    11 Worcester-on-Durban is situated directly opposite Diocesan School for Girls (DSG) on Worcester Street. It is 400m from St Andrew's College and a kilometer from the Rhodes University campus and the Peppergrove shopping and restaurant mall. Access to the guest rooms is on Durban Street but guests may use pedestrian access onto Worcester Street from their accommodation.
  • Kwam e-Makana
    Comfortable ekasi style accommodation and warmest hospitality in the friendly township of Grahamstown at affordable rates
  • Big Tree B & B
    Tranquility, peace and quiet in a beautiful garden, with birdsong to welcome you into a new day. Sitting under any of the two huge trees, where you can have your tea, is a special pleasure.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • IPC Estate Agents
    The difference between the ordinary and the extraordinary is that we do that little extra.
  • National Arts Festival
    Grahamstown has been associated with carnivals and festivals for more than 180 years as British immigrants established the tradition of celebrating landmark anniversaries on a grand scale. When a movement gained ground last century to erect a memorial to these pioneers it was agreed that it should be a “living” monument presenting festivals, conferences and other gatherings and so the National Arts Festival was born.

Foto-Fence Competition

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The judges are looking for photographs taken by ordinary Grahamstonians “reflecting their life in and attitude toward their city” in four categories: City/land scapes; Afro-futurists & selfies; Life up-close; and Live–action.

Entry forms available at Makana Tourism (63 High Street). Closing Date: 13 February 2015.

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