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

  • Henry The Eighteenth
    Situated 1km from the city centre, Henry The Eighteenth offers elegant and affordable accommodation for single guests and groups of up to twelve people.
  • Wylie's Farm Stay
    Wylie's Farm Stay is ideally situated for guests attending the National Arts Festival as the N2 takes one straight to the Settler's Monument where numerous events take place.
  • Crown River Safari
    The Crown River lodge situated on the waters edge, offers direct access to the water for sunset- and river-cruisers and canoeing. The Lodge sleeps 8 guests, 4 bedrooms en-suite. Afternoons are enjoyed watching various antelope and warthog drinking at the water’s edge.
  • Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery & Guesthouse
    Benedictine monasteries are never without guests, and the guesthouse at Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery continues a centuries old tradition of offering hospitality to both individuals and groups.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Brochure Management Eastern Cape
    Brochure Management Eastern Cape is an all women owned and operated operation. Services include a broad spectrum of tourism brand and marketing activities, with key focus on strategic brand development and marketing strategy development, helping to ensure clients achieve the best return on investment through careful consideration of the marketing mix. Brochure Management also offers assistance with certain Events Management aspects, PR & Marketing for events as well as Events safety & risk matters.
  • South African Heritage Resources Agency
    SAHRA Grahamstown is based at the Old Gaol in Somerset Street opposite the Albany Museum.

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To be held at the Town Hall, Church Square, Grahamstown

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