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)

  • 4 Carnoustie Guest House
    4 Carnoustie Guest House welcomes you to their relaxed, luxury guest house. Breath taking sea, golf course and wild life views. 4 Carnoustie offers B&B and self-catering accommodation. All B&B rooms have double doors leading out onto balcony with stunning panoramic views.
  • Amblewood B & B
    Amblewood B 'n B offers you a comfortable 'home away from home' in historic Grahamstown. Amblewood has a 3 Pineapple grading from the Grahamstown Hospitality Guild.
  • English Lavender
    This quaint and comfortable accommodation can be found on the sunny side of Grahamstown in Lawrence Street. The units are inviting, affordable and offer a family warmth.
  • 1A St Aidans Guest Cottage
    St. Aidan’s Guest Cottage is a beautifully restored old stone cottage and while many of the original features have been preserved, the emphasis is on cosiness and comfort.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Fables Bookshop
    Used bookshop specialising in collectables and Africana.
  • 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.

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