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

National Arts Festival Jobs 2015

Applications are now open for Temporary positions for the National Arts Festival which takes place from 2 to 12 July 2015.
Application forms are available from the Monument or at Makana Tourism or you can request a digital copy by emailing staff@nationalartsfestival.co.za

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)

  • Bucklands Private Game Reserve
    Bucklands Private Game Reserve is a family run and owned reserve situated just 40km outside of Grahamstown.
  • A Stone's Throw B&B
    A Stone's Throw B&B accommodation is nestled on the hilltops above Grahamstown. Offering country living "A Stone's Throw" from the University town of Grahamstown, where you can enjoy panoramic vistas and witness gorgeous sunsets from a spacious garden setting which is surrounded by open countryside. A Stone's Throw is situated as an ideal stopover between the Garden Route and KwaZulu Natal, just 2km's off the N2, outside Grahamstown, home to the National Arts Festival and City of Saints and Scholars, a seven minute drive into the city centre of Makana Grahamstown. The beaches of Kenton-on-Sea, Kasouga, and Port Alfred are nearby and the Great Fish River Reserves, Addo Elephant Park and Port Elizabeth are just over one hour away.
  • Sheilan House
    The gentle elegance of Sheilan House, a luxurious guest house, that provides all it's guests with a unique experience of friendly hospitality, excellent location and access to the very best in local activities in Port Alfred, South Africa.
  • Hobbiton at Fairwood
    Hobbiton offers schools,businesses and church bookings courses in Leadership Development, Environmental Education, Team Building and Adventure training, as well as providing them with an opportunity to experience the very best of Hogsback and at Grahamstown.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

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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