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)

  • Graham Hotel
    Situated in Grahamstown city center. Modern and inviting refurbished Hotel. Close to Cinemas, museums, Rhodes University and private schools. With 3 conference rooms.
  • Huntshoek Safaris
    Perched high on the banks of the Fish River our Huntshoek Lodge offers a luxuriously relaxing getaway.
  • Arthur's Seat B & B
    Arthur's Seat is situated in a tranquil, tree-lined suburban street. It is a mid-19th century character home furnished with many lovely antiques and is within walking distance of private schools (15 mins) & the city centre (10 mins). Arthur's seat is graded 2 Pineapples by the Grahamstown Hospitality Guild.
  • Evelyn House
    Charming garden setting in city centre. Beautiful 1820's, historic building with pool provides a warm and gracious environment. Ideal for Mini-conferences and smaller functions.

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.
  • Stewart Armitage Estates
    Stewart Armitage Estates was established in 1964 and has remained a market leader in property in the Grahamstown area.

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