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)

  • Durham Cottage
    Durham Cottage is close to Kingswood College and an easy 10 min. walk to the center of Grahamstown, with a further 5 min to Rhodes. Durham Cottage is graded 3 Pineapples by the Grahamstown Hospitality Guild.
  • Panorama Guest House
    Perched high on the west bank of the Kowie River with a sweeping panoramic view of the Indian Ocean, the Royal Alfred Marina and the Kowie River Valley, Marianne & Rob welcome you to their home.
  • 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.
  • A White House Guest House
    This beautifully renovated home is now trading as a Superior Quality, 4 Star guest house in the historical city of Grahamstown. A Home away from Home - With a Dash of Pamper!

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Fables Bookshop
    Used bookshop specialising in collectables and Africana.
  • Oaktree Properties - rooted in Grahamstown!
    Oaktree Properties is quite literally "rooted in Grahamstown". If it is excellent service and efficiency that you are looking for-contact the specialists in short & long term rentals and property sales.

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