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)

  • 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.
  • Langholm Farm
    Cosy 2 bedroom self-catering cottage on a working pineapple and cattle farm. Children love the freedom of the farm and Mom and Dad can enjoy plenty of fresh air and relax in the quiet of the countryside.
  • Henri House B & B
    Quality accommodation in the heart of Grahamstown.
  • Whethu Backpackers
    With clean facilities and a friendly staff Whethu Backpackers is the perfect launching point for those wanting to explore Grahamstown. We can sleep 30 in accommodation ranging from dorms to private family rooms, as well as another 15 people camping in our spacious back garden.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Omni Technologies
    Omni Technologies (Pty) Ltd was recently announced as a Premier KYOCERA Document Solutions Partner in the Eastern Cape. In partnership with our sister company, NRG Solutions (Pty) Ltd, we are now the largest supplier of KYOCERA Document Solutions South Africa’s award winning KYOCERA copiers, printers, multi-functional office products and solutions, in the province.
  • 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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