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)

  • Bella's Guest House
    Bella's Self Catering Guest House is situated in Somerset Heights in Grahamstown and consists of four individual luxury units.
  • Bartholomew's Loft & Corner House
    Bartholomew's Loft is centrally situated, with self catering accommodation and a bed and breakfast option, ideally suited to families or friends travelling together in the Eastern Cape.
  • 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.
  • Colonel Graham Guest House
    Colonel Graham Guest House in the Eastern Cape city of Grahamstown offers the ideal blend of historical charm & modern day comforts in the tranquil environs of Landsdowne Road and is ideally situated close to the city centre, local private schools and Rhodes University.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

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