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)

  • Mimosa Bed and Breakfast
    Enjoy the charm and elegance of a bygone era in one of Grahamstown’s beautiful old Victorian homes, commissioned by A.N. White in the heyday of Grahamstown’s trading era.
  • Tipuana B & B
    A two bedroom flat with kitchen, bath and shower and separate toilet as well as a small two bedroomed flat with double bed, kitchenette, en-suite shower. Both B&B and self-catering facilities. Secure parking and premises is protected by electric fence.
  • Henry The Eighteenth
    Situated 1km from the city centre, Henry The Eighteenth offers elegant and affordable accommodation for single guests and groups of up to twelve people.
  • Courtlands B&B
    Courtlands is situated in the town and is cosy, comfortable and convenient. We are 50 meters from the entrance to Rhodes University, and surrounded by quaint restaurants and coffee shops.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Makana Edutourism
    Makana Edutourism promotes and facilitates travel for the purpose of learning in the Makana region of the Eastern Cape. Whether it's volunteering, adventure, formal studies or less formal learning and training opportunities gap year or work experience opportunities, wildlife and the great outdoors, heritage and culture, festivals and conferencing, or a wide range of experiences, IT'S ALL RIGHT HERE!
  • Stewart Armitage Estates
    Stewart Armitage Estates was established in 1964 and has remained a market leader in property in the Grahamstown area.

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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