Makana Tourism - Grahamstown - Alicedale - Riebeeck East - Salem - Seven Fountains - Sidbury

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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)

  • Mooi Meisies Guest House
    Mooi Meisies Guest House is situated in the peaceful village of Riebeeck East, just 39kms from Grahamstown. An ideal family getaway!
  • Kariega Game Reserve Main Lodge
    This malaria-free "Big 5" Private Game Reserve incorporates constrasting riverine, bushveld and grassland eco-systems and is bordered by the picturesque Kariega and Bushmans Rivers.
  • Bejas Best Homestay
    Bejas Best Homestay at 10 Helm Street is a cosy homestay in a quiet neighbourhood behind Kingswood College.
  • 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.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Ladies 1st Driving School
    Ladies 1st Driving School helps you to learn to drive with confidence and caution.
  • 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!

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