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.
  • 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.
  • Evelyn House
    Charming garden setting in city centre. Beautiful 1820's, historic building with pool provides a warm and gracious environment. Ideal for Mini-conferences and smaller functions.
  • 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.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Stewart Armitage Estates
    Stewart Armitage Estates was established in 1964 and has remained a market leader in property in the Grahamstown area.
  • 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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