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)

  • Henri House B & B
    Quality accommodation in the heart of Grahamstown.
  • Bartholomew B&B
    Sensible - Quiet - Comfortable! Old home with plenty of charm, elegant rooms, and wonderful breakfasts.
  • 47 Strelitzia
    Please note: We are fully booked for the following dates in 2015: 6 - 9 February 7 - 12 April 2 - 12 July 12 - 15 October This secure, self-catering unit welcomes visitors to Grahamstown and is situated in a tranquil residential area. The spacious, modern unit offers a comfortable, home-away-from home experience.
  • Amberleigh B & B
    Amberleigh B & B offers spacious accommodation within easy reach of Grahamstown's schools, town and University.

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!
  • Goldrush Group
    Goldrush Grahamstown offers Bingo, gaming and entertainment to people wanting a fun night out. Have a bite to eat in our restaurant; our bar is fully-licensed too.

Accommodation and Business Specials

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