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

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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)

  • A Stone's Throw Accommodation
    A Stone's Throw accommodation is nestled on the hilltops above Grahamstown. Offering country living "A Stone's Throw" from the University town of Grahamstown, where you can enjoy panoramic vistas and witness gorgeous sunsets from a spacious garden setting which is surrounded by open countryside. A Stone's Throw is situated as an ideal stopover between the Garden Route and KwaZulu Natal, just 2km's off the N2, outside Grahamstown, home to the National Arts Festival and City of Saints and Scholars, a seven minute drive into the city centre of Makana Grahamstown. The beaches of Kenton-on-Sea, Kasouga, and Port Alfred are nearby and the Great Fish River Reserves, Addo Elephant Park and Port Elizabeth are just over one hour away.
  • Crown River Safari
    The Crown River lodge situated on the waters edge, offers direct access to the water for sunset- and river-cruisers and canoeing. The Lodge sleeps 8 guests, 4 bedrooms en-suite. Afternoons are enjoyed watching various antelope and warthog drinking at the water’s edge.
  • 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.
  • Dikkop Vlakte
    The magnificent 1892 mansion on Dikkop Vlakte farm is just 40kms from Grahamstown on the R350 to Bedford. Just the place to getaway from it all.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Licalicious Comfort Line
    We offer luxury and comfort-line shuttle and travel services with professional and reliable drivers. Groups of 5-7: R1600 between Grahamstown and Port Elizabeth.
  • IPC Estate Agents
    The difference between the ordinary and the extraordinary is that we do that little extra.

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