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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)

  • Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery & Guesthouse
    Benedictine monasteries are never without guests, and the guesthouse at Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery continues a centuries old tradition of offering hospitality to both individuals and groups.
  • Coombs Lodge
    Situated approximately halfway between Durban and Cape Town, Coombs Lodge is a sixteen bed, stone, thatch and tented bush-camp, nestled in amongst secluded Eastern Cape valley-forest. Set on an 80 ha small-holding adjacent to the N2, approximately 20 minutes (28km) on the East London side of Grahamstown. The Reserve teems with a variety of bird species and small game and is an ideal retreat for nature lovers.
  • Nan's Nest B&B
    Hospitality and friendliness are the two watch words at Nan’s Nest, so it will be easy to make yourself at home.
  • Huntshoek Safaris
    Perched high on the banks of the Fish River our Huntshoek Lodge offers a luxuriously relaxing getaway.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • IPC Estate Agents
    The difference between the ordinary and the extraordinary is that we do that little extra.
  • Stewart Armitage Estates
    Stewart Armitage Estates was established in 1964 and has remained a market leader in property in the Grahamstown area.

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