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

Makana Tourism Souvenirs

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Clocks by Leaza, assortment of "Gift in a Tin" items, rain ponchos, teaspoons, books, Creative City T-shirts, postcards, magnets, mounted photos and heritage scrolls all at affordable prices. Great gifts!

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)

  • The Beach House Guest House
    Perfectly situated on the Port Alfred beachfront, halfway between Port Elizabeth and East London, The Beach House offers spectacular accommodation with unmatched grace and attention to detail, ideal for business or pleasure.
  • 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.
  • 47 Strelitzia
    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. Please note: We are fully booked for the following dates in 2014: 13-16 October
  • Pumba Private Game Reserve
    Awaken your soul and escape to the wild and magical African Safari destination that is Pumba Private Game Reserve. This hidden gem offers the ultimate in African Safari luxury in a malaria-free environment

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.
  • Fables Bookshop
    Used bookshop specialising in collectables and Africana.

The Best of the Cape Travel Guide 2013/14

A few copies of Brabys' well known The Best of the Cape Travel Guide 2013/14 are still available at Makana Tourism.

This FREE full colour glossy guide features Grahamstown and Frontier Country from Pages 42 onwards.

Accommodation Specials

Have you seen our special offers on accommodation? Click on our Specials button for more information.


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