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.

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!

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  • 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.
  • A Stone's Throw B&B
    Country living 4km form Grahamstown centre. Ideal stop-over off N2 between KZN and Garden Route. Less then 5 minutes drive from city centre, A stone's throw away.... stunning sunsets - country garden setting - spectacular view - bird lover's delight - swimming pool - scenic walks.
  • Hilton House
    Hilton House is a B&B, which also offers self catering facilities, on the farm Hilton. It is situated 20km north of Grahamstown on the R350 to Bedford. It is a 15min drive on 11km of tar & 9km of good gravel. We are proudly graded 2 Pineapples by the Grahamstown Hospitality Guild.
  • Huntshoek Safaris
    Perched high on the banks of the Fish River our Huntshoek Lodge offers a luxuriously relaxing getaway.

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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!

The Best of the Cape Travel Guide 2013/14

Brabys' well known The Best of the Cape Travel Guide is now in stock at Makana Tourism.

Grahamstown and Frontier Country are featured from Pages 42 onwards.

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