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)

  • 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.
  • Mhambi - The Traveller B&B
    Colourful, private and secure, Mhambi cottage lies at the top of George Street looking up to Makana’s Kop in Grahamstown.
  • Kichaka Private Game Reserve
    Set between two streams in a lush bushveld valley, Kichaka Lodge is an exclusive five star lodge located within a Big 5 game reserve, in the malaria-free Eastern Cape.
  • Sheilan House
    The gentle elegance of Sheilan House, a luxurious guest house, that provides all it's guests with a unique experience of friendly hospitality, excellent location and access to the very best in local activities in Port Alfred, South Africa.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • National Arts Festival
    Grahamstown has been associated with carnivals and festivals for more than 180 years as British immigrants established the tradition of celebrating landmark anniversaries on a grand scale. When a movement gained ground last century to erect a memorial to these pioneers it was agreed that it should be a “living” monument presenting festivals, conferences and other gatherings and so the National Arts Festival was born.
  • Rhodes University Conferencing Division
    Rhodes University has a diverse range of conference venues that can cater for all your conferencing needs. Added to this it also can fulfill most accommodation and catering needs associated with a conference.

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