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!

Featured Accommodation on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Panorama Guest House
    Perched high on the west bank of the Kowie River with a sweeping panoramic view of the Indian Ocean, the Royal Alfred Marina and the Kowie River Valley, Marianne & Rob welcome you to their home.
  • Arthur's Seat B & B
    Arthur's Seat is situated in a tranquil, tree-lined suburban street. It is a mid-19th century character home furnished with many lovely antiques and is within walking distance of private schools (15 mins) & the city centre (10 mins). Arthur's seat is graded 2 Pineapples by the Grahamstown Hospitality Guild.
  • Bella's Guest House
    Bella's Self Catering Guest House is situated in Somerset Heights in Grahamstown and consists of four individual luxury units.
  • Bartholomew's Loft B & B
    Bartholomew's Loft is centrally situated, with self catering accommodation and a bed and breakfast option, ideally suited to families or friends travelling together in the Eastern Cape.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Fables Bookshop
    Used bookshop specialising in collectables and Africana.
  • Oaktree Properties - rooted in Grahamstown!
    Oaktree Properties is quite literally "rooted in Grahamstown". If it is excellent service and efficiency that you are looking for-contact the specialists in short & long term rentals and property sales.

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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