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

National Arts Festival Jobs 2015

Applications are now open for Temporary positions for the National Arts Festival which takes place from 2 to 12 July 2015.
Application forms are available from the Monument or at Makana Tourism or you can request a digital copy by emailing staff@nationalartsfestival.co.za

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)

  • Kariega Game Reserve Main Lodge
    This malaria-free "Big 5" Private Game Reserve incorporates constrasting riverine, bushveld and grassland eco-systems and is bordered by the picturesque Kariega and Bushmans Rivers.
  • Huntshoek Safaris
    Perched high on the banks of the Fish River our Huntshoek Lodge offers a luxuriously relaxing getaway.
  • Big Tree B & B
    Tranquility, peace and quiet in a beautiful garden, with birdsong to welcome you into a new day. Sitting under any of the two huge trees, where you can have your tea, is a special pleasure.
  • Henry The Eighteenth
    Situated 1km from the city centre, Henry The Eighteenth offers elegant and affordable accommodation for single guests and groups of up to twelve people.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

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

EC Talent Search 2015

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For more info contact: 043 704 7545

Cinema Under the Stars

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