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

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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)

  • Bucklands Private Game Reserve
    Bucklands Private Game Reserve is a family run and owned reserve situated just 40km outside of Grahamstown.
  • Makana Resort
    Makana Resort is situated on the fringe of the Grahamstown CBD. Any destination in the centre of Grahamstown is within easy walking distance. The resort itself could be compared to a village, with its compact, yet roomy layout. All units are private and the setting is quaint, with tree-lined roads adding to the resort's charm.
  • 11 Worcester-on-Durban
    11 Worcester-on-Durban is situated directly opposite Diocesan School for Girls (DSG) on Worcester Street. It is 400m from St Andrew's College and a kilometer from the Rhodes University campus and the Peppergrove shopping and restaurant mall. Access to the guest rooms is on Durban Street but guests may use pedestrian access onto Worcester Street from their accommodation.
  • Coombs Lodge
    Situated approximately halfway between Durban and Cape Town, Coombs Lodge is a sixteen bed, stone, thatch and tented bush-camp, nestled in amongst secluded Eastern Cape valley-forest. Set on an 80 ha small-holding adjacent to the N2, approximately 20 minutes (28km) on the East London side of Grahamstown. The Reserve teems with a variety of bird species and small game and is an ideal retreat for nature lovers.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Goldrush Group
    Goldrush Grahamstown offers Bingo, gaming and entertainment to people wanting a fun night out. Have a bite to eat in our restaurant; our bar is fully-licensed too.
  • Fables Bookshop
    Used bookshop specialising in collectables and Africana.

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