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)

  • Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve
    Oeana Beach & Wildlife Reserve Situated outside Port Alfred, in the malaria-free Eastern Cape region, you’ll find Oceana, set on seven kilometers of private beachfront, overlooking the Indian Ocean. With a romantic setting like no other, plenty of privacy and superb service, Oceana provides the best of both worlds – beach and bush. It’s an exclusive opulent lodge with ten spacious private suites amid lush rolling green hills featuring daily game drives, horse riding and endless water activities
  • Hobbiton at Fairwood
    Hobbiton offers schools,businesses and church bookings courses in Leadership Development, Environmental Education, Team Building and Adventure training, as well as providing them with an opportunity to experience the very best of Hogsback and at Grahamstown.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Fables Bookshop
    Used bookshop specialising in collectables and Africana.
  • Eco Car Hire
    Since Eco Car Hire and Van Rental opened its doors in 2006, the company has provided various clients with tailor made solutions to their vehicle hiring needs. Eco offers a complete range of car and van hire solutions at affordable rates for both domestic and international travelers in Port Elizabeth and East London.

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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