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Frontier Country

Frontier Country, Eastern Cape, South AfricaThe Frontier Country region in the Eastern Cape has its name rooted in the conflict that took place in this area in the 1800′s. Grahamstown was the launch pad for the 100 years of military skirmishes between the Xhosa nation and the new frontier farmer settlers. The conflict revolved around cattle – from land disputes and grazing ownership to cross border rustling. To support this military initiative, Grahamstown became the centre of the region which includes the towns of Alicedale, Sid...

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The National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape The National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

The National Arts Festival which takes place around the end of June over 15 days into July, is the biggest cultural festival in Af

The Provost Prison, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape The Provost Prison, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

Would you like to experience what it was like to sleep behind bars in the 1800’s? The provost prison was built for military ...

Lalibela Game Reserve, Frontier Country, Eastern Cape Lalibela Game Reserve, Frontier Country, Eastern Cape

Lalibela Game Reserve an excellent choice for a Big 5 game experience on a Garden Route vacation. Just north of Port Elizabeth ...

Thomas Baines Nature Reserve, Frontier Country, Eastern Cape Thomas Baines Nature Reserve, Frontier Country, Eastern Cape

The Thomas Baines Nature Reserve, only 12km from Grahamstown, off the N2 towards Port Elizabeth, is ideal for a day trip to enjoy

Great Fish River Reserve, Frontier Country, Eastern Cape Great Fish River Reserve, Frontier Country, Eastern Cape

The Great Fish River Reserve is 45000ha of pristine wilderness offering big game, hiking, bird watching in the Eastern Cape ...

Shamwari Game Reserve, Eastern Cape Shamwari Game Reserve, Eastern Cape

No fewer than seven 5-star luxury lodges on the 25 000ha Big 5 Shamwari Game Reserve offer unbeatable game viewing experiences

Makana Botanical Gardens, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Makana Botanical Gardens, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

Established in 1853, the Makana Botanical Gardens in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, is said to be the second oldest botanical gardens

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape

Near Grahamstown, Kwandwe is a lush and beautiful Big 5 and Chateau and Relaix safari destination with strictly private options

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