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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

Kariega Game Reserve, Salem, Eastern Cape Kariega Game Reserve, Salem, Eastern Cape

Kariega Game Reserve is a 9000ha malaria free, Big 5, pristine game reserve, 140km north of PE and 45km south of Grahamstown ...

Grahamstown Museums Grahamstown Museums

Grahamston has many libraries and museums, including the Albany Museum Complex. See Grahamstown with SA's only 'Camera Obscura'

Kwantu Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape Kwantu Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape

Kwantu Game Reserve has The Big 5, an Elephant Sanctuary, a wildlife rehabilitation centre and an educational and reptile centre

Bushmans Sands Golf Course, Alicedale, Eastern Cape Bushmans Sands Golf Course, Alicedale, Eastern Cape

Bushmans Sands Golf Course was designed by golfing great Gary Player. Situated in Alicedale about an hour from Port Elizabeth ...