At the heart of the tourist route known as Frontier Country, Grahamstown, along with towns and villages like Alicedale, Sidbury, Salem, Riebeeck East and Bedford, is part of one of the most diverse ecological regions in South Africa, with thousands of hectares devoted to nature and game conservation, in a malaria-free environment, and a history steeped in forts, conflict and strife.

Grahamstown lies at the intersection of four very different climatic zones, leading to its unpredictable weather pattern, which many locals will tell you often results in four seasons per day!
Frontier Country boasts the magnificent BIG 5 in numerous game reserves surrounding Grahamstown.  We recommend the following for a great bush experience:

A most enjoyable visit. Thank you for your warm hospitality.
Jenny Nel, Somerset West South Africa, September 2011
Fabulous food, excellent service and wonderful atmosphere, very peaceful. Thank you.
Debbie Lillebo-Weisser and Ryan Weisser, U.S.A, June 2011
Loved our stay. The history of this place is humbling. Love the Cat.
Dominique, Frances, Elsabe Egan, Johannesburg, South Africa, September 2011