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:

Excellent service, breakfast was delicious. Oswald was very helpful, I had missed my flight and was running late but he kept calling and asking whether I was safe and ok. Very impressed with the level of service, I will definitely come back again.
Thabo, Johannesburg, South Africa, November 2011
Absolutely great to be back. Service and eye for detail impeccable. Food is excellent.
Ms Nicky Vaders, Germany, January 2012
Fabulous food, excellent service and wonderful atmosphere, very peaceful. Thank you.
Debbie Lillebo-Weisser and Ryan Weisser, U.S.A, June 2011