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:

Thank you again for your excellent service and great hospitality. You were all especially kind to my daughter after her wisdom tooth operation. We will be back for 'O' week for student number 2.
Kim and Cam Skerrit, KZN, South Africa, November 2011
That was exactly the right place to get our batteries reloaded after our trip from Durban. Great food and service!
Kirsten and Rudifer Harenberg, Bonn, Germany, September 2011
Immediate, helpful service throughout our stay. Good, very tasty food. We enjoyed staying in a well preserved historic home.
Mr and Mrs Marklew, Hermanus, South Africa, August 2011