You can find Seven Fountains Farm in the Frontier Country, Eastern Cape. A hauntingly beautiful region with a lot to offer; it’s a vibrant mix of all the best that Africa has to offer. With Makhanda (Grahamstown) at its centre, the Frontier Country is one of the most diverse ecological regions in South Africa, with a variety of biomes that provide unspoilt and spectacular scenery. The area is malaria free – no malaria medication is necessary when you visit us. Seven Fountains Farm is surrounded by the best wildlife reserves in the Eastern Cape. Like Pumba, Addo Elephant National Park, Shamwari Game Reserve, Lalibela, Sibuya, Kariega and so on. So you can spot the Big Five in the Game Reserves, or you will spot them if you drive to our farm. We’ve seen lions, rhino’s and elephants. Off course behind fences. Less than an hour away you can find the Indian Ocean and its Sunshine Coast. Kenton-on-Sea lies where tow rivers open up to a sea frond of unspoilt beaches with undulating dune fields as well as interesting rock formations. Whales and dolphins how themselves in regularly.
Port Alfred is a beautiful port town where guests can hire a boat and cruise down the river. Kayaking, surfing and horse-back riding is also available here. We can organize all sorts of activities on request. Port Elizabeth is the biggest city in the Eastern Cape, and boasts shopping malls, a big beach and all big-city comforts.
Throughout the Frontier Country there are some amazing hiking trails that will show you what this region is all about
Closeby are the Two-River Trail, Assegaai Trail and trails in different nature reserves which promise great adventure.
There are plenty of sports in the Eastern Cape. Golf enthousiasts can get their swing on at the golf courses of Makhanda (Grahamstown) or Port Alfred.
The oldest cricket field in South Africa is only 20 minutes drive away. It is located in the small village Salem.
All kinds of watersports can be played at the beach towns. Sports as football and rugby can be enjoyed in the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
Only a 20 minute drive away is the city of Makhanda, formerly known as Grahamstown. The many schools and famous university make it a vibrant town with nice places to visit.
Makhanda is a melting pot of the many and varied cultures that have met and mingled here over the last 200 years. The City’s eventful past is reflected in its unique historical buildings. With over 70 heritage sites, Grahamstown offers the best collection of Georgian, Victorian and early Edwardian architecture in the country.