Grahamstown Tourism

Grahamstown (Afrikaans: Grahamstad, Xhosa: iRhini) is a town of about 70,000 people in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. It is situated about 110 kilometres (70 mi) northeast of Port Elizabeth and 130 kilometres (80 mi) southwest of East London. Grahamstown is the largest town in the Makana Local Municipality, and the seat of the municipal council. It also hosts Rhodes University, the Eastern Cape Division of the High Court, and a diocese of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa and 6 South African Infantry Battalion.

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Looking for travel information about Grahamstown? Explore the best travel advice on Grahamstown, South Africa. When planning a trip to Grahamstown, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Port Elizabeth. Port Elizabeth, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like The Boardwalk Casino And Entertainment World, Kragga Kamma Game Park, Fushin. Also, to reach Grahamstown, you'll have to take a flight to Port Elizabeth; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

  • Know the pollution level of Grahamstown before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 91.67 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 83.33 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 83.33 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 66.67 (High)
  • How safe is Grahamstown for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Grahamstown.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 60.29 (High)
    • Pollution Index 70.69 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 3.5 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Grahamstown

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.81 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 20.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 54.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.67 USD

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