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Map of Africa was breathtaking, but just further down the road was also an amazing lookout of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Em v
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Worth a view if you are in the area

If you are in the area (Wilderness,garden route) then it’s worth a little drive up the hill to go... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
joletta-luise
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Map of Africa was breathtaking, but just further down the road was also an amazing lookout of the Wilderness coast, which not many people know about. It was so worth the bumpy gravel, winding road!

Thank Em v
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are in the area (Wilderness,garden route) then it’s worth a little drive up the hill to go and check this out. Makes for a pretty picture. While you are up there take the opportunity to go see the view on the opposite side...More

Thank joletta-luise
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The paragliding site offers an expansive view of Indian Ocean. I would love to be back for an afternoon of picnic.

Thank Debbiehmw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Defnitaly something worth seeing. Unbelievable and amazing. The drive to the map of africa is also beautiful

Thank asteyn2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was not very impressed with the view as it is just another viewpoint. The river around the hill does look similar to a map of Africa, but that is all. A long drive there and a bit disappointing.

Thank HermanK449
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the sun set we huddled together to catch the last few rays. What a pretty view & a lovely place for a sundowner. The area was neat & clean.

Thank 38ninad
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Amazing however you need abit of an imagination when you look out into the open the mountains are shaped like the map however very important the outlining is the way the water (river) outlines the area that give it the shape. my tip is go...More

Thank Haseena R
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We went to this viewpoint out of curiosity and we certainly weren’t disappointed. There were very few people there so we got perfect views. The map of Africa is just natural forest where two rivers meet and it looks like a map! And just a...More

1  Thank Jane W
Reviewed 12 May 2018

While driving around Wilderness area we decided to visit this viewpoint. We were not disappointed. A unique scene to say the least. It is a "map" of Africa you are looking at. Be warned that it is a dirt road drive for about 2-3 km.

1  Thank onthego2much
Reviewed 2 May 2018

When you are visiting beautiful Wilderness. Please remember to visit The Map of Africa. Located on Wilderness Heights.

Thank mimurphy44
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