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Map of Africa Viewpoint

Wilderness, South Africa
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Beautiful view of the map of Africa

This is really something to see . The river carved out a map of Africa and the outline is so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
honiball
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durbanville
Fun family outing!

Always great to drive up to Map of Africa and watch the paragliders jumping off! My son of 9 loves... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leigh & Craig R
,
Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really something to see . The river carved out a map of Africa and the outline is so good. You can sit there and take wonderful photos. It is a bit of a drive to get there but worth the trouble. You have...More

Thank honiball
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always great to drive up to Map of Africa and watch the paragliders jumping off! My son of 9 loves watching them while we have sundowners. It's also nice to simply sit on the main Wilderness beach and watch them come down in their array...More

Thank Leigh & Craig R
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This was one of the coolest things I've ever seen. It really IS the outline of Africa so is spectacular! You also see so many different wildlife, such as amazing birds! It is so high up and the view is incredible. It is tricky to...More

Thank charlotte m
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Breathtaking views. Map of Africa live and on the other side you could see the views of Wilderness and the beach. Access to the place is through gravel road. There were 2 persons at the place to guide you. You can tip them afterwards.

Thank Ritesh_Boochia
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

When in Wilderness a must-see. Great view over the sea and at the other side another spectaculair view. When you see it you will know why they call it the map of africa!

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The map of Africa nog to bad has a good view. Nice to have a pic with love ones family ets. For safety ressons you can get close go edge as dolphins peak kaaimans that views are breathtaking. Map of Affica ye a must visit.

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Great viewpoint for amazing views across Wilderness. The map of Africa actually does look like the shape of Africa, its quite interesting. It makes for a nice little stop off to view this and also get other great views. Easy to find at the top...More

Thank snsimmy23
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Magnificent typographical viewpoint of the Map of Africa, Dolphin Point and the Wilderness. We were here on 25-Jul-2017 - there was a local self appointed guide. She gave us some interesting information about the viewpoint. There are two different rivers , salt water river from...More

Thank ecsonza
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Absolutely outstanding. If you take the longer scenic drive back or to the map, it is worthwhile. A hidden jewel. Ignore the litter - always some who destroy the beauty of nature. This is a quick visit to stare at nature's miracle, take a few...More

Thank Redvers L
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Short windy road to a beautiful viewpoint of the river and country on one side and the sea across the road. Wonderful photo opportunities.

Thank Christie E
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