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Map of Africa Viewpoint

Wilderness, South Africa
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wow what a view i enjoye the visit and the nature and cenery was great will recomend to everyone and make this part of v

was great will go there again really awesome view a must see for everyone and make this part of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dros B
Bela Bela, South Africa
Map of Africa

Impressive view on a good day but no facilities, nothing to interest the Tourist - no informative... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
George, South Africa
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Wilderness, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

was great will go there again really awesome view a must see for everyone and make this part of your visit too wilderness

Thank Dros B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Impressive view on a good day but no facilities, nothing to interest the Tourist - no informative, signs.no tour guides etc.Rather a damp squib and not worth the effort of finding it on a gravel road.

1  Thank halcyonbp
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very quick visit, the actual lady who talks you through it was good, it was a shame they have started building hotels along the riverbank, however, it was still a site to see as the rivers have cut out an exact shape...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited the site, we were met by a lovely volunteer guide called Heleen, who gave us the history of how the view had been discovered, etc. She also showed us were to walk to get a simply magnificent view of the Wilderness Beaches...More

Thank peterdwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We set out to find the Map and enjoyed our short visit. Certainly this is something quite different and only takes a few minutes to view it and take photos. We also watched the hang gliders who were performing opposite!

Thank Marjory1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the viewpoint on an early morning - and it is a great view. Landscape is great and so is the nature around. Easy to outline Africa.

Thank JaneBis
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to view the paragliders who soar over Wilderness Beach. Nature sure has a sense of humour! This is certainly not to be missed, stunning!

Thank Marcel C
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Decidedly underwhelmed by the viewpoint overlooking the Map of Africa. Once the outline of Africa has been identified, end of story. Interesting, but ... The view from the adjacent para-gliding club take-off area is fabulous, however. Well worth the trip, with a super view over...More

Thank whatJDC69
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We drove up to the Map of Africa Viewpoint and was pleasantly surprize by the beauty of nature. What an amazing country we live in.

Thank greeffw
Reviewed 5 September 2017

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

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