Wilderness is a coastal village situated in the province in . It is set between the Kaaimans River and the Goukama Nature Reserve in the heart of the , bordered by the Outeniqua Mountains and swept by the Indian Ocean.

Localities in the Area

, also called the Wilderness Section, is located around the seaside town of Wilderness between the larger towns of George and Knysna, in the . Photo: Bernard DUPONT, CC BY-SA 2.0.


-33.9932° or 33° 59' 35.7" south
22.5786° or 22° 34' 43.1" east
Open Location Code
7 metres (23 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 26308367
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Wilderness
  • Afrikaans: Wildernis, Wes-Kaap
  • Afrikaans: Wildernis
  • Chinese: 韋爾德尼斯
  • Danish: Wilderness
  • Dutch: Wildernis
  • English: Wilderness, Western Cape
  • Estonian: Wilderness
  • French: Wilderness
  • Gaelic (Scots): Wildernis
  • German: Wilderness
  • German: Wildernis
  • Hebrew: וילדרנס
  • Italian: Wilderness
  • Japanese: 西ケープ州
  • Persian: وایلدرنس، کیپ غربی
  • Polish: Wilderness
  • Romanian: Wilderness
  • Russian: Уилдернесс
  • Slovenian: Wilderness
  • Sotho, Northern: Wilderness, Kapa Bodikela
  • Sotho, Northern: Wilderness
  • Ukrainian: Клеінкрантз
  • Zulu: IWilderness, INtshonalanga Kapa

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