Mild to Wild Southern Africa Adventure Guide [Book Review]

If you like adventure, then Mild to Wild is the only book you’ll ever need. Get to know about all the adventures and activities on offer in Southern Africa. Whether you like hiking or something a bit more adventurous like shark-cage diving, Mild to Wild has something for you.

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Each country has its own chapter listing all activities and adventures. These adventures and activities are then split into three categories: land, water and air which are rated according to the intensity of either To Do, Mild or Wild.

Some of the activities you’ll find in this guide:

  • microlight and helicopter flips
  • rhino and elephant tracking
  • stargazing
  • ballooning
  • kitesurfing
  • mokoro trips
  • dolphin safaris
  • archaeological and cultural tours
  • gorilla tracking
  • jet boating

At the start of each chapter, there is a quick facts section and a list of the top ten adventures for every country.  All activities include a brief description as well as the contact details to help you plan the perfect adventure.

The guide lists useful information of popular tourist regions which includes different things to do and see. There are also detailed maps which use icons to display different activities.

Southern Africa countries that are included in this guide are:

  • South Africa
  • Lesotho
  • Swaziland
  • Mozambique
  • Botswana
  • Namibia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Kenya
  • Zambia
  • Malawi
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Rwanda
  • Indian Ocean Islands

With so many activities to do on land, in the air and on water, it’s clear to see that Mild to Wild is the ultimate guide to activities and adventures in Southern Africa.

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Where to buy a copy of MapStudio’s Mild to Wild


If you’d like to purchase a copy of Mild to Wild online, you can purchase it directly from MapStudio’s website.

Physical store:

Map and Travel
Shop ST3A
Rivonia Village Shopping Centre
Rivonia Boulevard
Rivonia, Johannesburg
GPS coordinates: 26º03’34.00″S 28º03’37.65″E
Tel:  011 807 5470

Specifications for MapStudio’s Mild to Wild

Title: Mild to Wild
Edition: 1st
Size: 210 x 297mm
Format: Soft Cover, 192 pages
ISBN no: 978-1-77026-457-1

Who is MapStudio?

MapStudio has held its position as the leading distributor and publisher of maps in Africa for over 50 years. The company provides an informative range of road maps, street guides, atlases, coffee-table/illustrated atlases, tourist maps, educational products, adventure guides and wall maps. MapStudio is also the proud publisher and distributor of the Globetrotter Travel Guide series which brings you more than 100 international destination titles.

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