iSimangaliso Wetland Park

198302 WDPA ID
3216.51 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location South Africa


  • Original Name iSimangaliso Wetland Park
  • English Designation World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Inscribed
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 2000
  • Sublocation ZA-NL
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria (vii)(ix)(x)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • METT 2009, 2010
  • WH Outlook Report 2014


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2021 IUCN World Heritage Programme

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for iSimangaliso Wetland Park from the World Database of Protected Areas, June 2021. Available at: