Goukamma Marine Protected Area

315480 WDPA ID
33.97 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location South Africa


  • Original Name Goukamma Marine Protected Area
  • English Designation Marine Protected Area
  • IUCN Management Category Not Assigned
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2000
  • Sublocation ZA-WC
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Cape Nature
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • METT-SA 2015, 2017, 2019


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. South Africa Protected Areas Database (SAPAD) and South Africa Conservation Area Database (SACAD) Updated: 2021 Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries

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UNEP-WCMC (2022). Protected Area Profile for Goukamma Marine Protected Area from the World Database of Protected Areas, January 2022. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net