Maloti-Drakensberg Park in Lesotho and South Africa

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

WDPA ID

900006

Reported Area

2493.13 km²

Data Provider

IUCN World Heritage Programme

Attributes

Original Name Parc Maloti-Drakensberg

English Designation World Heritage Site

IUCN Management Category Not Applicable

Status Inscribed

Type of Designation International

Status Year 2000

Sublocation

Governance Type Not Reported

Management Authority Not Reported

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria (i)(iii)(vii)(x)

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

10 Protected Areas

  • South Africa
  • Lesotho

Display options

Natal Drakensberg Park Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance

Lesotho National Park

Mdedelelo Wilderness Area Forest Wilderness Area

Mlambonja Wilderness Area Forest Wilderness Area

Mzimkulu Wilderness Area Forest Wilderness Area

Upper Mkhomazi Wilderness Area Forest Wilderness Area

Mzimkulwana Nature Reserve Forest Nature Reserve

Giant's Castle Game Reserve Nature Reserve

Sehlabathebe National Park

Maloti-Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites

Natal Drakensberg Park

in South Africa

Natal Drakensberg Park

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

145552

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2248.8 km2

Lesotho

in Lesotho

Lesotho

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

20294

Year of Designation

Reported Area

6324.0 km2

Mdedelelo Wilderness Area

in South Africa

Mdedelelo Wilderness Area

English Designation

Forest Wilderness Area

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555563493

Year of Designation

Reported Area

259.1 km2

Mlambonja Wilderness Area

in South Africa

Mlambonja Wilderness Area

English Designation

Forest Wilderness Area

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555563495

Year of Designation

Reported Area

67.3 km2

Mzimkulu Wilderness Area

in South Africa

Mzimkulu Wilderness Area

English Designation

Forest Wilderness Area

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555563496

Year of Designation

Reported Area

284.8 km2

Upper Mkhomazi Wilderness Area

in South Africa

Upper Mkhomazi Wilderness Area

English Designation

Forest Wilderness Area

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555563499

Year of Designation

Reported Area

490.2 km2

Mzimkulwana Nature Reserve

in South Africa

Mzimkulwana Nature Reserve

English Designation

Forest Nature Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555563529

Year of Designation

Reported Area

291.4 km2

Giant's Castle Game Reserve

in South Africa

Giant's Castle Game Reserve

English Designation

Nature Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555563720

Year of Designation

Reported Area

371.6 km2

Sehlabathebe

in Lesotho

Sehlabathebe

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

7447

Year of Designation

Reported Area

69.5 km2