On the 23 May 2019 20 new or extended marine protected areas (MPAs) were declared in South Africa’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
This brings the level of spatial protection up to 5% of our EEZ.
Addo Elephant National ParkAgulhas BankAgulhas FrontAgulhas MudsAliwal ShoalAmatholeBenguela Muds
Browns BankCape CanyonChilds Bank iSimangalisoNamaqua Fossil ForestNamaqua National ParkOrange Shelf Edge
PE CoralsProtea BanksRobben IslandSoutheast Atlantic SeamountsSouthwest Indian SeamountuThukela
Marine Protected Areas Fact Sheet