New Whale Heritage Site - Durban, South Africa

The Bluff in Durban, South Africa and Harvey Bay were both officially accredited as the first Whale Heritage Sites on Friday 11th.

About the location of the new WHS: Durban - From Maritime Museum and Wilson's Wharf, going South around the harbour to Cuttings, Bluff. This area includes the whole Bluff, Bayhead, Umbilo South, Clairwood, Jacobs, Wentworth, Merebank and Merewent. As one of the main enclosing elements of the Bay of Natal, the Bluff Headland has extraordinary geographical, environmental and historical significance.

The World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) is very excited about this wonderful news and congratulate Durban, South Africa for the excellent and hard work that they put into it, for being an outstanding whale watching destination and for leading the way in responsible and sustainable tourism.

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Source: World Cetacean Alliance