Helderberg MPA

"surf zone paradise"

False Bay, Western Cape


Windswept shores, kelp gulls and cliffs.

This tiny 2.4 km2 MPA was proclaimed in 2000 and protects sandy and rocky shore ecosystems. The sandy beaches along this coast are important spiritual sites for many.



  • protects unique sandy and rocky shore habitats in false Bay

  • ensures the Spiritual landscape remains pristine