Cape Floral Heritage Site | Attraction
Cape Floral Heritage Site
The Cape Floristic Region in the Western and Eastern Cape has been officially recognised as South Africa’s sixth World Heritage Site by the World Heritage Committee.
The Cape Floral Region is one of the richest areas for plants than for any similar sized area in the world.
The number of species per genus within the region (9:1) and per family (52) are among the highest given for various species-rich regions in the world.
A serial site in the Cape Province - made up of eight protected areas, covering 553,000-ha - has been declared as South Africa's latest heritage site.
The Cape Floral Region is one of the richest areas for plants in the world.
The species density in the Cape Floral Region is also amongst the highest in the world. It displays the highest levels of endemism at 31.9 % and it has been identified as one of the world’s 18 biodiversity hot spots.
- Bird Sanctuaries
- Eco tourism
- Game & Wildlife
- Hiking Trails
- Nature Reserves
- Parks & Gardens
- Scenic Flights
- Sight Seeing
- Walks & Hiking
- Whale Watching