Photo: Gouritz River
The South African Government has formally nominated the Gouritz Cluster for biosphere reserve status. The region comprises the coastal area from the Breede River to the Great Brak River and the interior area from Montagu in the west to Prince Albert in the north, and Uniondale in the east.
The Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve – will cover the coastal area from about George to the Gouritz River, as well as the area north of the Outeniqua Mountains that feeds the Gouritz River (the Little Karoo or Klein Karoo) – See more at: This Tourism Week
More than 62 biosphere reserves have been established in 117 countries under the ‘Man and the Biosphere Programme’ of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
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