Blue flag

From Openwaterpedia
Boneyards, site of the Shell Festival Sea Swim in Jeffreys Bay, a blue flag beach in South Africa
Supertubes at Jeffreys Bay, also known as J-bay, a blue flag beach in South Africa

noun - The Blue Flag is a voluntary eco-label awarded to more than 3,850 beaches and marinas in 48 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada and the Caribbean.


The Blue Flag works towards sustainable development of beaches and marinas through strict criteria dealing with Water Quality, Environmental Education and Information, Environmental Management, and Safety and Other Services.


The Blue Flag Programme is owned and run by the non-government, non-profit organisation the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE).

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