The Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA) is responsible for all of the marine and terrestrial national parks of Seychelles and a number of these parks have been designated since 1979. The terrestrial parks include Morne Seychellois National Park, the Praslin National Park and the Veuve Reserve on La Digue. The Marine National parks includes Ste. Anne (one of the first marine protected area in the Indian Ocean), Silhouette, Port Launay, Baie Ternay, Ile Coco, Curieuse & Saint Pierre.

All of these protected areas offer a diversity of fauna and flora which is enjoyed by thousands of visitors each year, with each park having its particular interesting features.

  • PROTECTED AREA DAY 2021

    On Sunday 31st January, Seychelles will celebrate Protected Area Day. Seychelles is a protected area champion with one of the highest ratio of its territory under protection. To celebrate this important day, SNPA brings you a campaign highlighting the...

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    19 April 2021
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  • PROTECTED AREA DAY 2021

    PROTECTED AREA DAY 2021 On Sunday 31st January, Seychelles will celebrate Protected Area Day. Seychelles is a protected area champion with one of the highest ratio of its territory under protection. To celebrate this important day, SNPA brings you a...

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    19 April 2021
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  • Minister Joubert pushes for more efficient service delivery

    Minister for Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment Flavien Joubert conducted visits to five agencies under his ministry yesterday afternoon, as part of the familiarisation visit programme for President Wavel Ramkalawan’s newly appointed...

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    23 November 2020
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  • Curieuse welcomes back visitors

    In April this year, Curieuse Island closed its doors to visitors on account of the Covid-19 pandemic. As a result, upgrade work which had already started and was scheduled to be conducted over several months, was greatly delayed. However, due to...

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    23 November 2020
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  • SNPA DOUBLES EFFORT TO MAINTAIN THE NATURE TRAILS

    The Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA) is very happy with compliments received from the public about its recently maintained nature trails. Seychellois are very pleased with the state of Morne Blanc trail, which the authority took three...

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    23 November 2020
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  • Pollution: Choking our Natural Beauty

    Seychelles, home to many, is renowned for its pristine beaches and lush forests. With a so-called paradise reputation, an omen is just around the corner when it gets to the rate of pollution.  Rubbish left at Anse Major in the Morne Seychellois National...

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    05 August 2020
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  • Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA) goes ‘TRADITIONAL’ as part of its COVID Response.

     Hardship brings innovation, sadly for Seychelles sometimes it is not innovations which is lacking, but a need to go back to our old ways of doing things and taking pride and ripping the maximum value from our traditional practices. The Seychelles...

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    05 August 2020
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  • Shifting Operations in Time of COVID 19 Pandemic at SNPA

    The onset of the COVID 19 pandemic has heavily affected La Digue’s Tourism Industry. Consequently, tourists presently poorly frequent nature trails. Despite this, an increase in visits by locals has been observed. Due to past incidents on the...

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    05 August 2020
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  • Rescuing Baby Bat in the Veuve Reserve

    Staff of the Veuve Reserve and visitors are caring for an orphaned baby bat. She was found on Tuesday 4th February 2020 by Ranger Elsie Pierre during an afternoon Tour  with a German tourist, Mrs. Auja Simone. While going along the visit on the...

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    05 August 2020
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  • THE ABRAHAM NIOLE INFORMATION CENTRE

    SNPA Veuve Reserve honours a conservation pioneer   Devotion. No other word can adequately describe Oliverne Niole’s passion for the Veuve Reserve on La Digue. ‘Back then,’ which translates to the seventies, worldly knowledge on the environment was not...

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    19 July 2019
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Seychelles, Seychelles National Parks Authority

The Seychelles National Parks Authority is an ICSU member since 1983.