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.

  • Seychelles commemorates International Day of Forests

    On March 21st, Seychelles joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of Forests. While in Seychelles, we have a tendency to use the term ‘in the woods’ rather than forests, their importance, regardless of how we refer to them,...

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    04 April 2019
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  • Paradise flycatcher introduced to Curieuse in conservation measure

    The critically endangered Seychelles paradise flycatcher is now breeding on Curieuse Island in a bid to better secure the species’ survival. As part of a Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA) project, Curieuse now has 26 resident flycatchers following...

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    13 March 2019
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  • HANDOVER CEREMONY OF LIFE JACKETS TO NATIONAL PARKS AUTHORITY

    Lafarge Cement has donated a consignment of life jackets and raincoats to the Seychelles National Parks Authority. This took place in a handover ceremony last Friday, 8th February 2019. The Seychelles National Parks Authority manages close to 2,478 ha...

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    13 February 2019
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  • SNPA rewards high performing staff

     “To win the marketplace, you must first win the workplace.”  -Doug Conant As the Seychelles National Parks Authority finalizes its final touches before assuming its financial autonomy status in 2019, one thing remains clear; its human capital base...

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    27 December 2018
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  • Raft Race for Charity 2018

    The 2018 edition of the Raft Race for Charity event organised by the Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA) in collaboration with Global Vision International (GVI) and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) drew an impressive crowd on Saturday 24th...

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    27 November 2018
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  • The Turtle Tagging Project

    An SNPA initiative to help change the fate of sea turtles For over a year now, the Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA), in joint collaboration with Six Senses Zil Pasyon, and Jeanne Mortimer who is Seychelles’ renowned turtle expert have...

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    27 November 2018
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  • Annual marine park raft race set for November as part of Oceans Festival

    Entries are now open for an annual charity raft race event that will this year form part of the Seychelles Ocean Festival. The Cap Ternay Raft Race for Charity, organised jointly by the Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA) and Global Vision...

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    23 October 2018
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  • National Parks to ramp up promotional efforts

    Seychelles National Parks Authority seeks nation-wide participation for its new marketing and communications plan.   A national study is underway in a bid to help authorities better understand the potential of the country’s national parks, along with...

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    10 October 2018
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  • The young woman leading SNPA's Board

    Helena was greatly honoured when asked to assume the mantle of Chairperson for National Parks in February 2018 and her vast experience to date ensures that the reigns of this vital authority are in safe hands. Helena plans to use her experience to...

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    25 September 2018
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  • Illegal Harvesting of Timber on State Land

    One of the mandates of the Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA) is to implement sustainable forestry practices. The authority is responsible for managing forest resources including timber in and outside of the national parks and has...

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    24 September 2018
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Seychelles, Seychelles National Parks Authority

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