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.

  • Coral translocation kick-starts International Year of the Reef celebrations

    As part of its activities to celebrate International Year of The Reef (IYOR), the Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA) translocated forty corals from a nursery to a degraded reef near St Pierre (located in the Curieuse Marine National Park). It...

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    05 March 2018
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  • Protected Area Day on Praslin - Art exhibition, launch of new website and books

    Protected Area Day, celebrated on January 31 each year, was this year marked by various activities across the country. On Praslin, this was commemorated with an exhibition of various artwork about Curieuse Island. The event, organised by the...

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    22 February 2018
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  • Protected Area Day

    Stakeholders team up in mangrove planting event on Curieuse A mangrove planting event took place on Curieuse on Sunday January 28, 2018, as part of the EbA South project and also to commemorate the Protection Area Day. In total, 23 volunteers...

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    05 February 2018
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  • Value our local areas of conservation beyond Protected Areas Day

    A total of 38 sites across Seychelles have one main objective: to be recognised, dedicated and managed, through legal or other effective means, to achieve long-term conservation of nature with associated ecosystem services and cultural values.   On...

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    02 February 2018
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  • Vallée de Mai science coordinator attends systematic adaptive management training

    The Vallée de Mai science coordinator recently attended the Systematic Adaptive Management (SAM) training for the Western Indian Ocean marine protected areas. The course was organised by the Seychelles National Park Authority (SNPA) and held on...

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    13 November 2017
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  • Mont Fleuri secondary school pitches in

    A new project to remove and control invasive plants in and outside protected areas being undertaken by the Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA) is making good progress. An important component of the project -- education and outreach -- saw...

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    13 November 2017
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  • Stakeholders consulted on how best to manage marine parks

    Various groups and individuals who use the Port Launay and Baie Ternay marine parks met the authorities over the weekend to give their views on how best to manage these parks. As announced last week, the government has approved the strategic plan of...

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    06 November 2017
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  • Seychelles looking to increase use of national parks by visitors, residents

    After years of focusing on conservation and management of national parks, the Seychelles National Parks Authority wants to see more park visits by tourists and residents. “With all that is happening locally in the tourism industry and recreation, there is a...

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    23 October 2017
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  • Please keep Cap Ternay clean!

    As customary, every year for the ‘Clean Up The World Campaign’, Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA) cleans targeted sites within the national parks.  The Research Section, along with Marine Operation staff cleaned at Cap Ternay (the shores at Baie...

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    21 October 2017
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  • War on invasive species

    In a bid to kick-start a campaign to control invasive creepers the Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA) has launched a series of training for prospective clearing contractors. 58 contractors in total will be attending the training sessions...

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    21 October 2017
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