Boukornine National Park

Boukorine Hammam-Lif, only 15km (10 miles) from Tunis, is a 1,939-hectare park filled with Mediterranean flowers such as the Persian Cyclamen, orchids and tulips. Various kinds of animals live in the park, such as mountain gaze...

More Info >

Boukorine Hammam-Lif, only 15km (10 miles) from Tunis, is a 1,939-hectare park filled with Mediterranean flowers such as the Persian Cyclamen, orchids and tulips. Various kinds of animals live in the park, such as mountain gazelle, wild boars, porcupines, jackals and the etruscan shrew, the smallest mammal in the world! There are hiking trails leading to various caves, the Bou Kornine Mount, or to the Aïn Zargua spring, as well as an ecomuseum.

Bou Hedma National Park

Located 85km (50 miles) east of Gafsa, the Bou Hedma Park extends along part of the Saharan Atlas range, lush with subtropical vegetation such as juniper forests, and famous also for it relicts of the pre-Saharan savannah. It a...

More Info >

Located 85km (50 miles) east of Gafsa, the Bou Hedma Park extends along part of the Saharan Atlas range, lush with subtropical vegetation such as juniper forests, and famous also for it relicts of the pre-Saharan savannah. It also contains endangered species, such as various kinds of ostriches, antelope and gazelle. An eco-museum has also been established here.

 

Chaambi National Park

The Chaambi-Kasserine National Reserve protects the plethora of fauna and flora that surround Tunisia’s highest peak, Jebel Chaambi, such as vast Aleppo pine trees, mountain gazelle, eagles, hyenas and a variety of small birds....

More Info >

The Chaambi-Kasserine National Reserve protects the plethora of fauna and flora that surround Tunisia’s highest peak, Jebel Chaambi, such as vast Aleppo pine trees, mountain gazelle, eagles, hyenas and a variety of small birds. Experience breathtaking nature in a safe environment.

Feija National Park

Feija National Park is 20km (12 miles) from Ghardiamao, near the Algerian border. It has 2,600 hectares of oak forests, with wildlife including Barbary deers, gazelle, wild boar and jackals.

More Info >

Feija National Park is 20km (12 miles) from Ghardiamao, near the Algerian border. It has 2,600 hectares of oak forests, with wildlife including Barbary deers, gazelle, wild boar and jackals.

Ichkeul National Park

This World Heritage-listed national park is 30km (18 miles) south-west of Bizerte, encompassing Lake  Ichkeul, the last in a chain of shallow freshwater lakes, and adjoining Jebel Ichkeul mountain.

An important bird sanctuary, ...

More Info >

This World Heritage-listed national park is 30km (18 miles) south-west of Bizerte, encompassing Lake  Ichkeul, the last in a chain of shallow freshwater lakes, and adjoining Jebel Ichkeul mountain.

An important bird sanctuary, 200,000 Palaearctic waterfowl such as geese, storks and flamingos migrate here every year to escape the harsh European winters.

Fauna include mongeese, porcupines, jackals, wild boar and water buffalo (descended from just one pair given to Ahmed Bey in 1840!). It contains an information centre, picnic tables, hiking routes and a car park.

You can read more about the park by visiting www.eoearth.org (opens new window)

You can view the image stream of Ichkeul National Park on Flickr by clicking here (opens new window)

Sidi Toui National Park

20km (30 miles) south of Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border there is 6,300 hectares of arid dune country. There is a hefty community of gazelles, jackals and wildcats, as well as the fenec, a rare nocturnal desert fox.

More Info >

20km (30 miles) south of Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border there is 6,300 hectares of arid dune country. There is a hefty community of gazelles, jackals and wildcats, as well as the fenec, a rare nocturnal desert fox.

Zembra National Park

The islands of Zembra and Zembretta are located in the Gulf of Tunis about 15km (9 miles) of the Cap Bon coast – although be warned this site is not open to visitors; only military personnel are permitted to see what’s there!

More Info >

The islands of Zembra and Zembretta are located in the Gulf of Tunis about 15km (9 miles) of the Cap Bon coast – although be warned this site is not open to visitors; only military personnel are permitted to see what’s there!

Jbil National Park

Jbil is the largest national park in Tunisia, situated nearly 100km (60 miles) south of the town of Kebili. It is an area of the Sahara comprising part of the Great Eastern Erg, encircling a 200m high peak.

More Info >

Jbil is the largest national park in Tunisia, situated nearly 100km (60 miles) south of the town of Kebili. It is an area of the Sahara comprising part of the Great Eastern Erg, encircling a 200m high peak.

1 - 8 of 8 listings< 1 >