If you visit Cousin Island Special Reserve at a certain period of the year we can almost guarantee that you will see a turtle on the beach or nesting. The turtle season on Cousin is now in full swing. Every day, dozens of Hawksbill turtles come onshore to lay their eggs. As ecotourism returns to the island, turtle and human interactions are inevitable. We follow a set of international Best Practices to ensure that these critically endangered species nest undisturbed while providing visitors with a rare opportunity to observe them as they do so.
Nature Seychelles has completed the 3rd edition of its book that encourages backyard organic gardening to provide nourishment for people's homes. Grow and Eat Your Own Food, Seychelles is now in print and will hit the shelves soon.
The Nature Seychelles' innovative LEAP project continued with its refreshing engagement of local people in Port Glaud to collect views on the management of the two marine protected areas - the Baie Ternay and Port Launay Marine National Parks.
A boat ride is the beginning of an exhilarating nature tour of Cousin Island. From the plateaus of a native forest to the top of Cousin Island, animated Seychellois wardens based on the island take visitors on trails for an intensive one-and-a-half-hour personal guided tour.
On Cousin Island Special Reserve the bird life is abundant and close at hand. 5 decades of conservation have dramatically increased the bird populations, making this island a birder's paradise.