Souss Massa National Park – The setting of unspoiled nature
Journey from Agadir: 1 hour by car
Created in 1991, the Souss Massa National Park (33,800 hectares) is located on the Atlantic coast between Agadir in the north and Tiznit in the south.
This National Park has two objectives: the safeguarding of the Saharan fauna and the protection of the mouths of the Oueds Souss and Massa which are major areas for bird watching in Morocco.
Since its creation in 1991, the Souss Massa National Park aims to:
- Conserve and protect animal and plant species
- Contribute to sustainable local development
- Raise public awareness of the environment
- Support scientific research
The Souss Massa National Park presents a remarkable biodiversity with unique species such as: the last colony in the world of Bald Ibis , a Saharan fauna in acclimatization and two wetlands constituting a refuge for the hundreds of animal and plant species that there live.
You will find circuits arranged for a 100% nature getaway in the company of trained eco-guides, a RAMSAR zone (protection of migratory birds) at the mouth of the Oued Massa and a preserved coastal zone (estuaries, cliffs coastal areas, euphorbia sheets, dunes and beaches) offering you a remarkable landscaped setting.
Rokein Information Center (30.289792, -9.561270) located 15 km south of Agadir, provides access to areas of Saharan fauna (antelopes and ostriches).
Sidi Binzarne eco-guide kiosk (30.063240, -9.660609) located 60 km south of Agadir, provides access to the Massa bird sanctuary (Ramsar site – Bald ibis and migratory birds).