Souss Massa National Park

  • Parc & Reserve

The Souss Massa National Park is a breath-taking natural wonder situated approximately 60 kilometers south of Agadir, in the stunning Atlantic coast region of Souss Massa. Spanning an impressive 33,800 hectares of pristine and untouched land, this magnificent park has become a beloved destination for nature enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers. Visitors are offered an extraordinary opportunity to immerse themselves in the region’s remarkable biodiversity, experiencing a true connection with the natural world.

The park’s exceptional reputation is largely attributed to its remarkable geographical diversity, which encompasses a wide array of captivating ecosystems. The coastal areas boast stunning vistas of steep cliffs and rugged shorelines, complemented by the serene beauty of wild beaches. Inland, visitors can marvel at the majestic sand dunes that stretch as far as the eye can see, while the estuaries and marshes provide a tranquil haven for a multitude of aquatic life. This incredible variety of ecosystems creates a rich tapestry of habitats, serving as a vital sanctuary for a diverse array of plant and animal species that are unique to the region.

A bird sanctuary

The Souss Massa National Park ranks among North Africa’s prime migratory bird bre­eding grounds. Over 250 avian specie­s flourish here, lured by the­ Massa River estuary’s abundant food. Pink flamingos, bald ibises, white spoonbills, and white-tailed eagles are just some of the emblematic species gracing this sanctuary.

Varied ecosyste­ms

Desert expanses, coastal wetlands, and spectacular rock formations make the Souss Massa National Park teeming with diverse ecosystems. Sand dunes nurture flora and fauna adapted to aridity, while estuaries provide crucial breeding grounds for myriad marine species.

Fauna observation

Along with birds, the park plays host to captivating land animals like bighorn sheep, sand foxes, and Cuvier’s gazelle mammals that roam. Nature fans might be lucky to observe reptilian wonders: sand lizards and chameleons. Insects and arthropods surviving semi-arid conditions surface too.