Ichkeul Nature Reserve

The Ichkeul nature reserve is made up of a 90km2 lake (the last freshwater lake in North Africa), marshland and the Jebel Ichkeul (511m), which dominates the park to the south. The reserve is one of the main wintering grounds for waterfowl in North Africa. Designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1980, it is one of the most beautiful bird reserves in the world, and home to species such as the wigeon, greylag goose, coot etc. In winter, when close to 200 000 birds can be found in the reserve, the spectacle is truly fascinating. In spring, flowers burst forth in the park's marshland, and even a few buffalo can be spotted roaming around.

Useful information

Address : 



1 DT

Opening hours

7am-7pm - (museum open 8am-6pm). No photography

Nearby tourist attractions

Bizerte Kasbah
Bizerte Kasbah
The entrance to the kasbah, surrounded
Old Port of Bizerte Old Port of Bizerte
Old Port of Bizerte
Nestled between the kasbah and the Sidi
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