Sidi Toui National Park

Making another total of Tunisia’s wildlife park, Sidi Toui Park is located north on the border of the Sahara desert making it a source of life in this semi desert area. The park covers an area of 6.3hactres under undulating hills and steppes rising to 172m above sea level.

The park’s vegetation is made up with unique ujube trees, esparto, the endemic Periploca laevigata and Zizifus that are only found in Tunisia with the amazing cliffs on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea.


The park has got more than 20 different species of animals  among which may include the sand fox, gazelle, wild cat, gazelle, Goundi, small Geboise and the pale hare just to mention but a few. The park also has fossils of the gastropods, fish, reptiles, and cephalopods among other rare species. Whip tail, desert monitor lizards. Grass snakes and the horned viper are among the desert reptiles visitors can take look at from this park.

Getting there

The park is  can be reached through the Ben Guerdane which is approximately 50km to Ouara or around the Libya border making up a 20km drive into Tunisia on the north west of the country. Sidi Toui National Park is located just adjacent to the natural area of Jeffara and el Hmada.