Nabq Managed Resource Protected Area, Sinai
This is the largest coastal protected area on the
Gulf of Aqaba, 600kmsq in area.
the most northerly stand of mangrove trees in the Red Sea/Indian Ocean complex.
one of the largest single stands of Arak bushes in the Middle East, covering the higher dunes of the Wadi Kid alluvial fan.
134 plant species of which six are found only in Nabq.
Gazelle, Nubian Ibex, Hyrax and small mammal populations.
rich coral reef communities.
The Nature Protection Sector of the Egyptian
Environmental Affairs Agency is working to integrate resident
Bedouins into the Parks tourism service, such as guide services,
provision of camels for access to areas closed to vehicles,
maintenance services, visitor interpretation, operation of camping
areas, and other activities of mutual benefit.