Nature

The peaks, St Helena Island

St Helena National Trust

The Saint Helena National Trust is an independent not-for-profit organization which aims to preserve Saint Helena's environmental and cultural heritage. I...

The Wirebird

Also known as the Saint Helena Plover (charadrius sanctaehelenae) , it is locally called the “Wirebird” due to its long, thin, wiry legs. The upperparts...
Sandy Bay, Gates of Chaos, St Helena Island

Geology

For rock buffs, St Helena is geomorphology heaven. The gigantic rock formations and lava flows near the bottom are breathtaking, as are some coloured sand dunes...
Diana's Peak

Flora

The Flora of St Helena is particularly diverse, with hundreds of endangered endemic species. Over recent years there has been great program to conserve and re...

Marine

St Helena has excellent and well preserved coral ecosystems, which are very diverse and contain many endemic and non-endemic fish species.  There are many tour...

Fauna

St Helena Island is now a breeding site for seabirds, as Ascension is, but it used to have more endemic birds, all but one, are now extinct. The wirebird (Char...