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Wildlife holidays in Cyprus with Naturetrek
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Wildlife holidays in Cyprus

Tell me about Cyprus …

The Republic of Cyprus is a rugged, sun-drenched island at the crossroads of Africa, Asia and Europe.

It is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Until independence in 1960, Cyprus was under British administration. The Republic of Cyprus is now divided into two parts, with the northern region occupied by Turkey.

The Troodos Mountains cover the south and central areas of the island, while the narrow Kyrenia range runs along the northern coastline. It has a gentle Mediterranean climate and in early spring, while Western Europe endures late winter gloom, Cyprus enjoys clear blue skies and warm sunshine.

Our Cyprus specialist recommends...

"I recommend ‘The Island of Cyprus’ tour to enjoy the warmth of spring whilst we search for migrating birds, wonderful orchids and other flowering plants on the Isle of Aphrodite."

Kerrie Porteous
Operations Manager

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Featured Tours


View back to Kyrenia (Andy Harding)Marsh Harrier (Alan Outen)Ornithogalum umbellatumOpen air breadmaking (Andy Harding)Cretzschmar’s BuntingCyprus WarblerGlossy IbisHoopoeBlue Rock ThrushCorn BuntingCrested LarkCyprus WarblerYiannis explaining geology, Coastal path nr baths of Aphrodite (Heather Osborne)Cyprus WarblerPaphos blue, nr Asprokemmos Reservoir (Heather Osborne)Cyprus WheatearMediterranean chameleon (Lisa Williamson)View of the Chrysochou Bay (Lisa Williamson)

What’s special about the wildlife?

North Cyprus is renowned in the botanical world for its astonishing variety of flora.
Over 300 species of bird have been recorded in Cyprus, and its bird migration can be particularly spectacular when numerous species pass through, including such rarities as Blue-cheeked Bee-eater, Caspian Plover and White-breasted Kingfisher.

Naturetrek tours to Cyprus

Naturetrek offers two wildlife holidays to Cyprus focusing on the birds, flowers and culture.

What might I see?

  • Hillsides cloaked in cheerful anemones, asphodels & marigolds
  • Up to 30 species of orchid including the stunning endemic Cyprus Bee Orchid
  • Birds & flowers of the maquis & mountains
  • Glittering turquoise waters, sun-bleached rocks & characterful tavernas


I wanted to see Cyprus - the wildlife, scenery and items of cultural interest. The wildlife was well covered by the itinerary and expertise of the tour leaders, who were both excellent. All in all I enjoyed the holiday and thought it good value for money.

Spring in North Cyprus

Small group, got to know everybody well. Large bus for trips - we could spread out and all have a window seat if required. Bottled water on tap! Always appreciated. Huge knowledge of Andy and Alan, good mix of birds, flowers and culture. Overall content, company and attention and care from leaders made the trip a great success.
Andy and Yiannis were both great and very knowledgeable. It was a privilege to see such a fantastic range of birds and plants during the course of the holiday.