Ascension Island Government

Explore Ascension Island

This interactive map displays both the natural and historical heritage of Ascension Island.

South West Bay | Beach Nature Reserve

South West Bay Nature Reserve contains Pan Am Beach, one of the three main nesting beaches on Ascension for the green turtle.

North East Bay | Beach Nature Reserve

North East Bay is one of the three major beaches that are important nesting sites for green turtles. It is also an important spawning beach for the near-endemic land crabs.

Long Beach | Beach Nature Reserve

Long Beach is just under a kilometre long, adjacent to Georgetown and is the most important nesting beach for green turtles on Ascension Island.