Welcome to the St. Maarten Nature Foundation
The Nature Foundation is a non-profit organisation located on the island of St. Maarten in the heart of the Caribbean. The foundation aims to preserve and enhance the natural environment of St. Maarten for generations to come.
Research and Monitoring
From sea turtle conservation to water quality testing. The Nature Foundation runs research and monitoring projects on St. Maarten.
Protecting our Environment
The Nature Foundation manages the St. Maarten Man of War Shoal National Marine Park, the only designated nature park area of the island.
Education and Awareness
The Nature Foundation actively promotes environmental awareness in the community and teaches the value of nature on local schools.
With over 30 maintained dive moorings, divers can enjoy a great variety underwater scenery. Wreck sites and beautiful reef sites offer superb dives and an unforgettable experience.
St. Maarten offers great snorkel sites. Leave your heavy diving gear on shore and enjoy a lightweight snorkel-session around the best sites on the island.