Welcome to Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre

About us:


Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre is located in Akrotiri community and has been operating since 2004 within the context of a collaboration among the Sovereign Base Areas, the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus and the local community. In 2007 it joined the Network of Environment Education Centres of the Ministry of Education and Culture.


The Centre’s mission is to promote the environmental and cultural value, as well as the uniqueness of Akrotiri peninsula through its programmes and exhibits. The Centre offers educational programmes to organised school groups, whilst welcoming individuals, families and other groups who seek to learn about the environment.


The venue includes exhibition spaces, a laboratory, a conference and video room, a library, a wildlife observation area, a botanic garden and a playground.

Think globally act locally !

Did you know?

  • More than 300 bird species have been recorded within Akrotiri Peninsula
  • More than 800 plant species occur within the different habitats of the area, including many orchids
  • Sea turtles are laying their eggs at Akrotiri coasts
  • A local endemic snail species is found at Akrotiri, which cannot be seen anywhere else in Cyprus or on the globe

Personnel  . . .

“Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre Manager”

Thomas G. Hadjikyriakou


“Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre Teacher”

Koula Michael


“Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre Teacher”

Sofi Kamenou


“Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre Officer”

Varnavas P. Michael


“Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre Officer”

Varvara Christou


“Placed at AEEC during 2017 under Erasmus + program”

Efstathios Loupas

Environmental management

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:00, Sunday 10:00 – 17:00


Queen Elizabeth street

4640 Akrotiri village



Tel: +357 25826562
Fax: +357 25826563
Email: akrotiricentre@cytanet.com.cy


Where we are…

Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre