Designated in 1991, the Marine-Terrestrial National Park of Cabrera archipelago, is the main hotspot for seabirds and raptors, as well as for migratory birds. The islands lie south of Mallorca and can only be reached by boat.
The main species in Cabrera are: Eleonora’s falcon, Osprey, Peregrine, Audouin’s gull, Scopoli’s and Balearic shearwaters, Storm petrel, Mediterranean shag; they breed on the islets or on the coast of the main island. Cabrera island is also home to the Blue rock thrush, Sardinian and Balearic warbler, and is a major stopover for the migratory birds arriving from or leaving to Africa.
The tour combines two parts: first a boat tour around the main island and islets searching for seabirds and raptors (ca 2 hours); then we land on the main island to visit the main areas in search of land birds (2-3 hours). On our way back to Mallorca, we stop at the Cova Blava, where we can enjoy its fantastic blue waters.
Duration: full day.
Practical recommendations: in spring, autumn and winter bring your raincoat and waterproof walking/trekking shoes. At the end of spring and in summer a hat and sun protection are highly recommended. And of course, do not forget your binoculars and camera; and your swimsuit in case you wish to bathe in the turquoise waters! Remember to bring enough water and your lunch.