Dragonera Nature Reserve

Dragonera Nature Reserve
 

Overview
The Dragonera Nature Reserve is formed by three islands: Pantaleu, Mitjana and Sa Dragonera. It is separated from Mallorca by the Freu Channel and can only be reached by boat. This beautiful reserve is largely untouched and is around 300ha in total.

Walking
Located by Cala Mondragó beach is a Visitor Centre. You must obtain permission to visit the Park from Consell Insular (the island's Council). Boats from Port d'Andratx, and Sant Elm are available in Summer.

The reserve has three well signposted walking routes. Each starts from Cala Lledó and range from 30 minutes to 1hr 30mins.

Anmials/Birds
Seabird life is abundant due to its location. Large colonies of herring gull, shag and Eleonor’s falcon are found at the reserve. Mammals are few apart from several species of bats and the "mular" dolphin. There are many small reptiles like an endemic lizard subspecies and the common lizard.

Plants
Vegetation in the Dragonera Nature Reserve is predominantly Mediterranean scrubland, which includes rosemary, heather, wild olive trees, buckthorns, dwarf palms, etc. Some pine trees also grow here.

 

 
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