Marine Protected Area "Capo Carbonara"

Zone A - Full Reserve

Permitted activities:

  • Access to the staff of the Managing Authority of the Marina Protected Area

  • Authorized guided scuba diving

  • Rescue and supervisory control activites

Forbidden activities:

  • Swimming

  • Spearfishing professional and sport fishing

  • Boat cruising

Zone B - General Reserve

All activities of Zone A are permitted

In addition it is permitted:

  • Sailing and cruising with boats max 10 knots

  • Guided tours

  • Swimming

  • Free scuba diving without breathing apparatus

  • Limited fishing for the professional

  • Sport fishing for residents or equivalent

  • Whale-watching activities

Forbidden Activities:

  • Spearfishing

  • Free scuba diving

  • Using Jet-Ski or similar

  • Waterskiing or similar

Zone C - Partial Reserve

All activities of Zone B are permitted

In addition it is permitted:

  • Access to recreational boats

  • Sailing and cruising with boats max 10 knots

  • Limited fishing for the professional fisherman

  • Fre scuba diving with or without breathing apparatus whit prior permission

  • Sport fishing for resident or equivalent

  • Whale-watching activities

Forbidden Activities:

  • Spearfishing

  • Using Jet-Ski and similar

  • Waterskiing and similar

Zone D - Experimental Reserve

All activities of Zone C are permitted

In addition it is permitted:

  • Sailing and cruising whit boats max 20 knots

Forbidden Activities:

  • Spearfishing

  • Using Jet-Ski and similar

  • Waterskiing and similar

"Capo Carbonara" Marine Protected Area was established by Ministry and sea of the Environment and Protection of land and sea, by means of the Ministerial Decree iussed on September 15, 1998 amended in 1999 and then owerwritten by Ministerial Decree iussed on February 7,2012 (Official Gazette n 113 on May 16, 2012).The Marine Protected Area is enstrusted the management to Villasimius Municipality.

Remember!

You are in Site of Community Importance (SIC) established under Habitats Directive 92/43/CEE.

 You are in a Special Protection Area (SPA) established under Birds Directive 79/409/CEE.

You are in a Specially Protected Areas of Mediterranean Importance (SPAMI) under BarcelonaConvention for Protection against Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea.

DO NOT ANCHOR ON THE POSIDONIA PROTECTED HABITAT UNDER DIRECTIVE 92/43/CEE

Contacts: tel. +39 070.790234