This is a photography bird watching tour focusing on two main bird species – the Dalmatian Pelican and the Flamingo.
Karavasta Lagoon is one of the true jewels of European birding and the core of a nature reserve that is a relatively unexplored wonderland of beauty and biological diversity. Plenty Dalmatian pelicans 7 % of the world populations , Greater Flamingos as they chose recently the lagoon to be their home , and other waterbirds, . Surrounded by forests and fantastic panoramic view from the forest of Lagoon and Adriatic sea give it a characteristic atmosphere. The combination of wildfowl, flora and fauna, good weather for a large part of the year make it ideal for birding and bird watching swimming boat trip and photography.
Giving a special attention to the Karavasta Lagoon is mostly recommended to those, who do not want to spend their time in traveling instead of carrying out detailed observations in several places, where the diversity of bird species is really fabulous. Choosing this tour you will have enough time to explore both the local area , comprising primarily more than 20 species of breeding birds as well as huge variety of small passerines Black-eared Wheatear, Red-rumped Swallow, Sardinian Warbler, Olivaceous Warbler, Cirl Bunting etc.). A well balanced tour, providing the opportunity to enjoy some relaxing on the Adriatic coast and swim – Perfect for Walking in the lagoon forest and do a boa trip or cycling.
Start - End Itinerary
We will start from in the morning with the transfer from your Location to Karavasta Lagoon
Meet our friend Ornithologist who works in the Park since many years – They born and live here so they know almost every detail about the lagoon
A short introduction of the area in their nice visitor center and after that climb on the Lagoon Tower – 50 m high from where we can see all the lagoon
We will proceed with our bird watching to Godulla ( a small lake close to the visitor center )
After that a walking tour that will take us to the Birdwatching tower
See the birds with our specialist – See the island of Dalmatian Pelican and the flamingos
Walk around the lagoon and enjoy the views
Free time if you would like to swim
Lunch in a small restaurant with the specialities