How should you behave in the Park?
For the conservation of the terrestrial and marine ecosystems of the Atlantic Islands of Galicia Marine-Terrestrial National Park in general and of Ons Island in particular, please bear in mind that it is strictly forbidden to:
Rules of Conduct on Ons Island
- Light fires, bonfires or any other type of fire.
- Throw or dispose of any type of rubbish or waste (solid or liquid) outside of the designated areas.
- Camp outside the enclosed and designated areas.
- Enter areas marked as “No Entry” for the general public.
- Disturb, injure, capture or kill animals.
- Pull out, cut or damage vegetation (please remember that there are endemic species and species of great importance).
- Engage in any activity that can lead to the destruction, deterioration or disruption of the unique natural elements.
- Destroy or interfere with elements of archaeological, historical or geological interest, whether terrestrial or marine.
- Go scuba diving without prior authorisation.
- Engage in recreational fishing and underwater fishing.
- Carry or go around with weapons, harpoons, spearguns or other similar items.
- Moor and dock boats, and sail around, unless express authorisation has been obtained.
- Place banners or advertisements without any authorisation.
- Use megaphones, sounds or speakers that disrupt the peace of the Park.
- Bring pets (except guide dogs).
- Bring in non-native animal and/or plant species.
- Bring in motorised vehicles (except wheelchairs).
- Make videos or take photos for commercial purposes, without prior authorisation.
- Use the paths and walkways, and avoid walking off them inside the Park.
- Do not throw lighted cigarettes (take all precautions necessary to minimise the risk of fire).
- Collect your own waste and use the rubbish containers.
- Drive vehicles only on authorised tracks.
- Respect crops, fences and walls.
- Use only recreational areas for meals.
- Campers should keep their ID visible at all times in order to make use of all available services.