Roques Archipelago is without any doubt one of the most
beautiful natural areas
the purpose of preserving the park, the authorities have
designed a series of norms after whose execution will look any
roqueño, independently of its birthplace. It is need to follow
them completely for not altering the delicate ecosystem of the
*El solar protector should be biodegradable and with a high
protection factor (superior to the 15 SPF), since the incidence
of the solar rays is bigger for the action of the white sand.
* Because the sand is conformed by coralline remains, it is
possible to find bigger fragments able to cut the skin. To avoid
it, it is preferable to use a comfortable footwear.
* In Los Roques a strict control exists on the waste that are
classified according to its type: organic, paper, cans, glass
and plastic. In the inns and in the public places she/he will
already find papeleras classified that they will be used as it
* The vital epithet that commonly associates with the water, in
Los Roques she/he has much more weight. This fluid is
administered with a lot of rigor, mainly in those establishments
that don't still have its own plant desalinizadora. And although
the toilets work with salted water, it is need to not throw such
waste as paper or hygienic towels in them, since they don't have
a system of pipes like the one that is in the city but of septic
* It uses the established paths to walk and don't light
* Lobster should not be bought in time of prohibited and I lower
any concept to accept turtles or botuto, all time that you/they
are protected species that they are in prohibited permanent.
* To camp or to navigate it is necessary to obtain a special
permission of Inparques, in the first case, and also of the rest
of the existent authorities in the park, in the second case.
This step can be carried out in the Asleep offices of the Great
one. Also, permanent communication exists for the channel 16 of
VHF through which instructions can be requested in this respect
once you arrives at the park for via marine.
* Because the submarine ecosystem is very fragile, the most
convenient thing is to not play the species that are appreciated
in him. With the same end, it is necessary to avoid the use of
harpoons or to throw solid waste to the sea. And neither it
should be taken out of the archipelago any type of natural
memory, as snails, remains of corals, stones, plants or animals.
Due to their great biological wealth and to their declaration
like national park, an effective zonificación that determines
the allowed activities exists. This way, the law aids the
fragile natural resources of the area:
* Recreation area: it is the area of the services and where, as
their name it indicates it, she/he allows to be carried out
activities with such recreational ends as ski, velerismo and
sailing, among others.
* Area of managed natural atmosphere: in this area walks can be
made in boat, to navigate to candle or motor for the signal
routes, to practice the sport fishing and to carry out education
activities, investigation and passive recreation, always with
the permission and the corresponding authorization.
* Marine primitive area: besides the limited educational
activities to the observation, in this area recreation
activities and limited tourism can be made, natural tourism,
submarinismo with autonomous team and observation of the nature
in groups not bigger than 15 people.
* Area of integral protection: this alone area can be visited
with ends of environmental nursery or scientific investigation
and it is completely restricted the access.
* Area of special use: here the marine biological station Two
Mosquises is located where such investigation programs are
developed as the breeding and controlled reproduction of marine
turtles. This area can visit one another with a special
authorization of Inparques.