Balta Mică Natural Park of Braila (BmB-NP) is located in the South-East part of Romania and occupies a 62 km segment of the Lower Danube Course, between the Giurgeni-Vadu Oii road bridge (km 237, on the Danube, upstream) and Brăila (175 km downstream).
PN-BmB is a Wet Zone of international importance declared in June 2001 (occupies the position 1074 on the list of the Ramsar Convention) and since 2008 it has received the status of Natura 2000 Site both as a Site of Community Importance and as a Special Area for Bird Protection.
BmB-NP conserves on a area of 241 km2 the last complexes of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems in free flood regime that were left after the embankment of the valleys of Braila and Ialomita (the former Inner Delta – 2,413 km2). BmB-NP consists of 7 large islands (with areas between 242 ha – Harapu Island and 9,727 ha – Small Island of Braila), separated by 7 Danube branches, totaling a length of 149 km watercourse.
The islands consists of 4,466 ha of aquatic habitats (grouped in 52 inland lakes with areas ranging from 11 ha to 322 ha) and 10,709 ha terrestrial habitats.
Balta Mică Natural Park of Braila
RNP Romsilva – Balta Mica Natural Park Administration of Braila R.A. is the territorial unit subordinated to the National Forests Authority – Romsilva, which operates under the authority of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, carrying out, among others, activities oriented on the protection of biodiversity and the establishment of the park management plan.
Type of tourism activities that can take place in our park
“The Danube, together with its ponds and the entire floodplain, is an organic whole, because the river constantly influences mainly the life in the ponds and the ponds, the life in the river.”
Grigore Antipa, 1912
Excursions in the Balta Mică Natural Park of Brăila
Prices: starting from 50 lei / person
Duration of the trip: 2.5h
Groups of maximum 3 people: 200 lei/trip
The reservation is made from the Visitor Center located on the Danube Bank (near Mureș Ship)