Ballestas Islands

Description

Ballestas Islands Despite the barren landscapes of this area of Peru, the coast of the Paracas Peninsula and the nearby Ballestas Islands are havens for marine life. The Ballestas Islands are alive with noisy colonies of sea lions and huge numbers of birds that are sustained by the food-rich waters of this stretch of the Pacific.

Itinerary

Pick up in the morning from your accommodation or bus station and transfer to our partner travel agency in Paracas to await the tour. The boat journey lasts between 90 minutes and 2 hour. It visits the Candelabro, the famous geoglyph on the beach. With its origins unknown, the design hints at a relation with the Nazca Lines as well as a collection of rocky islands, home of seals, Humboldt penguins and many different types of birds. We will have the opportunity to sail alongside the seals - known for being very friendly, they often approach the boats.

We recommend the Ballestas Islands tour to be combined with our tour to the Paracas Natural Reserve.

Photos

Ballestas Islands
Ballestas Islands
Ballestas Islands

Practical Information

Transport: Boat
Price: Contact us
Others: Please note that all itineraries are subject to change.

Bring With You
  • Light clothing and comfortable shoes
  • Rain jacket / Poncho
  • Water and Snacks
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap or Hat
Included
  • Transfer from / to Hotel or bus station
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • Guided tour of the Ballestas Islands.
Not Included
  • Port tax and entrance fee
Additional Options
  • We also offer a City Tour in Ica to visit the highlights of Ica. Contact us for more information!


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