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From Paracas: Guided Boat Tour to the Ballestas Islands

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Tours Activities Good for groups Wheelchair accessible Things to do for adults Nature & adventure

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with our expert guide as you discover the Ballestas Islands, home to sea lions, Humboldt penguins, and a stunning array of guano birds. Book now!


  • Explore the Ballestas Islands ethically with eco-friendly boat engines
  • Marvel at stunning marine wildlife, from playful sea lions to charming penguins
  • Enjoy a spectacular show with guanay and guanera birds filling the sky.
  • Explore the imposing rock formations with unique stories behind them.
  • Immerse yourself in the history and natural richness of this protected reserve.


Welcome to our exciting tour to the Ballestas Islands! This thrilling journey is perfect for those who want to explore the nature and history of Peru's coastline. We will start our trip at the port of Paracas, where we will board an eco-friendly speedboat to the Ballestas Islands, also known as the 'Galapagos of Peru.' On the way, we will be able to observe the famous Candelabro figure, a 120-meter-high geoglyph carved into the side of a cliff that has puzzled researchers for centuries. After reaching the Ballestas Islands, we will enjoy a unique experience as we observe a wide variety of marine animals, including sea lions, Humboldt penguins, pelicans, and a large number of seabirds. Furthermore, our guide will share with us the history and importance of these islands for the region's biodiversity. Join us on this tour that combines nature, history, and knowledge into one unforgettable journey.


Entrance tickets to the Ballestas Islands Bilingual guide (English/Spanish) Eco-friendly tourist boat tour Safety equipment (life jackets) Office to store belongings during the activity Agency identification bracelets included

Important Information

  • If the weather conditions are dangerous or can significantly affect your experience, we will postpone or cancel the tour to ensure your safety and comfort This tour takes place aboard motorboats with eco-friendly engines

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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