Paracas: Observation of Marine Fauna in Ballestas Islands

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Immerse yourself in the history and natural wealth of this protected reserve. Admire yourself with the great variety of marine fauna and charming birds.


  • Admire the imposing cliffs and rock formations of the Ballestas Islands.
  • Immerse yourself in the history of the La Reserva candelabra
  • Enjoy the biodiversity that the Peruvian sea offers.


This tour is perfect for travelers who wish to explore the nature and history of the Peruvian coast. Our adventure begins in the port of Paracas, where we will board a speedboat to the Ballestas Islands, also known as the 'Galapagos of Peru.' On the tour, we will be able to observe the famous figure of the Candelabra, a geoglyph approximately 120 meters high, carved into the side of a cliff that has baffled researchers for centuries. Upon arriving at the Ballestas Islands, we will enjoy a unique experience observing a wide variety of marine animals, such as sea lions, Humboldt penguins, pelicans and a large number of seabirds. The guide will share with you the importance of the biodiversity of the islands as well as the history.


Bilingual English/Spanish guide Ecological tourist boat Safety equipment (life jackets) Pick up from the hotel in Paracas

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