2 hours
Minimum of Passengers
1 passenger
Buy 24 hours
before departure date


  • Discover the Ballestas Islands, home to peculiar and diverse coastal fauna. 
  • This two-hour journey takes us around several small islands while hearing location cries from sea lions, spotting Humboldt penguins and a wide variety of guano birds. 
  • On the way to the islands you will be able to appreciate the magnificence of the “Candelabro” (the Candlestick), an enormous and mysterious geoglyph carved on the desert soil, making this a morning of archeological and natural history discovery.


  • Guided visits (Included)
  • Cultural visits (Included)
  • Bird watching (Included)
  • Natural Areas Visits (Included)
  • Boat Rides (Included)

Departure place

  • Private dock of the Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort 

Guide's language

  • Spanish
  • Itinerary

    Day 1
    Ballestas Islands Tour
    • Brief stop for appreciation and explanation of the Candelabro.
    • 45-minute trip around the islands.
    • Bilingual guide (English and Spanish).
    • Onboard maritime radio.
    • Life jackets.
    • Emergency rations.
    • Trained and certified captains.
    • Approximate activity time: 2 hours.


    • Onboard maritime radio.
    • Life jackets.
    • Emergency rations.
    • Trained and certified captains.
    • 1 extra boat in case of emergency, according to Peruvian naval regulations.

    Not included

    • Transfers.


    1. Bring camera, sunscreen, hat, binoculars, windbreaker, and sunglasses.
    2. Take motion sickness pills if sensitive (1 hour before departure).
    3. Eat a light breakfast (A cup of coffee and a croissant will be ready for you at the dock if you don't).
    4. We kindly ask guests to arrive at the dock 20 minutes before scheduled departure so we can register all passengers with the Port Authority.
    5. CHILDREN: From 0 to 3 years, they do not pay (except entrance fees, if applicable). They share a seat and service with parents and / or accompanying adults. From 4 years, they pay full rate.
    6. Service is provided in Shared Mode (with more passengers in the group).
    7. The tours and activities carried out by this Operator have a low level of risk and difficulty and provide the necessary security.
    8. Any material loss or accident is the responsibility of the client.
    9. Service is subject to variation without prior notice, due to weather conditions (rains, huaycos, overflows, etc.), strikes and / or demonstrations and any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary.
    10. Any cancellation of the service for the reasons indicated, no refund applies.In this case, the Operator could carry out a contingency plan with an alternative tour and / or vary the itinerary at the discretion, always to ensure the safety of the traveler and the best service development in its entirety.
    11. If you decide to withdraw before the end of the service, no refund applies.
    12. If you take or buy snacks during the tours, preferably they are light (dried fruits, cookies and water).
    13. If you do not attend the day of the service, it will be considered as "Done" with no place for Claims, Postponements or Returns.


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