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Palomino, Callao

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Island Nature / Park
A kind of mini Galapagos, Palomino is a group of small islets rich in wildlife and lush tropical beaches. A large population of sea lions and seabirds are native to the area, so take your camera or binoculars if you wish to spot the creatures during your visit. Swimming with the sea lions is a viable option here, though visitors who choose to do so are advised that these are wild and unpredictable animals. If you're prone to motion sickness, be aware that the boat trip to the islands can be very choppy. See Palomino and all Callao has to offer by arranging your trip with our Callao tour planner.
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  • Amazing experience. Another world a short boat-trip from Lima. If you hava a chance, go there, watch the pelicans and penguins and swim with the thousands of sea lions. Well worth the time and expense...  more »
  • A great way to start out trip to Peru. We took the two-hour boat ride from Lima out to Islas Palomino. 6000 Sea Lions call this island home. It smells like sea lions, but once you get over the smell y...  more »
  • The boat trip around the islands was amazing, but the ability to swim with the sea lions was incredible.  more »