Islas Ballestas, Paracas

4.6
Explore the natural beauty of Peru as you walk around Islas Ballestas, home to an abundance of wildlife and one of the country's ancient mysteries. Hire a boat to take you to the island while watching for dolphins and sea lions along the way. On the island, take a walk around the beaches, lagoons, and sand dunes. Keep your eyes peeled for a multitude of migrant birds. While walking through the dunes, you'll see a large geoglyph in the shape of a candelabra. Take a look at our Paracas tour itinerary website to schedule your visit to Islas Ballestas and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • INCREDIBLE! The wildlife (seabirds and Sea Lions along with Humboldt penguins) is so prolific and active that it is hard to believe. There is far more to see here than there is in The Galapagos...  more »
  • This is an eye opening experience, but sit on the left side of the boat for better viewing! We saw 1000's of birds and 100's of sea lions. The boat was fine and the weather also.  more »
  • This is one of my favorite destinations. We were able to observe different types of wildlife at a very close range. Then we went to the museum. Beautiful experience!  more »

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