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Islas Ballestas, Paracas

Categories: Islands, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web
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. Make Islas Ballestas a part of your Paracas vacation plans using our Paracas trip itinerary builder.
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  • If going to Pisco or Paracas is is a stop required. Just minutes from the port of El Chaco will arrive to the Ballestas Islands, where from the boat that will take you can discover birds and mammals who come to relax in these islands. It is important to see and understand what this space helps to protect. It would be even better if the quality of the service and the informal agencies improved.
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  • Visiting the Ballestas Islands has been described as a mini-Galapagos experience - this is very accurate. And much cheaper! You will see an absolutely amazing amount of wildlife - infinite number and ...  read more »
  • The islands are undoubtedly interesting and beautiful, however you need to like birds as this is 95% of what you'll see. Few seals otherwise just birds 
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