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Islas Ballestas, Paracas
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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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  • Boat trip around the islands with a view of the birds, pinguines, pelicans and sea lions. Try to get one of the first boats before it gets to crowdy. Downside to an early start is the 99% chance on fo...  more »
  • It is a wonderful place and you can visit yacht hired by company... you can see fauna features such as sea lions, seabirds, tendril, and Humboldt penguins... is a beautiful experience to visit it
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  • Turn on a really nice boat that allows to get close to the animals in their natural environment. My advice: get on the left side of the boat and to the bottom, saw that the majority of the time, it runs along the Islands on this side here
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