Get up close and personal with the rich array of marine life that inhabits the waters and rocky shores of Peru during this full-day trip to the Ballestas Islands and Paracas National Reserve. Start your morning with a boat ride to the Ballesta Islands, stopping to check out the Candelabra geoglyph and observe the wild array of species like Humboldt penguins, Peruvian boobies (birds), sea lions and sometimes even dolphins that inhabit the area. In the afternoon continue your trip at Paracas National Reserve, observing the area’s Andean flamingos, whales, and other wildlife. Your trip also includes the services of a guide.
The island of Palomino is home to a large colony of sea lions that live without natural predators. While the sea lions are still wild animals and it’s forbidden to touch them, this sightseeing cruise from Lima allows you to get in the water and swim with them. Plus, during the ride to Palomino, you'll cruise past other islands that host Peruvian birds such as Humboldt penguins and Peruvian boobies. Pickup and drop-off from Lima are included.
Get up close with the wildlife paradise of the Palomino Islands, offering a chance to swim with local sea lions and learn about the area’s native birds, during this 4-hour excursion. Journey by boat to this chain of islands just off shore from Lima. Then hop into the water as you splash around with the friendly population of sea lions. You’ll also spot a variety of birds, including Inca Terns, Peruvian boobies, Humboldt penguins and red-legged cormorants. Your Palomino Islands trip also includes a guide, wetsuit and lifejacket for the swim and round-trip hotel transport.
Journey by boat from Paracas for a 2-hour trip to Peru’s unspoiled Ballestas Islands, a marine sanctuary where you can observe a wealth of sea birds and marine life in their natural habitat. Spot for some of the Islands’ rich array of penguins, Peruvian boobies (native birds), sea lions and Peruvian pelicans, along with many more species. If you’re lucky, you might even observe a dolphin or two. You’ll also enjoy views of the mysterious 490-foot (150-meter) Candelabra geoglyph, rumored to have been constructed in ancient times. Your boat ride also includes the services of a guide.
Head out on a guided sightseeing cruise in the waters off Lima, looking for local wildlife and learning about island history. Pass by Real Felipe Fortress and hear its fascinating story as your boat makes its way toward Palomino, Cabinzas, and El Frontón islands. Keep an eye out for sea lions and native birds while you sit back and enjoy this mainland escape.
Venturia will let you explore in this one hour and a half ride the bay of Paracas in a luxury yacht. Choose from one of three departure times when you book. Only for 12 people max per departure. *Do not include Ballestas Islands tour, it is only a Paracas Bay trip.
Explore Paracas Bay in style during this premium motorboat tour. Ideal for visitors with limited time, this cruise offers three daily departure times and allows you to escape the crowds on land with a small group of up to 12 people. Plus, exploring with a guide allows you to get closer to wildlife such as sea lions and birds.