Ballestas Islands boat tour

This tour is a vibrant excursion in Paracas, you can watch sea lions and Humboldt penguins, during 2 hours you will come face-to-face with these amazing animals.

Occasionally, it is possible to see dolphins and whales, obviously this tour is a spectacular choice for animal lovers. In addition to that, you will see lots of seabirds such as pelicans, red-footed Guanay cormorants and a lot other kinds of birds.

While you are on the speed boat, you can take a look to a mysterious geoglyph, similar to the Nazca Lines, that was made on a big sand cliff 1,000 years ago. This is the famous «Candelabro» and it remains the source of much speculation and controversy. For this tour we can pick you up in Paracas, or we do it in Huacachina / Ica and transfer you to Paracas.

This tour includes
  • Transport from your hotel in Huacachina/Ica or Paracas.

  • 2 hour speedboat tour.

  • Tour guide.

  • Life jacket/emergency equipment.

This tour doesn't include
  • Entrance fee  (16 soles per person).

  • Tips for the pilot or guide (Optional).

Departure time and duration
  • 6:30 hrs / We will pick you up from Huacachina or Ica.

  • 8:00 hrs / The tour starts.

  • 11:00 hrs / We take you back to your hotel or you can stay in Paracas.

  • If you are staying in Paracas, we will pick you up at 7:45 hrs and the tour will cost 19 USD or 60 soles (local currency).

What you need to bring
  • Sunglasses.

  •  Winter Jacket (June – September)

  • Hat.

  • Sunscreen.

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