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Islas Ballestas, rocky home of birds, penguins and sea-lion

Thousands and thousands of birds live on these rock islands in the Pacific Ocean. You will sea lions and a few Humbold penguins.

Islas Ballestas
Islas Ballestas, rocky home of birds, penguins and sea-lion
Program and customer conditions
Islas Ballestas.pdf (701.23KB)
Islas Ballestas, rocky home of birds, penguins and sea-lion
Program and customer conditions
Islas Ballestas.pdf (701.23KB)


Beautiful 2-hour tour to investigate the Candelabro, a huge mysterious figure in a sand dune at the coast and the solid rocks of Islas Ballestas. There are some nice birds to see, distinct species of cormorant, pelicans, the Inca stern and a Humbold penguins. On the same rocks live some sea-lion families which you can observe from really close by. In this tour you don`t leave the boat.

This tour starts at Pisco.

Program

Tour depending on climatic conditions

07:15: Leaving the hotel
08:00: Boarding fast open motorboats
08.20: Sea-lions, pelicans and Candelabro.
08:45: Islas Ballestas
09:30: Back to Paracas
10:15: End of tour

Highlights

The birdlife, the penguins and the sea-lions. The islands itself are also very photogenetic.

Degree of difficulty

Easy. For the ones suffering sea sickness, take a pill.

When

Best travel time April to October.

Included

Transport, boat-tour, guide.

Not included

Tips, personal expenses, everything not mentioned.

What to bring

Warm/rain clothes, water, sunscreen, hat, if needed pills against sea-sickness.

Price

Depending on luxury class, form of transport and amount of people. Request quote