Ballestas Islands Excursion

Day Trips & Excursions in Peru

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Venturia will let you discover the Ballestas Islands, located in Paracas - Peru, home to peculiar and diverse coastal fauna. This two-hour journey takes us around several small islands while hearing location cries from sea lions, spotting Humboldt penguins and a wide variety of guano birds. On the way to the islands you will be able to appreciate the magnificence of the “Candelabro” (the Candlestick), an enormous and mysterious geoglyph carved on the desert soil, making this a morning of archeological and natural history discovery.
Depart from the private dock of the Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort. We have two daily departures: at 8:20 A.M. and 10:20 A.M. You will have a private bilingual guide during the tour. Before boarding, we offer to our passengers a light meal: a cup of coffee and a croissant.The tour starts with a brief stop for appreciation and explanation of The Candelabro (the Candlestick). This is an enormous and mysterious geoglyph carved on the desert soil, located approximately 15 minutes from the dock. Then the boat continuous to the island. You will have a 45 minutes trip around the islands. In this several small islands you will appreciate diverse coastal fauna as sea lions, Humboldt penguins and a wide variety of guano birds. The tour lasts around two hours.

What’s included

  • Professional billingual guide.
  • A croissant and cup of coffee before the activity.
  • Onboard maritime radio.
  • Life jackets.
  • Emergency rations.
  • Trained and certified captains.
  • Local taxes.
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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