Desert Oasis, Sandboarding and Mini-Galapagos - 1 Day Tour from Lima

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Desert Oasis, Sandboarding and Mini-Galapagos - 1 Day Tour from Lima

Sealions, Penguins, Dune Buggys, Sandboarding, and a Desert Oasis all in 1 day!

Operated by the most reviewed travel company in Peru. Our huge luxury private buses (other companies use small vans or bring you on public buses) ensure that you can relax in a safe and comfortable environment, accompanied by our local guide giving tips and advice to you and your fellow travelers on board. Hotel/hostel pickup and drop-offs ARE included!

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Miraflores District, Lima Peru

Depart from Lima around 6:00 am, direct to Paracas, arriving around 9:45 am.

Stop At: Paracas, Paracas, Ica Region

Arrive in Paracas around 9:45 am, you will then go with your guide to port to board the boat for the tour to Ballestas Island.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Islas Ballestas, Paracas 11660 Peru

Take a speedboat out to the Ballestas Islands to see penguins and sea lions in their natural habitat. – Paracas

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Huacachina, Huacachina, Ica Region

Depart from Paracas to Huacachina at 1:30 pm, arriving around 2:45.

You will have free time until 4:00 pm, when the buggy and sandboarding tour starts.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Huacachina, Huacachina, Ica Region

Dune Buggy up and Sandboard down the biggest sand dunes at the only desert oasis in South America.

Duration: 2 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Please bring breakfast with you (direct bus)."
"Please don’t be late, as bus must leave on time to do Ballestas Islands at 10:00 am."
"Bring sunscreen, it is hot all year round in Paracas and Huacachina."
"Food is not included, although we have discounts in many restaurants."
"See itinerary for hour by hour plan."
"Important holidays: Easter weekend April 14-17 and July 28-30 is Independence Day Celebration in Peru: The pick-up time will be 1 hour before the usual time, Sandboarding/dunebuggy (Huacachina) only 1 hour (all operators) and Ballestas Islands (Paracas) only1 hour and 30 minutes (all operators)"
"Warm weather all year round. Light-weight jumper/jacket for speedboat ride to Ballestas. Closed-toe footwear for Sandboarding."
"Minimum age is 3 years"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"The bus will arrive back in Lima around 11:30 pm - midnight"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"

Start Time: 05:30 AM
Duration: 18 Hours
Start location: McDonald's, Av. Oscar R. Benavides 140 Miraflores, Cercado de Lima, Miraflores 15074, Peru
Traveler pickup is offered
The exact pick up time will be provided through the Viator chat.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Luxury bus transportation
  • Restroom on board
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel
  • 2-hour boat tour to the Ballestas Island
  • 2-hour Sandboarding and dunne buggy tour
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Islas Ballestas

Not Included

  • Food and drinks


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