Ballestas Islands Boat Tour in Paracas

Ballestas Islands Boat Tour in Paracas

Explore the stunning Ballestas Islands by boat and get impressed of the amazing ecosystem of this magic place.

The tour to the Balletas Islands in Paracas will take you to admire beautiful islands situated in the Pacific Ocean with a unique marine wildlife.

Discover this wonder of the nature with us!

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Muelle El Chaco, Mlle. El Chaco, Paracas, Peru

In the morning, the transport service will pick you up from your Paracas hotel to go to El Chaco dock, the boarding point for the boat ride to Ballestas Islands.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Candelabro de Paracas (Candelabra of Paracas), 6M4R+9GG, Paracas 11550, Peru

After boarding, we will go to Ballestas Islands, located 30 minutes away from the coast of Paracas. On the way you can see the still inexplicable lines drawn in the sand forming a candelabrum. This mysterious geoglyph measures 590 ft., and is circa 2,500 years old.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Islas Ballestas, Paracas 11660 Peru

We will continue the tour until reach the islands. It is a natural reserve of beautiful geological formations, impressive fauna where you will find sea lions, penguins and birds such as the pelican, among other species found in the archipelago.
Due to the number of birds that lives in the area, and with the migratory ones, these islands have the best natural fertilizer in the world: the guano. Peru used the guano to improve the economy, between 1845 and 1866.
At the end of the tour, we will return to the dock, and you will be transferred back to your hotel in Paracas.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"Most travelers can participate"
"You should bring sunscreen, hat and sun glasses, comfortable clothes, windbreaker jacket."
"If you are prone to motion sickness, please take any necessary precautions. Consult a medical professional before taking any medication."
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 2 Hours
Start location: Hotel Owae Paracas, Mz c LT. 6, Paracas 11550, Peru
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up and drop-off in centrally located hotels in Paracas

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


  • Transfer To And From The Hotel To The Embark Point
  • Shared Boat Ride
  • Coffee and/or Tea

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Boarding Tax S/ 40 soles per person, only cash accepted before the boarding


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