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A rich biodiversity awaits you off the coast of Peru.
Did you know that the Ballestas Islands are also known as the Little Galapagos?
El Candelabro is the famous figure of the Ballestas Islands.
The reason and the creator of El Candelabro are unknown.
The Ballestas Islands are a natural highlight off the rough Pacific coast.
You will see countless birds and sea lions at close quarters on the Ballestas Islands.
"Little Galapagos" - an allusion to the richness of species on the rocky islands.
The Ballestas Islands are part of the Paracas Nature Reserve.
The overwhelming amount of animals you'll see will have you speechless.
Capture beautiful photos of your favorite animals.
The Ballestas Islands are famous for its many cormorants, pelicans and sea lions which you can hear from far away.
Explore the Ballestas Islands by boat to see its beautiful facets from a new perspective.
Sea lions frolic in large numbers, both in the water and on the rocks.
Pleasant boat trip to the Ballestas Islands
Watch countless birds, pelicans, penguins, and sea lions up close
Includes transfer & English-speaking tour guide
A boat trip to the Ballestas Islands is an amazing experience for all ages. Countless birds, pelicans, and penguins call this place home. The sea lions are particularly enchanting. Take out your camera and capture these animal encounters for eternity!
Today is dedicated to the Ballestas Islands. In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel and brought to the pier of Paracas. A speedboat will be waiting for you there to take you to the Ballestas Islands.
What’s so special about the Ballestas Islands, anyway? Located off the coast of Peru, the rocky islands offer a particularly rich biodiversity: About 200 species of birds, such as seagulls, pelicans, penguins, and even sea lions live here in their natural habitat.
Since the Ballestas Islands are a protected area, the animals may only be observed from the boat. We therefore recommend that you take binoculars with you. Listen to the sounds of nature and keep your camera ready!