From Paracas: Ballestas Island Cruise & Paracas Reserve Tour

Activity provider: LAS ADVENTURE

From Paracas: Ballestas Island Cruise & Paracas Reserve Tour

Activity provider: LAS ADVENTURE

From US$ 50 per person

Explore the highlights of the Ballestas Islands on a boat trip and step into Paracas National Reserve to admire the desert landscape. Take a guided tour from Paracas and get dropped off in Huacachina.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English


  • Visit the highlights of Paracas
  • Discover a diverse range of marine life and flora and fauna
  • Walk around the driest desert in the world, with stunning landscapes and cliffs
  • See humboldt penguins and the red beach
Full description
The meeting point will be at Las Adventure to begin your adventure. Board a speedboat with your guide, and jet out onto the sea towards the stunning Ballestas. Stop at the Paracas Peninsula to see the Candelabro, an enigmatic glyph carved into the side of the island, whose purpose, and creator, remain a mystery to this day. Continue onwards towards the marine sanctuary of Ballestas. Gaze upon the rocky shores filled to the brim with sunbathing seals, and penguins diving into the turbid waters to hunt underneath the surface. See other beautiful specimens, like majestic pelicans, and colorful blue-footed boobies. Return to Las adventure for a drive to Paracas National Reserve. Discover the almost alien landscape of the Paracas National Reserve, with vast sprawling deserts and high sandstone cliffs. Driving through the reserve, see the Cathedral, an area where a vast rock formation once stood before being destroyed by a cataclysmic earthquake. Visit the stunning maroon-sand beaches of Playa Roja and Lagunillas Beach. Having seen some of the world's most unique natural features, flora, and fauna, In lagunillas beach there you will have time for lunch in local restaurants, later the bus will take you to huacachina and end of the services - you will get to huacacahina or ica at around 16:30
  • Bilingual guide in English/Spanish
  • Boat tour to Ballestas Islands by group
  • Paracas Reserve group tour
  • Transportation to Huacacahina or Ica
  • Entrances fee for adults (22 Peruvian Soles per person, cash only)
  • Entrances fee for kids (11 Peruvian Soles per person, cash only)
  • Food and other drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Babies under 1 year
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Meet at LAS ADVENTURE Tours in Paracas.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Baby strollers
  • Alcohol and drugs
Customer reviews

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4 /5

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Everything was great apart from the bus getting 40 minutes late to Huacachina. It wasn't because of traffic but because of the driver delivering people around hotels in Ica. We only had one hour to visit Huacachina.

October 21, 2022


October 28, 2022

Product ID: 427545