Tours Ballestas Islands
- Spanish Guide – English
- Slider (capacity 40 pax)
- Tourist rates
Hours: 8:00 am -10: 00 am
The maritime tour of 2 hours, which starts from the loading dock in the Chaco, consisting of two stops along the way:
Candelabra: A mysterious figure located north of the Paracas Peninsula, made in low relief on a hill of the peninsula, which until now not its origin and meaning is known, there are several theories, among the most striking mentioned it was made by pirates and other signal as it was aliens. This enigmatic figure is 128 m. long, 67 m. wide and originally would have had 3 m. deep.
Ballestas Islands: This is a guano island, located on the edge of the reserve, the most important for tourism. Here you can see the marine flora and fauna, highlighting the Humboldt penguins, sea lions and the varieties of birds. Also you can see large arches, one of them the famous “Rainbow of Desire”, and tunnels, as a result of sea erosion, which gives beauty to this island. And finally return to the pier.
Children under 5 years of age do not pay tourist rates nor the tour, but they share a seat with a relative. If you want the comfort of the child, will pay an extra seat.
In no time you get off the slider, the tour is over the thumb.