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Ballestas Islands and Paracas Reserve from San Martin Port provided by Las Adventure

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Ballestas Islands and Paracas Reserve from San Martin Port

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 05/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 05/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    Terminal Portuario General San Martín
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Islas Ballestas
  • You'll end at
    Terminal Portuario General San Martín
    Terminal Portuario Gral. San Martín, Peru
    Meeting point at San Martin Port at arrival gate
    See address & details
Important Information
Departure Point
Terminal Portuario General San Martín, Terminal Portuario Gral. San Martín, Peru
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Pickup and drop-off from San Martin Port
  • English and spanish speaking guide
  • Transportation for both tours in group.
  • Bottle of Water.
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Entrance fees. 22 soles per person (8 USD) local payment at reception
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • If your ship has any delay in arriving, we strongly suggest to notify us three to four days in advance so we can arrange a new pick up time. We also suggest you to keep checking your emails in case the pickup time changes.
  • Printed travel voucher or E-travel voucher along with your passport or any ID its required before boarding (verification purpose only).
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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PDJ wrote a review Feb 2020
Sheffield, United Kingdom32 contributions26 helpful votes
Arrived by cruise ship with the Port some distance from the town. Our guide Olenka was their to meet us at the bottom of the gangway. Drive into town to join our speedboat. Thankfully the only one with a cover to keep off the sun. A stop was made to take pictures of the
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from EXCITRIP, Director de Recepción at Ballestas Islands and Paracas Reserve from San Martin Port
Responded 27 Mar 2020
Thank you very much for the nice review, we are more than 18 years operating shore tours from differents cruise line in the world. we effort to give the top service in our place, we use local tour guides, buses and others. as you know we having nice reviews. thank you very much for visiting Peru. LAS ADVDENTURE - TEAM
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Janice R wrote a review Jan 2020
Ajijic, Mexico13 contributions3 helpful votes
We had a cruise port excursion which was supposed to be from San Martin port but we ended up docking near Paracas. The tour company didn’t skip a beat and picked us up in our new location with last minute information. Ballestas Islands were awesome. Could have skipped the
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Date of experience: December 2019
Nelly wrote a review Dec 2019
3 contributions2 helpful votes
Excellent time! This tour started with a group boat tour and then my friend and I were picked up by a private guide who took us into the National Reserve in his car. Manuel, I think his name is. He was terrific. He was patient with my friend and I as we took our time walking on
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Date of experience: November 2019
Trevor wrote a review Nov 2019
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom17 contributions8 helpful votes
All the arrangements for the two trips were so efficient. Las adventure even picked us up as we arrived in Paracas and took us to our hotel. Manuel, our English speaking guide was so well informed and answered all our questions with real enthusiasm! We could tell he was so
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Response from EXCITRIP, Propietario at Ballestas Islands and Paracas Reserve from San Martin Port
Responded 22 Nov 2019
Thank you very much for your comments. Our goal and passion is that you have a beautiful experience and want to return to Paraca. Thank you very much for your visit and your confidense to our company. Joel Jara - Las Adventure
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ParacasFullAventura wrote a review Jul 2019
Chincha1 contribution2 helpful votes
Well how can i start? We booked some tours with "Las Adventure", and we never expected such a nice tour. The tour was very well organized, They were very nice and friendly people, Paracas has a nice weather. We were picked up at the port about 9:15. It was nice because we hadn't
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Las Adventure
We enjoyed our visit to the Islands to appreciate the wildlife and historical facts of the area. The tour operator
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Joel took care of everything perfectly for a week!
I can’t recommend Joel enough. We traveled as two couples; our friends had hired Joel a decade ago so contacted him
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Best way to see Paracas National Reserve!
We had a great time on this trip! We had a blast cruising around the reserve on our buggy. They allow about 10-15 m
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Two hours well spent
Four of us took the group tour to Ballestas Island. The tour was seamless from beginning to end.. We were met at th
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Robb H
Tour from cruise ship
We took an excellent group tour from Paracas after tendering in from our cruise ship. I think there was some miscom
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Amazing shore tour to salaverry port
I would say this is amazing experience with las adventure from salaverry port, we saw the archeological center of c
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Three amazing days in Paracas with Las Adventure
We spent three days coordinated with Joel at Las Adventure in Paracas including our transfers to and from Lima. We
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Highly recommended!
Great time , Thank you this was fantastic , thanks for unforgettable days , I will return,I felt at home . Greetin
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Full of fun and amazing scenery.
We were taken to Ballestas islands by speed boat and ere given sufficient time to go round the islands. There Seals
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The best choice you can make for your tours in Paracas
Joel is a genuine hard working guy putting all his energy in providing the best experience possible in Paracas. We
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very good tour to the islands
our cruise ship changed the port from San Martin to Paracas (tendered). I e-mailed the company about the change and
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Got trolled
Lars Augustin trolled us, cost 15 soles more than competitior. Said guide talks english but didnt say a word in eng
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Amazing the nazca lines from San Martín port
Amazing tour organized by las adventure Android I book by my own and my Friends by viator and we had wonderful tim
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Fascinating way to see sea lions up close!
It was very easy to get a boat.... just walk toward the dock and you'll have a choice of several boats, all about t
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Great organization and fun activities!
We did the boat tour and the buggy trip. This was a perfect activity for in the morning! The communication in advan
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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