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Islas Palomino

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lima, Callao, Peru
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great tour. Thousands of sea lions! Better than Ballestas Islands and closer to Lima. Two and a half hour tour, you get to swim with sea lions. Also lots of sea birds and pengins. Really amazing!!

Thank LucianaVergueiro
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took a 4 hour tour of the islands. We saw Sea Lions and Penguins before we even got to the islands. 5000 Sea Lions on a small island equals Stench!!!! It stinks!!!! Bit still a really cool sight to see. We even stopped by...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always, when possible, try to devote a day of our travels to getting on the water. Its a unique perspective of the country we're visiting and its always therapeutic spending time on the seas. We boarded at the port of Callao, just 30 minutes...More

Thank Roy R
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Half day trip. Transfer and boat. Boat was about 4 hours. Trip covered 4 islands - former naval base, former prison, penguin colony and finally, literally thousands of sea lions. Got to swim with the sea lions. The guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. Overall, a...More

Thank JSPK14
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went on this day trip. It was absolutely fantastic - both guides were friendly and helpful. Wilson particularly was excellent - he spoke perfect English and sat with us throughout the trip to inform us the history of the islands and...More

Thank Amy6795
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Swimming with the sea lions was just magical, you can actually see them approach and look at you, and feel fins slapping your legs as they go. Make sure you are comfortable in the water though as it is quite choppy even with a life...More

Thank Julien B
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Swimming with sea lions in the ocean might feel a little scary . Yeah in the beginning it was , jumping in the cold water surrounded by hundreds of screaming sea lions . But getting so close to them touching them as they swim by...More

Thank Mattias H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Amazing experience. Another world a short boat-trip from Lima. If you hava a chance, go there, watch the pelicans and penguins and swim with the thousands of sea lions. Well worth the time and expense!

Thank Siri G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A great way to start out trip to Peru. We took the two-hour boat ride from Lima out to Islas Palomino. 6000 Sea Lions call this island home. It smells like sea lions, but once you get over the smell you jump into the ocean...More

2  Thank JeannieSmallTown
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The boat trip around the islands was amazing, but the ability to swim with the sea lions was incredible.

Thank Brion B
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25 April 2017|
Response from Mutludem | Reviewed this property |
Yeah cheapest tours around 35 USD. They pick you up from the harbour, 2 hours boat journey (they offer you some free pills against sea sickness) and when you arrive the island they stop. You may or may not (it's up to you... More
6 August 2016|
Response from Craig-World-Travelle | Reviewed this property |
We did it from our cruise ship but we got in a day early (medical issue with one of passengers) so we didn't have luggage issue. I don't think the ship will hold luggage and there is no way to get back to ship once you... More