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1-Day Palomino Isles Boat Tour in Lima

1-Day Palomino Isles Boat Tour in Lima

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1-Day Palomino Isles Boat Tour in Lima
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At the Callao boat dock, you will board your boat for a 4-hour tour of the islands. The guide will point out historical sites, geological features, and marine birds. About 1/2 hour will be spent swimming with the sea lions (optional).

Transportation between your Lima hotel and the boat dock is included. Group tour.


Day 1: PALOMINO ISLANDS / 4-hour boat tour of the Palomino Islands, viewing the marine wildlife en route (B)


This is a 1/2 day boat tour (morning), exploring the coast of el Callao and visiting the Island of Palomino. You will interact with the wildlife, such as sea lions, sea birds and penguins, that live in this area. Pick up at your hotel and begin the boat tour, watching for the unique, touching sites that will leave you pondering the moving beauty of nature.

Our tour will pass by or visit these wonderful islands: El Camotal: Part of the old port of el Callao, this island is covered by the ocean as a result of the 1746 earthquake. On low-tide days, you may observe some remains. San Lorenzo Island: Once the place of religious centers in pre-Columbian times, it became a bone yard for seamen, pirates and corsairs during the Colony. Later, it was used for research by many, including Charles Darwin. Now, as a military area, you will have a panoramic view of the island as we sail past. El Fronton Island: This sticks out of the seas as a huge rock! You will see the remains of the eponymous old Penitentiary...and listen to some of its countless stories and anecdotes! Cavinzas Islands: This group of islands have many natural caves and caverns. It is the last guano harvesting site. Now, the isles are a natural paradise for seabirds such as pelicans, Peruvian boobies, iguanas, red-leg cormorants, and a variety of gulls. We may even see Humboldt penguins. Palomino Islands: This is an important group of islands for habitat and refuge for sea lions. These huge, frolicsome, friendly animals thrive in these rocky islands, with plenty of trilling natural caves and caverns.

If you are prepared, you may take a swim and a picture with sea lions in the background! The exciting day on the water and viewing wildlife ends with your return to your hotel. 4 hour tour, plus transportation time to/from boat dock.

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1-Day Palomino Isles Boat Tour in Lima
from $110 USD
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NOTE: Prices are per person in U.S. dollars based on double/triple occupancy. All quotations are based on the current rates of park fees, VAT, other government taxes, and current exchange rates. Should any of these be increased or a new tax introduced, these increases will be added on even if your trip has already been paid for.

  • All accommodations per itinerary
  • All meals per itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All tours and entrance fees per itinerary (unless listed as excluded)
  • All transportation and transfers per itinerary
  • Pick up and drop off at hotel
  • Transportation to/from the boat dock
  • Bilingual naturalist guide
  • Boat tour
  • Personal floatation device (life jacket)
  • Key for identification of birds
  • Snacks
  • Wet suits, mask, snorkel, fins; must provide wet suit size and shoe size.
  • The crew will offer motion sickness pills at the start of your tour
  • NOTE: All of our procedures in the field are controlled by an Environmental Management System certified under ISO 14001.
  • International and domestic flights
  • Meals not listed
  • Beverages and alcohol
  • Tips for guides, drivers, hotel staff
  • Optional tours
  • Single room supplement
  • Personal expenses (visas, airport taxes, Internet, etc.)
  • Tips for your driver, naturalist guide and boat driver
  • Personal expenses
  • Bring sun hat, sun screen, camera, binoculars!

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