Day trip

From Lima: Huacachina Oasis, Sandbording & Ballestas Islands

From Lima: Huacachina Oasis, Sandbording & Ballestas Islands

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From $235 $199.75 per person

Explore the Ballestas Islands by boat. Ride a dune buggy & go sandboarding in Huacachina. Taste the Pisco & wines of the area at a boutique vineyard.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 17 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup from the following districts: Miraflores, Barranco, Chorrillos, Surquillo, San Isidro, Downtown Lima (historic center), San Borja, Surco, Pueblo Libre, Jesus Maria, Magdalena, San Miguel, Rimac and Lince.
Small group
Limited to 14 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a boat tour of the Ballestas Islands, a wildlife haven in Paracas
  • Admire sea lions, seals, and migratory birds in their natural habitat
  • Visit the El Catador Vineyard to taste Peruvian wines and Pisco
  • Enjoy adventure sports in the sand dunes of the Huacachina Oasis
  • Be accompanied on this fascinating day trip by an expert local guide
Full description
See the desert oasis and natural hotspots on a full-day tour from Lima. Sail to Ballestas Island to see colonies of sea lions and seals. Explore Huacachina desert in a dune buggy and go sand boarding. Enjoy exquisite Piscos and wines on a vineyard tour. After pickup, head south to make your way to Islas Ballestas. Stop for a delicious breakfast. Then, go to Paracas dock to take a speed boat to the Ballestas Islands. These rocky islands, located off the Pacific coast of Peru, are perfect for animal lovers. Spot several birds and mammals including penguins, sea lions, pelicans, and dolphins in this wildlife haven. Enjoy the rugged coastline of soaring cliffs, rocky beaches, and remote sea caves. Check out the enigmatic Paracas Candelabra, a giant prehistoric geoglyph in the Paracas Peninsula at Pisco Bay. Then, visit the El Catador Vineyard to learn about the production process of wines, sparkling wines, and the exquisite Pisco, the emblematic drink of Peru. Sample some local drinks and enjoy a walk in this artisanal winery. Continue to Huacachina to see its beautiful oasis. Relax in the lap of nature surrounded by beautiful landscapes. Enjoy your day in the desert, taking a dune buggy tour and practicing sandboarding. Soak in the spectacular landscape formed by a lagoon of emerald green waters and large dunes.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tour guide
  • Buggy tour in the desert
  • Speed boat to the Ballestas Islands
  • All entrance tickets
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Luggage or large bags
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