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Paracas Explorer - One Day Tours

Av. Paracas Mz. D-Lote 09, Paracas 11201, Peru
+51 56 531487
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Good trip but poor service.

Used this company to do a Ballastas Islands trip and transfer to another nearby town. The trip was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
aoibh92
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Cork, Ireland
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Great tour, well worth it

The tour was great, meeting point was easy to find and walking distance to port. In the port, we... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Martin J
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PARACAS EXPLORER S.A.C. It is a dedicated tourist service company with a mission visitor to provide Our ​​Customers Offer tour packages , visit the Ballestas Islands, Paracas National Reserve , City Tour Ica, Flight over the Nazca Lines In these last 2 years we have achieved market position , obtaining quality services and customer satisfaction .
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible17%
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“the reserve” (3 reviews)
“hour tour” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Av. Paracas Mz. D-Lote 09, Paracas 11201, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used this company to do a Ballastas Islands trip and transfer to another nearby town. The trip was great and comes highly recommended however both trips ran late and staff weren't open to sharing information as to why we were 45 minutes behind schedule which...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The tour was great, meeting point was easy to find and walking distance to port. In the port, we waited a bit until we boarded the boat. On our way to the islands the captain made few stops and pointed out things, explained the history...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Great if you want to get completely soaked with sea water. About an hour is spent travelling to the island and back and the boat is packed full with passengers so all the passengers at the back get totally drenched with sea water. The boat...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We did the Ballestas Island tour and it was just scam! The 2 hours tour actually just lasted one and a half hours in which it took 35 minutes to get to the islands and 35 minutes back. As you can see we just had...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Speedboat tour to the Ballestas Island tour was efficient and well run, with good narration. We booked in connection with PeruHop as this was one of their recommended tours. Loved it. We booked separately with Paracas Explorers for the ATV tour of the Paracas Reserve....More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

It's a short and sweet tour of the Ballestas Islands. Professional and knowledgeable guides show you around the island (via boat) and share with you a variety of information about the wildlife and history of the island. If you're in the neighbourhood, take the trip....More

1  Thank Big_sexy97
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Even the cruise company calls the port of call is "Pisco/ Peru", you most probably will be docked at the Porto San Martin, about 20 km/ 12 miles distance from PARACAS and about 35 km/  22 miles from Pisco. In case your cruise company offers...More

2  Thank anoushka90
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

I booked a couple tours with Paracas Explorer based on the good reviews, but I was disappointed with both experiences. The Ballestas Island tour was a good value, but the process of entering the marina and boarding the boat was a bit chaotic. There was...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Only do this tour when you can bribe the guide. The best seats were reserved for some guests. When we asked why - the driver didn't want to talk to us didnt even look at us and gave us a sign to go away. To...More

Thank Sam B
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We did the Ballestas tour and booked through the bus company PeruHop. Tour was great and everything we saw was fantastic. The tour guide was very informative. Lots of sea lions, pelicans, and other bird species which he spoke about in depth. We only saw...More

1  Thank Chadders14
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