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Swimming with Wild Sea Lions in Lima

From US$66,67
  • Ride over the waves by speedboat to the Guanera Islands nature reserve with your guide
  • Hop into the sea off Palomino Island to swim with the wild sea lions
  • Views over the cliffs and islands from your vantage point on the water
Swimming with Wild Sea Lions in Lima
From US$66,67
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Swim with sea lions at 10 AM
Swimming with sea lions around the Callao islands in 2.5 hours with speedboats. You will see a lot of birds species, Humboldt penguins and enjoy a nice day. Meeting time 10:00 AM.
From US$66,67
Pick up service and swim
Pick up from your Hotel only in Miraflores (if reserved) between 8 30 and 9 00 AM, please be ready at the hotel lobby.
From US$80,00
The Peruvian coastline is teeming with native marine life—both above and below the waves. On this tour, enjoy an up-close encounter with some of the sea’s boldest inhabitants—wild sea lions. Following an optional hotel pickup in Lima, zoom across the water by speed boat with your guide to swim among the sea lions in their natural habitat. Stay warm in your neoprene wetsuit, and replenish lost energy with a snack afterward.
What to Expect
Head to the marina club in the morning, or upgrade your tour to include a handy hotel pickup from the Miraflores district. Then, hop aboard your speedboat and zoom out toward Palomino Island and the Guanera Islands nature reserve.

Pass San Lorenzo Island, and listen as your guide sheds light on the area’s rich pre-Colombian history. Spot fishing boats bobbing on the waters, and keep watch for native bird colonies and Humboldt penguins.

On arrival at Palomino Island—home to a large colony of sea lions—climb into your neoprene wetsuit and jump into the rolling waves. Splash among the wild sea lions, and enjoy an up-close experience with one of South America’s finest swimmers. With no natural predators to worry about, the sea lions can be surprisingly bold.

When your time in the water comes to an end, enjoy a snack with sweeping views over the soaring cliffs and hidden islets on route back to the marina club.
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Swimming with Sea Lions off Los Palominos Islands, Lima

My daughter H (28) and I (60) having had 15 days mini adventure backpacking across Peru had a day to spare in Lima before flying home. Unbeknown to me H had booked a surprise boat / swimming with sea-lions trip for us and what a...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Freezy but worth it

Part of our entire Peru package, Lima was a must see place for two days and one day we had the pleasure to get here and the other we did sandboarding in the dunes of Lima. Our guide was a very welcoming person but there...More

2  Thank DreVolland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Super Awesome

This trip was great! First day in Peru and it started off great our tour guide Julio was very funny and informative as well as the captain of the boat. We were able to see many species of birds and swimming with the sea lions...More

Thank Gevin K
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile
My first time seeing sea lions and I get to swim with them!

This tour was definitely worth the price paid. The sea lions were so cute and I got so close to them, it was so cool. My first time seeing sea lions and I get to swim with them, so so lucky. Julio was a great...More

3  Thank lucy_tibble
Reviewed 30 March 2018
foggy morning but fun activity

Our day started pretty foggy, so we waited and our guide told us that we'll leave, only not exactly when. Took quite a while, as it seemed that the weather did not turn out to become better than expected, so after almost 2 hours of...More

1  Thank SamBks
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3 May 2018|
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Response from Olga A | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jenny, am not sure what do you mean with the entrance fees. There are no hidden fees in this trip. You just book the trip and here you go :)
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1 May 2018|
Response from Olga A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, it is def a half day trip as you will be back by the afternoon. The ride is approx 20-30 mins then you have some spare time to change into the swimming suits and swim with the sea lions.
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