A tour to the San Fernando Bay on the coast of Peru is an unforgettable experience for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.
As you embark on the tour, you will be amazed by the breathtaking views of the ocean and the rocky shoreline that surround you.
As you walk along the trail, you will be accompanied by a knowledgeable tour guide who will help you spot some of the most fascinating creatures that call San Fernando home.
You might be lucky enough to see a group of Guanacos grazing on the nearby dunes, with their long necks and soft, woolly coats.
These gentle creatures are a type of South American camelid and live in herds among the dunes overlooking the ocean.
If you’re a birdwatcher, you will be delighted to know that San Fernando is home to the majestic Andean Condor, one of the largest flying birds in the world.
With a wingspan of up to 3 meters, these magnificent creatures are a sight to behold as they soar through the sky above.
As you make your way through the reserve, you will come across various marine creatures, from playful sea otters splashing in the water to majestic pelicans gliding above.
The reserve is home to a vast array of marine life, including sea lions, Humboldt penguins, and various types of marine birds.
08:00 h. Our tour begins with the collection of our clients from their hotels in Nazca.
Shortly afterward, we will drive to the west, following a dirt road towards the ocean.
Along the road, we can spot Guanaco camels, a direct descendant of the Paleo-Llama.
These camels usually roam the desert in search of food, generally in groups.
Likewise, we might also spot foxes, which leaves in burrows in the desert.
Afterward, we will descend to the shores of the ocean and start to explore the bay on foot.
Firstly, we will head to a natural lookout point to observe groups of sea lions.
There, near the shores, we will witness the exciting life of these animals.
Also, you will spot groups of penguins usually near their caves.
Other exciting creatures are the vultures, which are frequently seen feeding on carcasses.
Secondly, we descend to the San Fernando bay to see marine seabirds, including the Pelicans.
Later on, we will have lunch at a lovely spot overlooking the ocean.
Afterward, we will visit the northern part of the bay, where condors are usually seen soaring in the sky.
Finally, we will head to our vehicle and will return to the city of Nazca.
Upon our arrival in Nazca, our driver will drop you off at your hotel.
End of the tour.
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2° – Once availability is confirmed, please send us an email with the following information:
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4° – Finally, receive confirmation via e-mail or WhatsApp.
Change of Tour Date:
You can change the date of your trip at least 3 days of anticipation at no extra charge.
If you cancel your tour 48 hours before the tour begins, we will charge an administration fee of 20%.
100% cancellation fee.
Please note that refunds are not issued due to inclement weather or any other problems caused by a third party.
Where is located Marine Reserve of San Fernando?
San Fernando Bay is located some 70 km to the west of Nazca, in the district of Marcona.
How do we get there?
Firstly, it is a MUST to take a 4×4 transport, as the road is unpaved.
To get to San Fernando we drive south of Nasca, and at some point on the way, we need to take a detour.
From here, we drive deep into the desert, the road is bumpy and at some zones very sandy.
It takes about 2 hours to reach San Fernando.
We highly suggest hiring a guide, otherwise, you might get lost.
What kind of fauna do we see in San Fernando?
We can spot on the road wild American camels and foxes.
At sea, we can see penguins, pelicans, otters, cormorants, Inca terns, and many other species.
How long does the whole tour take?
The whole tour to San Fernando takes approximately 8 hours.