Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado, San Cristobal

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Wildlife Area
Take a closer look at giant tortoises by paying a visit to Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado, dedicated to raising and caring for this species suffering from a dwindling population. Observe baby tortoises in cages and older ones roaming around, and drop by the visitors center for an in-depth look at the painstaking efforts put forth to help save this endangered animal. Using our international travel planner, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno attractions like Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This was amazingly cool. Lots of huge Galapagos tortoises wandering around freely. However there's tons of those poisonous trees w those little green round fruits they eat that are toxic to humans. If...  more »
  • To see the giant tortoises, we drove 45 minutes inland to this national park where the tortoises are allowed to roam wild but are protected from poachers. It's amazing to see the size of these animals...  more »
  • If you like nature is ideal for sharing with the vegetation of the place and also a suitable site to learn about the history and life of the Galapagos tortoises.
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  • Giant tortoises are incredible creatures. Here, at Galapaguera, you can see them at all ages and sizes. The babies and young ones are sheltered and protected. The older ones roam freely; to be able to see them out-and-about in their natural habitat truly is a privilege.
  • Great place to see giant land turtles and how the National Park tries to up their numbers. They even have a turtle egg you can hold (it's dead though).
  • Awww amazing
  • This galapaguera serves semi-wild refuge for the study and preservation of the endemic species of giant tortoises of San Cristobal Island. Coming here is the opportunity to have a close encounter with galapagos in their habitat, walking along the trail allowed visitors. I arrived early in the morning, and after being with the turtles of Cerro Colorado, went walking along the road to the beach of port Chinese. An unforgettable ride.
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  • Turtles breeding station
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