Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado, San Cristobal

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.3/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web
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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  • very preserved and concerned about the perpetuation of the giant tortoises of the galapagos. many Centennial turtles
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  • The reason of the name of the archipelago is undoubtedly this endemic animal from the Islands... LA GALAPAGUERA is the place where they study, play and preserveran these species... Very instructive and exciting to see the turtles since birth (eggs) to 4 years of age in study, after which are released in their habitat... There exist some adult species for exhibition to tourists.
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  • Tucked way up in the highlands is this giant tortoise breeding facility. They have tortoises from babies to 90 years old. The older ones are in the wild and just roam the area. very fascinating to see...  read more »
  • 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).
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  • It is a beautiful place to have a family, very quiet and safe
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  • You can appreciate the process of growth of the turtles and see them grow in their natural environment
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  • Good place for pictures
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