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Rancho Primicias, Santa Cruz

Categories: Tourist Spots, Ranches
Inspirock Rating:
4.9/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
Admire the gentle giants of the Galapagos at Rancho Primicias. Explore the ranch lush with fruit trees and populated by cattle, goats, and giant tortoises. The tortoises are calm and relaxed and will not be frightened if you walk up near them, so the site provides the chance for some great photo ops. Observe the creatures as they roam around the ranch munching on greens and playing in the water. There is also a souvenir shop and a cafe restaurant (known for fresh passion fruit juice). Put Rancho Primicias at the forefront of your travel plans using our Puerto Ayora tour planner.
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  • We visited this place almost immediately after getting off the ferry from Baltra. Boots are available to walk the grounds, yes they are necessary, as you visit the enormous tortoises. We also had a ve...  read more »
  • This place is really something, seeing these animals in viciousness, in their habitat leaves you breathless. When they stretch their necks look like dinosaurs, entrance costs $ 2.50 and you can stay as long as you want. Worth the stop and do a lot of pictures!!! Advice to stop or just arrived or how spaced out, the place lies on the road between puerto ayora and the Itabaca channel. Hire a cab to do so while staying there costs about $ 25.
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  • Wide spread place where land turtles wandering around. They can come and go as they like. Nice to see the big turtles walking around. 
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