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Rancho Primicias, Santa Cruz
(4.9/5 based on 110+ 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 were a group of nine international American students plus our university liaison traveling throughout Gal├ípagos for about a week. Rancho Primicias was our very first stop at the beginning of our tr...  more »
  • Great place to go with family or in group. Very interesting. Good attention. Total tranquility and fun photo with shells
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  • A private reserve among several that are protecting the island's endangered tortoise species. A pleasant on-site restaurant (cash only) with limited menu ... chicken, fish, cheese empanada ... all del...  more »