Rancho Primicias, Santa Cruz

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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). To visit Rancho Primicias and get the most from your holiday in Puerto Ayora, create itinerary details personal to you using our Puerto Ayora sightseeing planner .
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  • Simply arrive at the Santa Cruz Island (Galápagos), to enjoy a unique and extraordinary experience in futures Ranch, located a few minutes from the central part of the island. A gift of nature.
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  • The turtles are found in their natural state, they mate for life, you'll find turtles of all ages, and at the end of the tour a ranch restaurant to taste teas, organic coffee and lunch.
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  • Adorable animals. Turtle meat is sold whether raised for. After grilling the tortoise. They're so used to people. You can see the roads everywhere freely roam.
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