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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). Put Rancho Primicias at the forefront of your travel plans using our Santa Cruz tour planner.
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  • Grab a cab. Offer $40 for a round trip tour--three hours. The tour will include a trip to los Gemelos as well as to the Ranch. On the ranch you will see what everyone hopes to see in the Galapagos--th...  more »
  • It was a really fun experience to watch these giant lazy boulders meander through the fields. Careful not to get too close to them. They don't really like that. Lot's of good photo ops here.  more »
  • Great place to see the giant tortoises just in their natural habitat. Our local guide from the hotel took us here instead of El Chato and I think locals prefer this place over the other. It wasn't cro...  more »