Rancho Primicias, Santa Cruz

4.9
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 Santa Cruz, create itinerary details personal to you using our Santa Cruz sightseeing planner .
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  • There are Galapagos elephant sea turtles everywhere in the protected area, and i am overwhelmed by the power of their size and their cuteness. There is also a café on site, so you can take a break.
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  • This private farm is a great place to see many tortoises roaming freely through the area. $5 admission gets you rubber boots (highly recommended since there's a lot of mud and "poop") and a coffee or ...  more »
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