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Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado

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Galapagos National Park, 120506, Ecuador
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Once again, I come to this place. Once you enter this turtle sanctuary, be prepared with your camera rolling. We were immediately greeted by two large turtles by the gate walking along the trail path. Oh, please close the door behind you so they won’t...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great place to see large tortoises, but it's a breeding center. Nice trails and natural habitats. Exhibits left something to be desired, so it was good we were with a group and a guide.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jerome B
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We went, and we were the only ones there that morning. The tortoises had just started moving, which means we got to see them lumbering around, with only us to watch, for hours. It was wonderful. We did this as part of a combo tour...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We cruised the Galápagos Islands for 8 days / 7 nights. We chose the Galaven, 24 passengers , 11 crew. The reason we chose this boat was its itinerary from San Cristabel to Baltra, one of the best itineraries it the Galápagos . Yes the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank David H
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Great highlight of our trip! The tortoises are very impressive and the park is nicely made. There is a nice walkway (takes ca 45min to complete including watching and taking photos of the animals). The walk is therefore always partly shaded and you are not...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

I hired a taxi driver to take me to Cerro Colorado. The cost was $20 each way. I didn't care about the typical additions of stopping at beaches, I only wanted to go see the habitat. Driver waited for me while I followed the circuitous...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank danoinec
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Walk on the boardwalk here. Lovely selection of baby and older tortoises. Not a long walk around but well worth it. Found it hard to get a return if didnt want to walk and did not have anything prebooked..

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

This was the only place in the Galapagos where we got to see young turtles. Enclosures with small ones ages 1-5. Plus, of course, big ones roaming the grounds. Lots of birds around, and easy to photograph. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We got to see lots of tortoises and a wide variety of birds. Nice easy walk through the preserve. This was free. It is remote but the taxi fare was $20 and stayed with us and showed us three different sites.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This was amazingly cool. Lots of huge Galapagos tortoises wandering around freely. However there's tons of those poisonous trees w those little green round fruits they eat that are toxic to humans. If you go w kids make sure they don't grab and eat or...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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7 November 2016|
Response from jas2world | Reviewed this property |
I spent 3 days on San Cristobal and never saw or heard of a bus. It's all taxis. What you want to do is hail a taxi in town and for $30-40 the taxi will take you anywhere you want to go for 3-4 hours. That's enough to do the... More