Went a Long way to go there. But very disappointing results: Everything closed; opening times unreliable. Beautiful landscape but no information accessible.
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About Charles Darwin Research Station
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This is the place on earth that gives respective to animals. They have build a memorial for Lonesome George, as the last giant land tortoise from Pinta Island with $1 million. They receiving funding by donation only, so please be generous to donate otherwise our...More
If you have some time to spare, please walk to the left, of the coast line of puerto ayora, where you find the Darwin Research center. Very well organized and the impressive Turtleprogram
So much free information about all the great projects going on as well as the history of the archipelago and Charles Darwin. It's not too well organized as we weren't quite sure which way to trek through the exhibit but we wandered around and made...More
We visited after seeing the giants in the wild on isabela island. So it was great to work backwards from some of them being released into the wild and then back through the conservation projects here in Santa Cruz. Since the return of lonesome George...More
Came here as part of a tour but was a let down. You see some tortoises, adults and babies and then they show you how they incubate the eggs but only with a poster, you don't see any of the research or lab areas and...More
after being stung fees here there and every where it was really nice to visit such a wonderful educational and interesting place. giant tortise, iguanas and birds gallor. really enjoyed the walk around this park
We visited as part of a guided tour. Easy walk throughout. Covered areas describing what is done there. Saw baby giant tortoises being raised there for eventual release to the wild. Definitely recommend. Takes about 2.5 hours if you are taking your time to really...More