Royal Galapagos
Tortoise Breeding Station
Tortoise at Puerto Villamill's Breeding Station, Isabela

Tortoise Breeding Station
(Puerto Villamil)

This center was created to protect animals in their first years of life from the threats of foreign species such as pigs and donkeys. Giant tortoise eggs are collected and brought to the center where they are hatched and kept for five years before being released to their natural environment.


Highlights: Two of the five subspecies of the giant tortoise
Possible Activities: Walking
Type of Landing: Dry landing
Difficulty: Easy