Cerro Mesa Reserve

Take a Trip to the Top

Cerro Mesa is a restoration project started by a local family on land that is habitat to Galapagos Tortoises.

Galapagos tortoise frequent the territory of the Cerro Mesa reserve.
Galapagos tortoise frequent the territory of the Cerro Mesa reserve.

The largest crater on Santa Cruz is located on the property as well as the ‘cerro’ which has an extraordinary viewpoint where you are rewarded with a 360 degree view of the island of Santa Cruz. This tour can be combined with a trip to Garrapatero Beach and el Trapiche to make it a full day excursion.

Opuntia cacti in the Cerro Mesa crater.
Opuntia cacti in the Cerro Mesa crater.
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