Santa Cruz Island
Santa Cruz offers excellent opportunities
for viewing wild tortoises. Steve & Jenny Devine's Ranch is is
one of the places where these magnificent creatures roam free.
As you walk through the forest, listen
carefully for the sound of heavy foot steps and the sound of
shrubs being slowly crushed as the tortoises make their way
through the brush to enjoy a meal. Tracking tortoises is not
the only exciting activity to be found in the
There are also plenty of lava tubes,
sinkholes and craters to explore.
Santa Cruz Highlands is a definite contrast with the arid
scenery of the smaller, lower islands. A point of interest is
the famed lava tunnels, a fun and geologically informative
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