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Green Iguana Conservation Project

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San Ignacio Resort Hotel | #18 Buena Vista Street, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 824-2034
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Entertaining

We had FUN and was taught in a friendly educational way with super staff ... holding ... feeding... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colin W
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Abbotsford, Canada
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We went with little expectations and we were pleasantly surprised by the knowledge and purpose of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Avlaj
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Located at the San Ignacio Resort Hotel, the Project is a continuous effort that aims to conserve and look after the endangered Green Iguana species in Belize. The hatchery uses interactive exhibits and programs to help educate and create awareness among international and local visitors. Here, you are given the opportunity mingle with these wonderful reptiles and also, learn the about the incubation, hatching, rearing, and releasing process
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San Ignacio Resort Hotel | #18 Buena Vista Street, San Ignacio, Belize
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had FUN and was taught in a friendly educational way with super staff ... holding ... feeding ... petting the greenies ... worth every second you spend there ...

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with little expectations and we were pleasantly surprised by the knowledge and purpose of the Green iguana Conservation Project. They serve a very important purpose in the preservation of these creatures. It is the only way to hold and understand an iguana without...More

Thank Avlaj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but unique experience! It was interesting to learn about the iguanas and it was a great opportunity to get hands on - we got to hold and feed the iguanas (if you wanted).

Thank mazda19
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This tour is extremely educational and offers an experience that is truly interactive as you can hold, pet and feed the iguanas during the visit. We all gained a better understanding of iguanas, conservation efforts and their habitat. We'll be back to see Ziggy and...More

Thank Hickatee
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Very informative tour with Nigel. Hands on iguana experience at a local conservatory. Be aware of pulling anything yellow out of your pocket, as iguanas will think it is a banana and jump on you or swarm you. Also, cover up your fresh tan, as...More

Thank JinxandJava
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We took our children here and it was only the 4 of us with our guide. He was very knowledgeable about all things iguana. The experience is as interactive as you want it to be. I'll include a picture of my daughter and iguanas at...More

Thank jhdamm
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Located at the San Ignacio Resort Hotel, the Green Iguana Conservation Project offers you an opportunity to learn about and touch iguanas while supporting the efforts to fortify the iguana population in Belize. I enjoyed feeding the iguanas and being able to hold them.

Thank NOSNED
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

An amazing experience from San Ignacio. Great customer service and stuff. The guide was awesome. I would highly recommend this!

Thank dadkahorvath
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This was started as a Peace Corps project As a RPVC of Belize and a son who has declared "lizards are my life's work" at age 10... we had to see this. Great project! Amazing to be up close and personal with this guys and...More

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This was fun!! Learning about the iguanas and having the baby ones crawl all over you! It's totally cool! This is a great tour for kids!

Thank BelleEscape
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Laurie D
18 December 2016|
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Response from StephSIRH | Property representative |
The rate is set for adults and children. It is 9.00 USD per adult and 4.50 USD per child 11 and under.
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1Scout42
4 June 2015|
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Response from StephSIRH | Property representative |
Good afternoon, The Green Iguana Conservation Project is open daily from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Tours are done every hour and cost $9.00 US per person
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Elisa P
4 March 2015|
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Response from StephSIRH | Property representative |
I am confused b your question? What do you mean the two common names give to them?
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