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Green Iguana Conservation Project

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Address: San Ignacio Resort Hotel | #18 Buena Vista Street, San Ignacio, Belize
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 04:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Located at the San Ignacio Resort Hotel, the Project is a continuous effort...

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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Great Iguana Tour

The Iguana Sanctuary is a perfect activity for the afternoon with friends and family. The staff was very knowledgeable and fun.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Iguana Sanctuary is a perfect activity for the afternoon with friends and family. The staff was very knowledgeable and fun.

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San Ignacio, Belize
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited this one morning for a small fee and we were not disappointed. The tous packed with fun facts and inormation from the iguanas natural habitat to their dietary needs. We were welcomed upon arrival and shown to sit above the pool near the lobby while we waited for our guide. We could touch and good big iguanas as... More 

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Kimberley, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved the Iguana Centre we learned lots and loved getting to hold and touch the iguanas! Definitely worth the stop if you are in the area.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Such a fun and educational place to visit. Lots of hands on experience. Highly recommend a visit here.

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Vienna, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I really enjoyed learning about iguanas and being able to hold babies. The facility is quite small, but serves a great purpose with a very knowledgeable staff.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by here on our last day in San Ignacio. We wanted to check out the iguanas up close and this is the place. My daughter was terrified at first but quickly warmed up to the iguanas and even held a baby one. The information and conservation that this project is promoting is great. This was a nice stop... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an absolutely great time visiting the Green Iguana Project. I expected a tourist trap, but it is a quality run conservation project. The staff is obviously knowledgeable and passionate about saving this species in a responsible way.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I had such a great time petting iguanas and learning all about them. If you have some time and love animals, you should DEFINITELY check this place out.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't get me wrong, the place is good and doing good things for the animal. But I would not rate this as the #1 attraction in the area with several other things to do...

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cary, nc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised at the location of this attraction as it is located on the grounds of a lovely hotel in San Ignacio. It was so much fun to watch our grandkids and other people in the group touch, hold and feed the iguanas. We all had an opportunity to interact with the green babies and the older members of... More 

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