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Address: Manzanillo, Mexico

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Iguanas everywhere!

This is a small sanctuary for iguanas (and a few other animals) just on the edge of the downtown area of Manzanillo. You won't believe how many different sizes/types/colors there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2014
Vimoli
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Clearwater, Minnesota
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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

You must go here! It was SO fun! My son is 8 and he loved it! Me too! I was so impressed the owners take such great care of these Iguanas and give them such great care!

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Okotoks, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We have visited the Iguanario several of times over the past four years and have always been amazed with the variety of Iguanas to see and yes, "interact" with. Of course, we have never touched an iguana here, but they are definitely close enough, but to be honest they look like little dinosaurs. The absolute best part of the entire... More 

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Edmonton
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

If you look Iguanas, you will love this family run santuary/zoo in Manzanillo. Free to the public, just give to donation. You will learn lots. Although it helps if you know some spanish.

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Clearwater, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is a small sanctuary for iguanas (and a few other animals) just on the edge of the downtown area of Manzanillo. You won't believe how many different sizes/types/colors there are. It is right along a city street about a block long so you can just walk up and see them right from the sidewalk.

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San Rafael, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The iguanas were cool, but the best part is seeing them in the trees and you can do that from the street. we were really dissapointed.

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Waterloo, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The iguanas were huge and plentiful here. I've never seen so many or so big! You can see them all basking in the sun in the trees. Very cool. When you go inside you can see the volunteers chopping food. There are also a few other animals like raccoons, turtles, tejon?, a pigs and some chickens. It's pretty rustic on... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Go spend some time here and hold an iguana! Great place, please leave a donation. This place is run totally on donations

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nw
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

you can see the iguanas from the sidewalk. Once inside it's a little depressing. Couple racoons sharing a very small cage and several other animals tied up.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

It was hard to find but well worth it, your best bet is to have a taxi take you. It's not in the best part of town but I never felt threaten or concerned for my safety.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

This place was interesting and worth the trip of finding it, that is one thing that I would recommend that you find someone that knows where the place is. I would the recommend this to everyone!

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