We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Arch's Iguana and Marine Park

French Harbour, Honduras
445-7743
Improve this listing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Farms
49 visitor photos
Write a Review

106 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    47
    37
    13
    5
    4
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This was a well worth trip to the Iguana park. We were greeted by owner, Sherman and his son, Sherman Jr., and they took us through the park and explained how everything worked. They have over 2500 iguanas, but they can't give you an exact count because they roam around free, but are protected from predators, including humans for iguana... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Irmo, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Arch's Iguana Park. We would have been happy just to see and feed ALL those iguanas but we loved the picturesque setting near the water as well. We learned of many species of fish and saw quite a few lobsters! We spent about 45 minutes there and it was fun and relaxing. We... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Wow! What a unique experience. As others have said, I have never seen so many iguanas in one place, let alone really big iguanas. They are loose and apparently come each day to the grounds to hang out an be fed, and then return the jungle by night. Carefully, you can feed them fruit, scratch their sides, and have them... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Midlothian, Virginia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I have never seen so many iguanas in my life. They allowed you to feed them. The place is really cool for kids and adults. They have monkeys and the marine life on the wharf was awesome. I highly recommend you do this on your trip to Roatan.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

If you want the real experience of Roatan, visit Arch's place. Yeah, sure, the iguanas are cool and so are the random monkeys and birds. But if you really want to see something amazing, pay them an extra $30 and ask Sherman or one of his sons to take you out on their boat, and to tell you the story... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ohio
Top Contributor
224 reviews 224 reviews
99 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The Iguana park was a nice, short stop during our tour of the island. It is fairly cheap to get in and there are friendly iguanas everywhere. They will give you some plants they love to eat so you can get some great shots of yourself feeding them. There are a few other animals on site, but the main attraction... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Katy, Texas
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This facility is a bit old and run down, but if you want to visit iguanas this is the place. The kids really enjoyed getting up close and personal and feeding the iguanas. They have a couple of monkeys (in cages) and some Terrapin in a holding area off a pier.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fairview, Texas
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A recommended stop… This place is surely off the beaten path and appears to be family operated. It's small but mostly pleasant. The $10 entrance fee is a bit stiff for what you get, but you'll forget about it as soon as you stroll among the giant iguanas and feed their hungry mouths. Don't be scared, the iguanas--as large as... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Yeah, $10 pp is somewhat steep for such a small place but I like lizards so we stopped in. Iguanas all over the place, munching large leaves that are free from the help. Ask for a leaf and watch the reptiles come running. Several males were going after the females, often with two ganging up on one uncooperative female. You... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This is a small place where a LOT of iguanas of all sizes wander around. The "marine park" is just the ocean with a tiny area corralled to keep a few large fish captive. There is one person tossing food to the fish, and a pelican begging him for a bite. Also in residence is one really mean spider monkey... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Arch's Iguana and Marine Park also viewed

 

Been to Arch's Iguana and Marine Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Arch's Iguana and Marine Park, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing