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Iguanario Archundia

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Not like the zoo

A great experience. I approached the entrance with trepidation, having seen dozens of iguanas in... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2018
Marianne M
St. Albert, Canada
Iguana Sancuary

A small animal rescue run by donations only. It is free to enter. They have not only Iguanas, but... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2018
Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have heard lots of rave reviews of this place but I was disappointed and not happy with the enclosures (especially of the birds). They are small and dirty. To see all the iguanas together is something but I would rather take a boat ride...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DanPatman78
Reviewed April 7, 2018

A great experience. I approached the entrance with trepidation, having seen dozens of iguanas in the trees from the street. The iguanas of all sizes are not enclosed but roaming freely, everywhere. They were well behaved and stayed behind the single rope that separates the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Marianne M
Reviewed February 25, 2018

A small animal rescue run by donations only. It is free to enter. They have not only Iguanas, but other animals as well like wild pigs. Check it out and leave a few pesos if you can.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank I_hate_the_cold
Reviewed February 5, 2018

I agree with other reviewers who have said the conditions are less then idea for animals like raccoons in captivity. None the less the iguanas were very interesting and are free to come and go.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank GaleAS
Reviewed January 24, 2018

A simple but interesting place to visit to see all sizes of Iguanas up close and in the trees. Other animals present as well. The owner is doing a great job in creating this refuge for iguanas and other animals. Difficult to get to but...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank George G
Reviewed January 16, 2018

Boy, this is a tough one. The overflowing army of iguanas, who apparently live in the trees because they are fed, was a site to behold - in fact it was one of my granddaughters trip highlights. They seem prehistoric and and actually fascinating to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank DudefrmAK
Reviewed January 16, 2018

Our friend took us to see the Iguanas. No cost to go inside but a donation is appreciated. I missed the hundreds at feeding time but there were still many around when I was there. For a peso you can feed an iguana a banana...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank artistnancym
Reviewed January 11, 2018

People expecting pristine zoos will be disappointed, but those who care to get up close and personal with HUNDREDS of iguanas will be pleased. No admission charge, just a donation box ... and 5 pesos if you want to hand-feed a lizard a banana.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank cdmitch1
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Wow! I wasnt sure what to expect. Even before we entered the park, you could see the Iguanas in the trees. Once we entered we saw some cute little raccoons napping and climbing freely where ever they wanted to go. No cage or fence! The...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Loroko
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Not knowing the opening time we went at 10AM. Walked down Francis I. Madero until we saw the arena then crossed the canal bridge to the entrance. About a 10 minute walk from the Hotel Colonia. Gate was closed. A neighbour called to the employee...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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fae r
October 25, 2016|
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Response from Allan Y | Reviewed this property |
You can walk, it is about one kilometer or 1/2 mile. The walk will take you through the main downtown shopping. If you take a taxi, don't get in unless the taxi driver agrees to a fare of 30 pesos or less. The santuary is at... More
January 28, 2016|
Response from Randall W | Reviewed this property |
The actual address is 521 Calle 21 de Marzo. However, Calle 21 de Marzo appears to become a back alley in this particular block, not accessible by car, but on foot it is okay. It would be better to go one block west to... More