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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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A Must Do!

Definitely worth a visit. While most of the visitors were excited to hold the iguanas, I was simply... read more

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romadaro
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AWESOME PLACE

Only problem is we stumbled across this place during the middle of the day. We were able to hold... read more

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Norfolk, Virginia
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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 yesterday

Definitely worth a visit. While most of the visitors were excited to hold the iguanas, I was simply fascinated to learn about the project itself. Nigel, the conservation wizard, is an excellent guide and a wealth of knowledge and keeps the visit interesting. If you’re...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only problem is we stumbled across this place during the middle of the day. We were able to hold Giant iguanas and little ones as well. a lot of cool knowledge from the curator and a fun time. Just try to go either early in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a short tour, just under an hour, our guide was friendly, and knowledgeable, stop in the hotel after for a cool beverage.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and i enjoyed visiting the Iguana Conservation. The guide was very knowledgeable and he seemed to enjoy his job. Seeing the Iguanas up close was a treat.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not having much experience with iguanas and needing to kill some time, we had a guide bring us to San Ignacio for a trip to the Iguana (“Guana” in creole) sanctuary, behind a resort hotel. It was a very small rudimentary set up, literally some...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located just behind the San Ignacio Resort, if you want to learn a little about iguanas, hold one and support their rehab project, it's well worth the nominal entrance fee.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do in San Ignacio. Got to learn a lot about the green iguanas! The iguanas are really sweet too 🦎

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a cool activity, but not really what we were expecting. From the reviews, we assumed that we would be walking through the jungle to see Iguanas and take part in some kind of tour. However, we were guided down a set of stairs...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located next to the casino...... Nice visit ,friendly staff,friendly iguanas You get to feed them leaves and carrots(their favorite treat) Be careful they do get excited

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small group with easy access to hold iguanas. Feeding was exciting but would recommend sleeves to avoid scratches from claws.

Thank Doris F
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Laurie D
December 17, 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
June 3, 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
March 3, 2015|
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I am confused b your question? What do you mean the two common names give to them?
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