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“A must see when traveling to San Ignacio”

Green Iguana Conservation Project
Ranked #1 of 40 things to do in San Ignacio
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

What can I say these animals are amazing. It was very educational. I would recommend everyone to go support this project

Thank Daniel M
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Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

Fee is 18 Belizian dollars pp, is't well worth it! Enthousiastic guide and lots of opportunities to get yourselves and the iguana's in a nice picture! Takes about 45 minuts in total.

For 12 BZD extra you can enjoy the pool and a free drink is offered while you relax on the side.

Thank Maurice L
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Reviewed March 8, 2014

This was fun! Eddy (sp?), the director of the iguana project, was a great, informative guide. He taught me a ton about green iguanas and the project in general. I don't think you've lived until you've given a back scratch to an iguana. Or had one on your head. This is a quick must-do if you're in San Ignacio.

Thank Craig R
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Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is a great chance to get close to Iguanas and to see them in all stages of aging. Of course, the babies are the cutest.

Thank Retired-in-Carolina
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Reviewed March 2, 2014

We were so fascinated and enchanted by the iguanas and Eddie, their keeper and our guide, that we spent much more time with them than was alotted for the tour. It's a wonderful project to preserve the green iguana; we learned a lot and enjoyed it immensely.

Thank PegDavid
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