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Arch's Iguana and Marine Park

#2 of 6 things to do in French Harbour Features Animals
Main street | French Cay, French Harbour, Roatan 34101, Honduras
+504 9764-8094
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Quaint - not a must

You will see a lot of iguanas. If that's your schtick, you will love this place. If you don't like... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
duiker59
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New Jersey
Iguanas everywhere!!!

I have to start by admitting I'm not a reptile lover but I survived and it was a pretty cool... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
dremamac
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Arch’s Iguana and Marine Reserve, we are dedicated to coral and marine life conservation. Through snorkel tours and lobster encounters we hope to show people another side to ocean life, one that needs to be respected and protected. My name is Samuel Arch. I am the son of Mr. Sherman Arch, founder of Arch’s Iguana and Marine Reserve. My father has imparted upon me a love for the ocean that can be replaced by no other. I am a third generation Arch. From childhood my father instilled in me the importance of conservation and protection. Throughout my life I have watched this reef go from baron and desolate to populated and thriving. At Arch’s Aquatic Adventure, we guarantee that your time on the island will be time well spent, and full of marvelous experiences which you can share with your family and friends.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“large fish” (11 reviews)
“small park” (6 reviews)
“big iguanas” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Main street | French Cay, French Harbour, Roatan 34101, Honduras
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+504 9764-8094
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

You will see a lot of iguanas. If that's your schtick, you will love this place. If you don't like iguanas, this is definitely not the place for you. Feeding time is a frenzied mass of reptiles all clamoring to get a piece of lettuce....More

Thank duiker59
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I have to start by admitting I'm not a reptile lover but I survived and it was a pretty cool experience. They have 1700 iguanas here and as long as they kept their distance we got along just fine lol Seriously though, my boyfriend and...More

Thank dremamac
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This place is a short visit but it has many awesome creatures. There are dozens of Iguanas that you get to feed with this giant leaf they give you. There are also turkeys and monkeys roaming around. After this part they bring you down to...More

Thank Derek A
Reviewed 27 April 2017

You are able to feed the iguanas and be up close with them. They are all over the place. There are other animals there as well.

Thank Shelley C
Reviewed 18 April 2017

At the must-see tourist trap of Arch’s Iguana Farm, we mingled with dozens of the reptiles and finally saw an elusive monkey lala, or “Christ lizard,” which walks upright – on water. Across the bay lies Fantasy Island, where the show was filmed.

Thank AlliecatOOB
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Visiting the Iguana Park was the last stop of our Shore Excursion on Roatan. After snorkeling off of Big French Key, we were taken to Arch's Iguana & Marine Park. We entered the park from the dock and saw the fish first - there were...More

Thank Bippy129
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Was incroyable to see do many iguana at the same place. Little scary at first but then not. Impress about the free space the iguana gave to live no gate to fence yo the outside life.

Thank Sylvie B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Our trip to Arch's Iguana and Marine Park was part of a tour of the area. As you walk down a path you see iguanas of all sizes. This is your opportunity to get close and personal with iguanas. We were given leaves and able...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The iguana and marine park is very interesting. You get to walk though dozens of colorful iguanas and feed them. They are vegetarians so no need to fear them!

Thank j0h2015
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Went to the Iguana Farm with our granddaughters (ages 9 & 10) and we all loved it. You get to feed and pet the iguanas and it was a lot of fun. They also have 2 monkeys (in cages) and some very large fish. We...More

Thank smileycruises
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Crystal A
24 March 2017|
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Response from jonna242 | Reviewed this property |
They are rescued but don't believe that they will be turned loose. This is a great facility - even rescues and care for injured and old Iguanas. Well worth the visit.
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glorialagos
2 March 2017|
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Response from opjp | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, the two places are very close. If you need transportation we just used a tour with Island marketing. The tour was the animal experience and Michelle was our driver. Really great experience especially if there will... More
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TexasPictureTaker
24 February 2017|
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Response from jeanna b | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's $10 to get in and then $1 to feed them. It's a rescue center so it is funded through these fees. We did enjoy interacting with them, but we did not feed them. They like being held! No feeding necessary.
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