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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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Excellent experience for adults and children alike!

This tour is extremely educational and offers an experience that is truly interactive as you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hickatee
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Punta Gorda, Belize
Great stop on the way back from Cahal Pech

Very informative tour with Nigel. Hands on iguana experience at a local conservatory. Be aware of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JinxandJava
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Washington DC
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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 1 week ago

This tour is extremely educational and offers an experience that is truly interactive as you can hold, pet and feed the iguanas during the visit. We all gained a better understanding of iguanas, conservation efforts and their habitat. We'll be back to see Ziggy and...More

Thank Hickatee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative tour with Nigel. Hands on iguana experience at a local conservatory. Be aware of pulling anything yellow out of your pocket, as iguanas will think it is a banana and jump on you or swarm you. Also, cover up your fresh tan, as...More

Thank JinxandJava
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our children here and it was only the 4 of us with our guide. He was very knowledgeable about all things iguana. The experience is as interactive as you want it to be. I'll include a picture of my daughter and iguanas at...More

Thank jhdamm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located at the San Ignacio Resort Hotel, the Green Iguana Conservation Project offers you an opportunity to learn about and touch iguanas while supporting the efforts to fortify the iguana population in Belize. I enjoyed feeding the iguanas and being able to hold them.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing experience from San Ignacio. Great customer service and stuff. The guide was awesome. I would highly recommend this!

Thank dadkahorvath
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was started as a Peace Corps project As a RPVC of Belize and a son who has declared "lizards are my life's work" at age 10... we had to see this. Great project! Amazing to be up close and personal with this guys and...More

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was fun!! Learning about the iguanas and having the baby ones crawl all over you! It's totally cool! This is a great tour for kids!

Thank BelleEscape
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited here and ended up on my own private tour. So you don't get the wrong impression, this place isn't a greenhouse or a dome or anything big other that a giant house for iguanas. At first I didn't know what to think, but...More

Thank schmayla98
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This visit to the San Ignacio Hotel is a must. You go to the front desk and say you're there to see the Iguanas. For a small fee,which i cant remember how much (6$)?,gets you a pass and they will give you the time of...More

Thank ableline2000
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Tours run every hour on the hour for $18 BZD each. It's not much of a tour, just a visit to the Iguana cage, where around 25 Iguanas clamber all over each other as you feed them leaves. Some of them are pretty huge, others...More

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Laurie D
18 December 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
4 June 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
4 March 2015|
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Response from StephSIRH | Property representative |
I am confused b your question? What do you mean the two common names give to them?
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