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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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Green Igauna Conservation...

If you like reptiles and especially iguanas, then you gotta go to the Green Iguana Conservation... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Ron D
Fun and Educational Experience

We had a really nice visit to the Iguana Conservation Project. Our group was only 6 total making... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
Kj S
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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
+501 824-2034
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you like reptiles and especially iguanas, then you gotta go to the Green Iguana Conservation Project. It was not a super large exhibit, but you get to help conserve the iguanas and you get to have one or two+ on your shoulder or head....More

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had a really nice visit to the Iguana Conservation Project. Our group was only 6 total making for a very personal visit. Our Guide did a great job explaining the purpose of the Project and the life of an Iguana.

Thank Kj S
Reviewed 31 August 2016

It was a highlight seeing all the Iguanas and learning a bit about them. It was touching to see how in addition to breeding and releasing the Iguanas that they care for some that had anomalies and/or disabilities and likely wouldn't make it out in...More

Thank CrystalBlueWaters
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Tour was fun, Abdan was so knowledgeable and friendly. Very dedicated to the project. We had 3 Iguanas on us at one time which was scary but cute. Abdan explained to us the work being done on the project which was very impressive. I would...More

Thank STravelsHappy
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

It was after Hurricane Earl paid the srea a visit. The site was vlosed down but because we were staying at the resort they gave us a special tour. Very informative anout the rehabilitation and the lease efforts practised by the site. We all had...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is an interesting project they have. They had approx. 60 adult iguanas which you get to interact with (hold and watch) and then a separate room with lots of babies.

Thank TreyF34
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I went there with a fellow couchsurfer we had a great time, very cool. I would definitely recommend this to everyone.

Thank tobaccocay
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were staying at the hotel so this was an easy visit for us. The Iguanas are in a small enclosure just down from the Hotel on the hotel grounds. The project takes in hurt or rescued Iguanas and tries to rehabilitate them and release...More

Thank MM-BCN
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This place is so cool. You get to be up, close and personal with the Iguanas. Very glad that we were able to support this conservation project. Must visit.

Thank My_Bos_explorer
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Visited here on our 'day off' in San Ignacio. They have tours on the hour during the day, we took the tour with another couple so it was only 4 people. It was great, very informative and took several good pics.

Thank TexasDave8
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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.
4 June 2015|
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
Elisa P
4 March 2015|
Response from StephSIRH | Property representative |
I am confused b your question? What do you mean the two common names give to them?