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Green Iguana Conservation Project, San Ignacio

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Wildlife Area
Visit the San Ignacio Hotel to meet the lizards of Green Iguana Conservation Project. Set in a lush part of jungle near the Macal River, the hotel houses a project for conservation and protection of green iguanas. The program serves to educate people about the animals and prevent them from being hunted for food. Take the short, scenic trail down to the iguana center with the hotel guide, spot medicinal herbs and trees, or try eating termites from a termite mound. Meet the resident iguanas, learn about their behavior, feed and hold them, or take a photo with them as a souvenir. Use our Cayo vacation planner to arrange your visit to Green Iguana Conservation Project and other attractions in Cayo.
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  • Who knew iguanas were so interesting? Learn about their habits and behaviors, hold and feed them, all while contributing to this project that is preserving these marvelous animals. You'll never get th...  more »
  • We enjoyed our stop here. We learned about iguanas and got to meet a few ourselves. Star gazer was our favorite. Great conservation effort. If you have a chance stop by and support this project.  more »
  • This short, easy tour gives a hands-on experience with iguanas while teaching about these complicated creatures. Nigel was our guide, and he was knowledgeable and witty. We had fun talking with him an...  more »