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Green Iguana Conservation Project, San Ignacio

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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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  • With iguanas? I am a dog person and these little guys becomes so doglike it's endearing. The guide was funny, patient, articulate and very knowledgeable. Put it on your list as a must not a might! My ...  more »
  • It is highly recommended as most people write here. Does not cost so much and you put there anything. It is a unique experience because you can enter during the meet with the iguanas ... in my case jumps there own 2 iguanas on me! Super!
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  • This is a fantastic little sanctuary that I was completely unaware of before visiting San Ignacio. However, when I arrived I kept hearing locals and tourists saying it was well worth it-and it was. If...  more »