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. Make Green Iguana Conservation Project part of your personalized Cayo itinerary using our Cayo travel itinerary planner.
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  • September 27, 2017
    We went with little expectations and we were pleasantly surprised by the knowledge and purpose of the Green iguana Conservation Project. They serve a very important purpose in the preservation of thes...  more »
  • September 24, 2017
    Small but unique experience! It was interesting to learn about the iguanas and it was a great opportunity to get hands on - we got to hold and feed the iguanas (if you wanted).  more »
  • September 19, 2017
    Magical experience with these reptiles, they are so terrible on the screens and are so peaceful... How much must learn and how much we should care, there are both much to learn yet... nice ride.
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