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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  • 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 a...  more »
  • My kids and stopped to see the iguanas on our last day in San Ignacio. The iguanas are very friendly and love being held - my teenagers loved it! So awesome - highly recommend this tour. It was very i...  more »
  • It was a very small area, and didn't take a lot of time, but it was a great experience for the family. My son loved holding the iguanas, and the rest of us loved learning about the green iguanas, and ...  more »

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