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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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  • We loved holding, feeding and petting the iguanas. The kids were in awe. Staff very friendly and we had plenty of time to interact with the iguanas  more »
  • Very fun and educational. The young man that was our guide was very knowledgeable about the Iguanas. From this experience I now know more about Iguanas then before. Hopefully, they will not become ext...  more »
  • the cost of entry relationship with time in the Center is high. in ten minutes you do the tour, we visited a cage, some 70 iguanas Greens of different sizes, the black iguanas is very rare to see them. they could combine them on iguanas with botanical herbs, but you have to pay another entry. In the zoo in Belize, the iguanas are everywhere, trees, pond, and of different sizes.
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