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 San Ignacio itinerary using our San Ignacio travel itinerary planner.
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  • The Green Iguana Conservation Project was a lot of fun! We got to feed, pet and have them climb on us while learning about their lifestyle. Adults and children in our party had a great time!  more »
  • I had mixed feelings about visiting the iguana conservation project as I am a bit nervous of lizards. It was however an awesome experience. We caught a taxi to the San Ignacio resort and got a ticket....  more »
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