Green Iguana Conservation Project

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Promoting conservation for the threatened Green Iguana, this exhibit has fast become one of the top attractions in San Ignacio, allowing guests to learn about this amazing reptile, its habitat, and what can be done to protect it.

Guests are given the opportunity to directly interact with the Green Iguana, while exploring exhibits that touch on subjects important to the creature. These include incubation, hatching, rearing, the releasing process, and their ecological importance.

Green Iguana Conservation Project


Green Iguana Conservation Project, situated within San Ignacio Resort Hotel, is located along the eastern outskirts of San Ignacio.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of dining options to select from in the community surrounding the wildlife reservation. The most nearby place to eat to Green Iguana Conservation Project is Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant, which has a menu full of Belizean food. Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant is just about less than a hundred yards away from this wildlife reservation, so stop by and peruse the menu. Also nearby, you and your group will encounter restaurants like Cahal Pech Village Resort Restaurant and Erva's Restaurant where you and your companions might sample eclectic dishes and experience the Belize culture.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find at least one or two additional attractions nearby, including Cayo Welcome Center, which is a quarter mile away San Ignacio. Also, you might think about making the trip to Belize Botanic Gardens, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Nature preserves are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Green Iguana Conservation Project
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cayo Welcome Center Other Attraction 0.4 mi. (1.3 km) N San Ignacio
Belize Botanic Gardens -- 4.0 mi. (6.2 km) S 3.9 mi. South of San Ignacio
Clarissa Falls GeoFeature 4.9 mi. (6.9 km) SW 4.3 mi. South West of San Ignacio
San Antonio Waterfall GeoFeature 5.5 mi. (9.4 km) SE 5.8 mi. Southeast of San Ignacio

More Information

Location: 18 Buena Vista Street, San Ignacio, Belize


(501) 824-2034




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