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, found within San Ignacio Resort Hotel, can be found in the eastern outskirts of San Ignacio.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous eateries to pick from in the region immediately near this wildlife reservation. Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant, which has a menu full of Belizean dishes, is also the closest restaurant to the nature preserve. It's maybe around less than a hundred yards from the wildlife reservation, so check it out and peruse the menu. Cahal Pech Village Resort Restaurant and Log Cab-Inn Restaurant offer additional restaurant options close to this page's attraction. At Log Cab-Inn Restaurant you will want to try out Caribbean meals and enjoy the culture of Belize.

Nearby Attractions

Other local attractions include Cayo Welcome Center, which is a quarter mile away San Ignacio. You might want to also think about checking out Belize Botanic Gardens, which is another attraction in the area.

Nature preserves are a great attraction to 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


18 Buena Vista Street, San Ignacio, Belize


(501) 824-2034




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