Green Iguana Conservation Project

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Located on-site, the Green Iguana Conservation Project is an interactive exhibit that gives visitors a closer look at the life of Green Iguanas. The venture aims to conserve and look after the endangered species by educating the public about the role Green Iguanas play in the ecosystem. 

Here, visitors of all ages are given the opportunity to mingle with these wonderful reptiles and also, learn about the incubation, hatching, rearing, and releasing process done at the Project.


TIME: 8:00am to 4:00pm, tour leaves every hour on the hour
DURATION: 45 mins
INTENSITY: Easy
MINIMUM: 2 People
WHAT TO BRING: Recommended light-long sleeve, bug spray, and camera
ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED: No
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On-site Birdwatching

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Found within a 17-acre private estate, San Ignacio Resort Hotel offers a playground for bird lovers. Take a stroll with our experienced guide through the jungle and enjoy the twitter and sweet sounds of our backyard friends. During this tour, you can witness colourful creatures including the Blue Tanager, Blue Crowned Mot Mot, Warblers, Woodpeckers, Aracari Toucan, and even rare sightings of our national bird, the Keel-Billed Toucan. Known as “the only jungle in town”, the property has been able to document a record of 119 species within the property.


TIME: Available at 6:00am, 9:00am, 1:00pm
DURATION: 1 ½ - 2 hours
INTENSITY: Moderate
MINIMUM: 2 People
WHAT TO BRING: Comfortable attire and shoes (preferable not white), bug spray, sunblock, binoculars, camera
ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED: Yes
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Tea Tasting Medicinal Tour

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For centuries, the Maya used local plants and herbs because of their ability to heal numerous illnesses and pains, including stomach aches, fever, chicken pox, botflies, allergies, and many more. Found within our 17-acre private estate, this guided tour will take you through our hiking trails for an insightful tour of natural remedies and a hands-on workshop. Take a stroll as our experienced guide explains the features of the plants and their history. The tour follows with a Tea Tasting experience within a traditional Maya hut from plants hand-picked during the walk. Here, you will have the opportunity to learn more about their use, craft your own tea and develop your palette.


TIME: Available at 8:00am, 10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm
DURATION: 1 ½ hours
INTENSITY: Moderate
MINIMUM: 2 People
WHAT TO BRING: Comfortable attire and shoes, bug spray, sunscreen, camera
ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED: Yes
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Critters of the Night

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Strap on your headlight and take a night hike adventure for a chance to see the critters of the night and other animals such as leaf cutter ants, wolf spiders, orb waver spiders, cicadas, scorpions, tarantulas, opossums, owls, and maybe a lucky sighting of the sly Kinkajou or Gray Fox! While exploring the trails, you also travel back in time as you witness an authentic Maya chultun located right within the property. Chultuns were underground storage chambers commonly used by the Maya as cisterns for potable water.

TIME: 7:30 pm
INTENSITY: Moderate
MINIMUM: 2 People
WHAT TO BRING: Recommended light-long sleeve, bug spray, camera
ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED: Yes
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