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Iguanario Archundia

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Manzanillo, Mexico
+52 314 120 2279
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Not like the zoo

A great experience. I approached the entrance with trepidation, having seen dozens of iguanas in... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Marianne M
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St. Albert, Canada
Iguana Sancuary

A small animal rescue run by donations only. It is free to enter. They have not only Iguanas, but... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
I_hate_the_cold
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Winnipeg, Canada
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“el centro” (2 reviews)
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Manzanillo, Mexico
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+52 314 120 2279
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

A great experience. I approached the entrance with trepidation, having seen dozens of iguanas in the trees from the street. The iguanas of all sizes are not enclosed but roaming freely, everywhere. They were well behaved and stayed behind the single rope that separates the...More

Thank Marianne M
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

A small animal rescue run by donations only. It is free to enter. They have not only Iguanas, but other animals as well like wild pigs. Check it out and leave a few pesos if you can.

Thank I_hate_the_cold
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I agree with other reviewers who have said the conditions are less then idea for animals like raccoons in captivity. None the less the iguanas were very interesting and are free to come and go.

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

A simple but interesting place to visit to see all sizes of Iguanas up close and in the trees. Other animals present as well. The owner is doing a great job in creating this refuge for iguanas and other animals. Difficult to get to but...More

Thank George G
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Boy, this is a tough one. The overflowing army of iguanas, who apparently live in the trees because they are fed, was a site to behold - in fact it was one of my granddaughters trip highlights. They seem prehistoric and and actually fascinating to...More

3  Thank DudefrmAK
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Our friend took us to see the Iguanas. No cost to go inside but a donation is appreciated. I missed the hundreds at feeding time but there were still many around when I was there. For a peso you can feed an iguana a banana...More

Thank artistnancym
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

People expecting pristine zoos will be disappointed, but those who care to get up close and personal with HUNDREDS of iguanas will be pleased. No admission charge, just a donation box ... and 5 pesos if you want to hand-feed a lizard a banana.

Thank cdmitch1
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Wow! I wasnt sure what to expect. Even before we entered the park, you could see the Iguanas in the trees. Once we entered we saw some cute little raccoons napping and climbing freely where ever they wanted to go. No cage or fence! The...More

Thank Loroko
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Not knowing the opening time we went at 10AM. Walked down Francis I. Madero until we saw the arena then crossed the canal bridge to the entrance. About a 10 minute walk from the Hotel Colonia. Gate was closed. A neighbour called to the employee...More

1  Thank Ted M
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We took a taxi here from the Barceló. It was fun to watch the iguanas eating and doing their head bob. We spent about an hour here. My favorite were the Badgers, they were fun to watch. The taxi who dropped us off, told us...More

Thank KeithnDeb
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fae r
26 October 2016|
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Response from Allan Y | Reviewed this property |
You can walk, it is about one kilometer or 1/2 mile. The walk will take you through the main downtown shopping. If you take a taxi, don't get in unless the taxi driver agrees to a fare of 30 pesos or less. The santuary is at... More
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MikeVdP
29 January 2016|
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Response from Randall W | Reviewed this property |
The actual address is 521 Calle 21 de Marzo. However, Calle 21 de Marzo appears to become a back alley in this particular block, not accessible by car, but on foot it is okay. It would be better to go one block west to... More
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