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Blue Iguana Recovery Program Safari Tour

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Address: Frank Sound Road, East End KY1-1800, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: +1 345-547-8713
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Behind the scene tours of the Blue Iguana Recovery Programme's captive...

Behind the scene tours of the Blue Iguana Recovery Programme's captive breeding facility and a guided tour of the woodland trail. Monday to Saturday at 11 a.m. Tickets are available at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park's main gate.

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A Very Informative Tour

We popped into the QE botanical garden on the East Side. There we heard about the 11am Blue Iguana Tour. Expensive at USA$30 per head but as my wife is very keen on reptiles plus... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
themccullochclan
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Indio, California
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Indio, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into the QE botanical garden on the East Side. There we heard about the 11am Blue Iguana Tour. Expensive at USA$30 per head but as my wife is very keen on reptiles plus it helps support the recovery program, we went back a few days later to do the tour. We were the only two signed up so... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a beautiful place that has made a huge difference! Blue Iguanas were almost extinct, but because of this facility, their numbers have increased and there are hundreds. Once they are born and are healthy, they release them into the park where they live and roam freely. The tour is great because you can learn about their care and... More 

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Pismo Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Botanical gardens and a tour of the Iguana sanctuary. You need tickets for the Iguana portion and its only at certain times. There are loose Iguanas in the garden too, if you dont make it for the tour. Also check under your car before leaving, there were a few in the parking lot also!

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Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We stopped at the QE Botanical Gardens and purchased the Blue Iguana Recovery Tour recently while visiting for 2 weeks. It was a nice change of pace and gave a different perspective of yet another facet of life on Grand Cayman. Alberto did an outstanding job explaining the program and sharing his personal experiences. Everyone leaves from the gift shop... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

There's not a ton to do on the North Side so we saw the Blue Iguana program/tour. The folks working were very nice and informative but at $30/per person, it's definitely not the islands best value.

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Conifer, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Love big lizards? Go here, see them, learn how to help protect them. They do a great job of all the above!

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West Bay, Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Seeng how they love and care for these exotic and endangered iguanas at their breeding Recovery Center is amazing. Seeing these absolutely amazing creatures close up and personal in their habitats is something I'll never forget. It was interesting to me once I saw them at the Recovery Center I noticed them in the wild more. Remember by buying your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Flora & fauna is amazing--as one would expect. What impressed me the most was the layout of the paths that clearly were designed for comfort & convenience. We didn't glimpse the Blue Iguana but pretty sure they saw us.

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Toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

We learned a lot about the blue iguana, native to the island and almost extinct a while ago, and with the recovery program numbers are increasing. Alberto, our guide, was passionate about the program and very informative. Definitely worth seeing.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Blue Iguana's were on the about to be extinct list. The recovery program here has been exceptional. The small tour by Alberto was wonderful. All animals are in cages or enclosed compounds, well and lovingly maintained. Lots of opportunity to see them up close. Remember the admission fee supports their work. Great job

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