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Parque de las Iguanas

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Chile and August 10, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday

This one block square park is always busy with both locals and tourists. It features large trees, lots of pigeons, and as you begin to look carefully, hundreds of iguanas. After you see the first one suddenly you see iguanas wherever your eyes turn. People...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is so neat to watch all of the iguanas. They are all over and neat to see.... i walked there twice tomsed all the iguanas....

Thank drbench400
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have not just returned from Galapagos this park offers your best chance to see land iguanas running free. Pretty, well maintained center city park right at the huge central cathedral which is also worth visiting. Around the corner is the city government complex...More

Thank Horseahorse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here as we were staying just opposite. It was great fun for the kids as well as the parents and got us into a good mood for our visit to the Galapagos. Enjoy!

Thank LynseyC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Iguana park is a must see! After returning from a cruise of the Galapagos Islands I have a new appreciation for the reptiles. The stroll through the park and everyone watches as they slowly go about their day. You are told NOT to feed...More

Thank DanasTrip
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

It is amazing to see Iguanas next to you everywhere, play and feed them is possible. This place is in the middle of the city

Thank Albita V
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Whoever would think that you can experience giant Iguanas free and uncaged in a downtown urban environment? Well, that is exactly what you get at the Parque de las Iguanas! The fenced in square located downtown in Guayaquil is directly in front of the Cathedral....More

Thank Fred H
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This was a fun stop for us on our first day in Guayaquil. Not only is the park filled with iguanas of all sizes and colors but there is a lovely place to just sit and people watch as families gather and children play. There...More

Thank sorrisa
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My daughter is an iguana fan and I have to admit the park intrigued me as well. We wandered around the park and saw a hundred land iguanas of many sizes and temperaments. It is a fascinating sight. If you didn't bring veggies or lettuce...More

Thank cbjsks
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Super neat, more if you have never seen wild huge iguanas. You can touch them if you want, there are about 50 i would guess.

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Jill R
20 December 2014|
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Response from Jay S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if iguanas can be over fed, but since they are vegetarian, if you bring treats, fruits and vegetables are best. The signs do ask that the public not feed them, so I am sure that the iguanas won't mind if you... More