Get an up-close look at dozens of native Belizean species with a half-day tour to the Belize Zoo. At this renowned park and education center, meet rescued, orphaned, and rehabilitated animals including tapirs, toucans, jungle cats, frogs, and crocodiles. With included lunch at the zoo, a nature guide to tell you all about the animals, and transport from San Ignacio, it’s an easy way to fit a wildlife encounter into your Belize vacation.
Over the past few years, we at the San Ignacio Resort Hotel have been at the forefront of conservation for the threatened Green Iguana. A highly interpretive and educational exhibit has been designed within the Resort's property in order to create a closer look at this amazing reptile, and to learn how vital they could be to the ecological balance of the river habitat.The Green Iguana Conservation Project is a continuous effort that aims to conserve and look after the endangered Green Iguana species in Belize. The Project uses interactive exhibits and programs to help educate visitors and create awareness among the general public. Here, visitors are given the opportunity mingle with these wonderful reptiles and also, learn the about the incubation, hatching, rearing, and releasing process.
Come experience Belize’s Subtropical jungle when you Zip lining over the forest canopy and fly over the spectacular view of the Caves Branch River. The rainforest is home to a rich diversity of insects, birds and animals such as the spider monkeys and kinkajous which are spotted during the zip lining tour. You are fastened to a harness which is attached to a cable. The experienced guides will instruct you on how to push off from the platform and soar into the forest canopy. The tour is 30 minutes of aerial jungle tour zip lining through a series of 8 platforms.