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Arch's Iguana and Marine Park

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Address: French Harbour, Roatan, Honduras
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OK for a little visit

You may see some nice wild animals, and some monkeys, beware, they are nasty sometimes. Nice personal.

Reviewed 28 September 2016
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Candiac, Canada
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Candiac, Canada
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

You may see some nice wild animals, and some monkeys, beware, they are nasty sometimes. Nice personal.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing iguana farm where you see the Iguana running wild all over the place. Stopped on a cruise. The port is scary since it is encased in barbed wired fences that must be 20 feet hi.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A visit here was part of day tour.from our cruise ship. We're accustomed to lizards as we had many on our property so the experience wasn't the harrowing ordeal for us as it was for our British cruise mates. Fascinating to see these exotic creatures up close and in so many numbers but there's not much else there to see... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Just visited there last week and grand children 9 & 2 were fascinated, 9 years old loved the fact he could touch iguanas and feed them. The staff is terrific, monkeys were friendly and grandson enjoyed feeding the fish too. We all had a very good time. Highly recommended for kids or grown ups/

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Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a great place to visit. The iguanas are plentiful and friendly. Bring food for them. Also, it's a great place to buy souvenirs.

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Menlo Park, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

My kids and husband LOVED this place (I am a little freaked out by the lizards!). They are really in the business of saving animals and have a lots of iguanas along with some other animals/fish. The kids fed and petted the iguanas as they freely roamed the property! Great cause, great attraction!

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The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Albeit small this is a fantastic place to go. Great staff, $10 to get in and loads of Iguanas. You get to feed and hold them which is an experience. There are some monkeys to see and a small marina with various fish in it. Staff where friendly and very helpful, Pamela especially. They don't take cards so need cash... More 

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Seattle, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Nothing fancy about this place but it is definitely worth a stop if you are visiting nearby sites, especially if you live in wet, cold climate as the sight of so many iguanas are hard to comprehend. You can feed and pet them.

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We stop at Arch's to see the iguanas on every visit to Roatan, often taking bananas with us. Arch's isn't anything fancy so don't expect any sort of modern zoo. Our daughter enjoys seeing the fish in the enclosed pen "catch" the fish that's thrown out to them.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

Located on the outer edge of French Harbor, you'll need to pay close attention for signs if you are not with a driver or tour. Once you find it, you'll be amazed at how many iguanas you will start to see as you pull in and park. But wait, you haven't made it down the ramp or stairs, where you'll... More 

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