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Arch's Iguana and Marine Park

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Main street | French Cay, French Harbour, Roatan 34101, Honduras
+504 9764-8094
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Visited twice during our stay

We quite liked this place. I suggest going on a non cruise ship day, or get there early. We first... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Jennifer R
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British Columbia, Canada
Simply a park with lots of iguanas

Not much enthusiasm shown by the workers though they did tell us about the different types of... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
ackilbrider
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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Arch’s Iguana and Marine Reserve, we are dedicated to coral and marine life conservation. Through snorkel tours and lobster encounters we hope to show people another side to ocean life, one that needs to be respected and protected. My name is Samuel Arch. I am the son of Mr. Sherman Arch, founder of Arch’s Iguana and Marine Reserve. My father has imparted upon me a love for the ocean that can be replaced by no other. I am a third generation Arch. From childhood my father instilled in me the importance of conservation and protection. Throughout my life I have watched this reef go from baron and desolate to populated and thriving. At Arch’s Aquatic Adventure, we guarantee that your time on the island will be time well spent, and full of marvelous experiences which you can share with your family and friends.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Main street | French Cay, French Harbour, Roatan 34101, Honduras
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We quite liked this place. I suggest going on a non cruise ship day, or get there early. We first went on a cloudy day and they said that there wouldn't be as many iguanas out, but we in fact saw lots and had the...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Not much enthusiasm shown by the workers though they did tell us about the different types of iguanas and showed us a few fish in the enclosure

Thank ackilbrider
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Mr Arch has been an advocate for protecting the island of Roatan and its iguanas which were in danger of becoming extinct. It was so neat to watch them and then we got to feed them! Great experience for all

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 25 November 2017

$10 for the entrance into the park. You get to see all the hundreds/thousands of Iguanas and get to feed them with giant leaves. They will allow you to hold the large older iguanas but they are wild so they sometimes do not want to...More

Thank ericgober
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Our Family visited Arch's Iguanas and my kids learned so much about this reptiles the place has guides that are very knowledgeable about the iguanas and other animals they currently have in the location. My kids enjoyed is located on a hill that ends on...More

Thank Denis T
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Awesome experience. Very impressed that this park was the result of one family who started feeding wild iguanas in their yard. One iguana led to more coming & breeding until the park has grown into a refuge & home for at least a thousand, if...More

Thank bonnieperkins1
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is a family-run "attraction" that is a safe place for iguanas. Native peoples eat iguana (like we eat rabbit or deer) so this area is a safe place for them. There are no fences, iguanas stay here because they get fed in a safe...More

Thank expatriot_10
Reviewed 15 September 2017

we have been before and like to see all the iguanas just hanging out everywhere you look. Our daughter, liked looking at and petting them

Thank haileywoods77
Reviewed 14 September 2017

On our third trip to Roatan we finally got to visit the Iguana Park and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The young man who guided us around the Park was knowledgeable and friendly. We enjoyed seeing the iguanas and the tarpon that were being protected at...More

Thank IndyKat15
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Worth a visit. $10pp and you get to feed the iguanas. They are everywhere. There is also a large cage with juveniles also if you walk down the path there is an enclosure that they have tarpon in that they will feed. It was worth...More

Thank Abycats
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Crystal A
24 March 2017|
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Response from jonna242 | Reviewed this property |
They are rescued but don't believe that they will be turned loose. This is a great facility - even rescues and care for injured and old Iguanas. Well worth the visit.
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glorialagos
1 March 2017|
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Response from opjp | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, the two places are very close. If you need transportation we just used a tour with Island marketing. The tour was the animal experience and Michelle was our driver. Really great experience especially if there will... More
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TexasPictureTaker
23 February 2017|
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Response from jeanna b | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's $10 to get in and then $1 to feed them. It's a rescue center so it is funded through these fees. We did enjoy interacting with them, but we did not feed them. They like being held! No feeding necessary.
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