The small, nonprofit German-run station is a learning center for those interested in not only iguanas, but also the tortoises, snakes, frogs, spiders, fish, and other animal life found on the Bay Islands. Many live species can be found in aquariums, terrariums, and outdoor breeding cages, and your admission includes a brief tour where kids can walk into -- if they dare -- some of the enclosures. This is one of the few places in the world you can catch a glimpse of the spiny tail or swamp iguana, a species endemic to Utila and in danger of extinction because of the islanders' love of eating them and the destruction of the mangroves. Longer tours to the Bat Caves, Pumpkin Hill, and the mangrove forests are also available, as well as volunteering opportunities.