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Monkey Haven

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A must see experience

This is a treasure on the Island. We took our Grandson who's only 14 months and he loved it. Great... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JAYDEEBookham
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Fantastic

Had a fab few hours here. It's so clean and tidy. U can see the animals are well cared for and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lorna A
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Welcome to Monkey Haven - your gateway to the wild and wonderful world occupied by our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. We're a happy home to whooping gibbons, cheeky capuchins, birds of prey and many more exotic creatures. We care for...more
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Staplers Road | Five Acres Farm, Newport PO30 2NB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a treasure on the Island. We took our Grandson who's only 14 months and he loved it. Great facilities, lovely exhibits and the animals seem very happy in their environment. A really great day out don't miss it

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a fab few hours here. It's so clean and tidy. U can see the animals are well cared for and loved. Every single one has a name and each member of staff staff knew the individuals names. Like a big happy family.. we will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lorna A
Kelly W, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much! We really appreciate you leaving a lovely review and we're glad to hear you had a fab time at our happy Haven! Thanks for your support and we look forward to welcoming you again soon :)

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent place to visit, well worth the money paid, it may be a small place, but the animals our so loved and given a new life to enjoy, will visit many times again and love it every time we visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ruth10112006
Kelly W, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Ah this is so good to hear! Thanks for your lovely review and your continued support in visiting us again and again, this is much appreciated! We look forward to welcoming you again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well presented, tidy sanctuary with interesting write ups on all the animals. Took about 45 minutes to look around (without going to talks etc). Staff friendly and enclosures clean and tidy. Coming from an animal welfare stance it’s a little sad. The Kookaburras enclosures were...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Emily D
Kelly W, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for visiting and taking the time to leave a review. We're glad to hear you thought our sanctuary was well presented, clean and tidy but we're disappointed to hear you only stayed 45 minutes and had concerns over the animal welfare - We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice way to spend a couple of hours with young kids. Visited on a Saturday in early March- not at all busy. Enough to look at and play on to keep 4&2yr old entertained

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank david42p
Kelly W, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a lovely review. We really appreciate you visiting us and we're glad to hear your little one's had fun! We hope you'll come back and visit again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this morning after seeing positive reviews online. Large car park out the front which is free. My partner and myself both fancied going somewhere different. Lovely lady welcomed us in and we bought a guide book (£1.50) which I'd highly recommend. They have...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank steph252016
Kelly W, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for such a fantastic five star review and recommendation! We're thrilled you decided to visit after reading the positive reviews online and really appreciate you adding your very own. It's great to hear we didn't disappoint and we loved reading your lovely words of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last minute trip to Monkey Haven before catching the ferry home. So lovely to see these fascinating animals up close and great to see they are really well cared for. We joined Lily-May, one of the keepers, during morning snack time for the monkeys. Lily-May...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank JamesBristol1987
Kelly W, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Ah thanks so much for your wonderful five star review! Lily-Mae was really pleased to hear you enjoyed her keeper talks. Attending these are a great way of learning more about our animals and the damage deforestation is causing to their natural habitats. We're so...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

experience was very good. really not to be missed .recommend it very highly especially for children .Ketch the owl was amazing and very informativeMore

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank maureenandjason
Kelly W, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your lovely five star review and recommendation. Lizzy was thrilled to hear you visit was enhanced by her fun and informative keeper talks and Ketch was delighted he amazed you ;) Thanks again and we hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in the half term, and had such an amazing time. We have never seen such active monkeys at any other zoo like place. A must visit if you're on the Isle of Wight. Could do with more staff in the cafe, but all...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Jimmy V
Kelly W, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're so pleased you had an amazing time! Thanks for your great review and recommendation to others. Apologies it was a little busy in our tea room during half term, I think the beautiful mild weather encouraged everyone to visit and it took us by...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Monkey Haven during February Half Term with our two children. It is quite small and the whole place can be done in a couple of hours max, so it is best to save this for an afternoon trip. There's a small café there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Louisey52
Kelly W, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your lovely review. We really appreciate you choosing to visit and we're so glad your children enjoyed attending the keeper talks and watching Rasmaya and Somer the Lar gibbons - This mother and daughter duo seem to be a firm favourite with everyone...More

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L0nd0nlass
12 August 2018|
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Response from Biggus D | Reviewed this property |
My 3yr old, 8yr old & 12yr old loved it. Was a beautiful day though ( which always helps ). Just take two umbrellas, problem solved. Has a nice play area also.
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Sylvia R
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Response from 69fredy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes it is. They have very good fascilities and ramps for all areas.
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Sylvia R
9 April 2018|
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Response from European-Bookworm | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The area is outdoors and is relatively flat. Ramps are used instead of steps so all the monkeys will be easily seen.
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