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Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary

#5 of 14 things to do in The Crags Features Animals
Monkeyland Road | Animal Alley, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 82 979 5683
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Good place to visit. Friendly staff and a lot of monkeys. 500 monkeys and 11 different species... a... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Karel v
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The largest sanctuary for monkeys that we have ever been to.

It is absolutely amazing and wonderful to be able walk around the sanctuary and have the monkeys... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
YvonneMA
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Pinetown, South Africa
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Monkeyland Road | Animal Alley, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Good place to visit. Friendly staff and a lot of monkeys. 500 monkeys and 11 different species... a definite must. We got to saw 9 out of the 11 species. The guide really knew his stuff and wasn't afraid to answer any of our questions.

Thank Karel v
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It is absolutely amazing and wonderful to be able walk around the sanctuary and have the monkeys treat you like just another monkey. They are all around you and totally free roaming. I love this place so much that we go every year on our...More

Thank YvonneMA
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It was a rainy day when we visited the Monkey Sanctuary. The guide still made it fun for everyone. The tour was informative and we saw a wide variety of primates

Thank JulietteP_SA
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Any nature lover will enjoy this experience. We had a great tour guide which supplied the group with plenty of information. The animals are in a natural habitat and they are well fed. We saw 9 of the 11 species.

Thank Martin N
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The walk through the primates guides by Dwayne was very memorable. Dwayne was humorous and knowledgeable. The monkeys are clearly well cared for and this is a sincere sanctuary.

Thank p0rtia
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A wonderful experience, its better then a hands on experience as you get to see the different species as you would in the wild.

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

A great place to see some of our closet relatives. There are no compounds, you are just walking amongst some lovely animals. The fence is on the outer extremities of the very large forested area. They certainly put on a show for you and it...More

Thank Pilot853
Reviewed 5 April 2017

It is a must together with the bird-park. But do the Bird-Park first - it is better, but the food at the Monkeyland is better.

Thank DirkVanDerWalt
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Totally our our stop here as I thought it might be just another tourist trap, but not so. This a sanctuary for monkeys that have been rescued from zoos from all over the world that are now able to roam freely in their surroundings. Our...More

Thank Itravel50
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This was truly a highly recommended site to visit along the Garden Route in South Africa. You will get to see many species of monkeys from many places around the globe. These monkeys are all rescued. The guide was very professional, informative and passionate.

Thank veronicavanwyk
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woodsideUK
Can someone tell me please, is Monkeyland near Plettenberg Bay? We have a stay of 3 days there so are looking for some good sites, attractions to see. Thanks
28 January 2017|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
It's a 30-45min drive from Plettenberg bay
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LindsayKaiser
Hi how much is the entrance fee.
1 January 2017|
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Response from Tina S | Reviewed this property |
Around R300 when I went in October 2016.
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Kornspitz
Hi, we will be visiting in January with our then almost two-year-old son. Do I have to go on a tour? Don't know if a two year old will/can/wants to stick to a schedule lol. Can we move around freely, maybe after the tour? Cheers :)
29 October 2015|
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Response from Gareth F | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Unfortunately the only way to move through the forest is on a guided tour. The reason is the monkeys can be naughty and with the guides presence they know they may not make trouble. Also there is quite a big hang bridge... More
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