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Monkey Forest Resort

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Monkey sanctuary near Kakum National Park

Monkey sanctuary situated on the road to Kakum, run by a Dutchman and his Ghanaian assistant! Both... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Melissa M
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I have been visiting every time iam in Ghana. The monkeys are still in full Joy. This time i met... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Maibritt P
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Kakum National Park Road, Cape Coast, Ghana
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for like 5 minutes. Seeing as it was a small monkey sanctuary we were hoping for a more one on one with the monkeys to touch and play with but its not allowed said the owner. The monkeys may scratch or run...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank akosuahirley
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Monkey sanctuary situated on the road to Kakum, run by a Dutchman and his Ghanaian assistant! Both very friendly and happy to spend around 45 minutes showing me around the sanctuary and the animals they have there, which include monkeys, tortoises, a couple of alligators....More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Loved it. Great staff :) Educational . Off the beat and path. Helps maintain the environment and saves monkeys from harm.Not pricey

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

These place must be closed right now. Animals are in reduce jails. They can not do nothing inside. You can see everything in 3 minutes. We try to explain to the owner, at the end of the 3 minutes walk, and he got angry. Bad...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Julamifra
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting every time iam in Ghana. The monkeys are still in full Joy. This time i met Two New baby monkey. The ananimals are kept safe from the locals arround the arier. I will for sure go back next time to visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Maibritt P
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth visiting when you go to Kakum. It makes the rainforest experience complete! Very friendly and hospitable people.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This place has a feel that people are trying but not quite sure how to maintain the cages and look after the animals. If this place was better maintained then I think it would be a much better place to visit. It is up to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Matt A
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing place. Dirk is such a friendly guy, who loves his monkeys and takes good care of them. If you were annoyed by the extremely touristic Kakum National Park and it's insane prices, definately visit the resort. It's location is in beautiful, untouched nature and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank athinav76
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The monkey forest is definitely worth a visit. As for what you will get, it's a roll of the dice, but either way I think you will be pleased. The animals are well cared for and live here for their own protection, due to the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Matt W
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Loved my visit to the Monkey Forest. Initially I was not going to go because I thought it would be a tourist trap but what a surprisingly wonderful experience. Tons of great photos. Don't where any "bling" or carry a water bottles. They will snatch...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Anil M
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