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Monkey World

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Great family day out

Love it here. Great views of all the different types of monkeys in nice big enclosures with plenty... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mortons7
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Brilliant day

Had an amazing day here despite the rain. The animals all seemed really happy. Animal talks and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sarahgreen499
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| Near Weymouth, Wareham BH20 6HH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love it here. Great views of all the different types of monkeys in nice big enclosures with plenty for them to do. There is the most amazing play park the other side of the woodland walk which is big enough to keep the kids amused...More

Thank Mortons7
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing day here despite the rain. The animals all seemed really happy. Animal talks and feeds were really interactive. The Orangatan talk especially was brilliant, so informative and entertaining for all ages.

Thank sarahgreen499
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I don’t know where they filmed monkey world , but this is deceiving & very run down . Monkeys look so sad not how they do on programme . Seems like they have been rescued to b put back into another prison so sad ....More

Thank janetteWatford
Reviewed 3 days ago

We are a vegan family and having avoided zoo's and similar for many years we were at first hesitant to visit Monkey World. The place couldn't be more different form a zoo though. It is a rescue centre, rescuing primates from all over the world...More

Thank Joey246
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Monkey world is one of my favourite ‘zoo’ attractions to visit because of the good work they do. I find the entrance fee very reasonable considering the costs they must incur on a daily basis. I wished I lived nearer and could visit more often....More

Thank ldscoller
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an absolutely terrific day out. I have never seen a group of animals more relaxed in their surroundings. All the various species of monkeys that have been rescued are formed into troops according to their age/ personalities etc and are housed in very large...More

Thank Joseph E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Monkey World was founded by an American who saw Chimps being mishandled in Spain. He convinced the Spanish Government to ban the use of Chimps for street entertainment and with one such Chimp Monkey World was born. There is a wide variety of Monkeys small...More

Thank cloudsskyocean
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hugely enjoyable day where the monkeys keep on appearing as you think you seen it all and more enclosures are around the corner. The talks are excellent and the care for the is monkeys clear. The orangutans playing will make your day!

Thank markward4
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great day out good value we all had a great time. Food drinks and coffee not overpriced ax many of these places are. Well worth a visit.

Thank Pauline J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having watched on TV & whilst on holiday in Dorset, we called in. Large area, with many enclosures housing variety of monkeys, all enjoying the outside. Spent some time watcing! Good signage/map, excellent eating facilities & picnic areas. Children will love it. We were unable...More

Thank Diana S
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julieshuttler
8 August 2018|
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Response from singhasam | Reviewed this property |
Not aware of such lockers but they aren't really needed. This is because Monkey World operates a stamp exit and entrance system for people who want to briefly pop back to their car. All you have to do if you want to take... More
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ChristineB3685
30 July 2018|
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Response from Dawn W | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe they are as popular day out for families.
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Poetowen
26 July 2018|
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Response from Denise H | Reviewed this property |
No sorry. No dogs.
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