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Monkey Haven

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Staplers Road | Five Acres Farm, Newport PO30 2NB, England
+44 1983 530885
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Fabulous sanctuary

Lovely to see the monkeys well cared for and the back story of hope they came to the haven! Well... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mogs2
via mobile
a nice attraction , worth a visit!

We dropped in with friends for a few hours on a grey Sunday, but a friendly welcome brought us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MikeIOW1
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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 monkeys and other animals in need, in our lovely sanctuary outside Newport. Monkey Haven is a Gold Award winning attraction with plenty for you to see and do, so why not swing on by and visit us soon!
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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“keeper talks” (54 reviews)
“wood turning” (30 reviews)
“rescue centre” (29 reviews)
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Staplers Road | Five Acres Farm, Newport PO30 2NB, England
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+44 1983 530885
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely to see the monkeys well cared for and the back story of hope they came to the haven! Well worth a visit! Will be back on our next visit to the island to see any new additions

Thank mogs2
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We dropped in with friends for a few hours on a grey Sunday, but a friendly welcome brought us through the door. Nicely laid out, excellent information boards & the animals all appeared well looked after. Feeding times were well hosted by Lillie-May (spelling?!), who...More

Thank MikeIOW1
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Second visit with our children, and still as good as our visit last year. Such fun seeing all the monkeys and owls. The staff are brilliant here - really friendly and informative and you get a sense that they care deeply for the animals. Definitely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first stop when in Isle of Wight and glad we visited. The talks are interesting and very informative, you get to touch some of the animals, there’s a play area for the kids and cafe. You can easily spend a good few...More

Thank LewisRS7
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

I recently visited even though I have lived on the island for almost 5 years. The enclosures were of high quality, you could tell the animals were happy and well looked after. I found the media and interactive items to be really interesting. The meerkat...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Isle of Wight! Having cycled from Cowes we were rewarded with a beautifully quaint place outside of busy Newport. The staff member on reception was very polite and took an interest in us which was...More

Thank David C
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

The sanctuary is pleasant and well maintained. All the enclosures are clearly labeled with plenty of interesting information (aimed at all ages) about their occupants. The staff were extremely helpful and informative. The cafe is very pleasant and provided a good range of food at...More

Thank Colin F
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant visit to this well maintained sanctuary . The animals are well cared for and everywhere was so clean . Park is small and kept the children occupied for a couple of hours . Well worth visiting .

Thank Lisa A
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Arrived on a super hot day so took advantage of yummy slushes on sale at the cafe.we watched the Talk about the monkeys was excellent and little boy loved the play area

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

If it was not for rescue centres like this then monkeys like these would (in some cases) perish. The staff do their best to keep the environment clean and welcoming to the visitors. If you are expecting bells and whistles then you may be disappointed....More

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PennyB132013
19 August 2017|
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Response from Nick S | Reviewed this property |
You'd need to get a bus to Newport, then change. The number 9 from Newport to Ryde stops not far from the centre, runs every 10 minutes or so Mondays-Saturdays,
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_hayleyandrich
27 May 2017|
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Response from Amanda F | Reviewed this property |
It is outside but you could get cover for a shower
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AvrilAlan H
30 January 2017|
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Response from traceyd370 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they are open all year round check their website.
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