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La Isla De Los Monos

#3 of 51 things to do in Iquitos Features Animals
Condamine #416, Iquitos 065, Peru
+51 65 235887
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A nice short visit would be enjoyed

I've been here a couple of times. I take groups here. You can hold an anaconda and monkeys but... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
Derron F
Fort Smith, United States
❤️ Monkey Island

My 10 year old son and I just finished volunteering for a few days at Monkey Island and we LOVED... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Portland, Oregon
via mobile
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A cage-free rescue center in the Peruvian Amazon dedicated to the protection and conservation of abandoned and orphaned monkeys. The aim of the project is the save the life of these creatures and release them back to their original habitat.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Condamine #416, Iquitos 065, Peru
+51 65 235887
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

I've been here a couple of times. I take groups here. You can hold an anaconda and monkeys but the sloths steal the show. If you have kids.... just go

Thank Derron F
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

My 10 year old son and I just finished volunteering for a few days at Monkey Island and we LOVED it! The family is wonderful, they are very welcoming and if you love animals like we do, it simply doesn't get better than this. The...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Loved seeing all of the Monkeys. One even climbed into the boat and we were able to feed it a banana!!

Thank khoutland
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This experience was so worth it for us. Although we found there to be a lot of people around it was still really neat to do. Make sure you come with either some $$ or food to give to the monkeys. They are everywhere though...More

Thank Marcie F
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

I had great fun interacting with the animals here. The cappuccino monkeys were sweet as they were like babies wanting a hug or to be hugged. Other species were great as well like tge South American Racoon, Toucan, Spider Monkey, parrots, small anaconda & one...More

Thank Roberto A
Reviewed 23 June 2016

i had a great time in this island, all the monkeys are free and you can have a personal contact with them. i recomend for everybody if you want to have a relaxing time

Thank AlexVarnham
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The monkeys come right up to you, and if you are really lucky they will curl right up in your lap. I made friends with the howler monkey while there... an amazing experience and kudos to all of the volunteers

Thank TrishaJL
Reviewed 15 June 2016

It was great to get close to the rescued primates and to even interact with some animals that the guides were holding. It was fun to watch them and even interact with some of the monkeys that were once kept as pets and were friendly....More

Thank Heidi H
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

It was fantastic seeing these monkeys up close. Although you probably shouldn't try to touch them they do come right up alongside you. The people that run this operation are doing a great job to help rescue these animals.

Thank George F
Reviewed 9 June 2016

It was an awesome time 10 Days of volunteering at the Monkey Island. Awesome food and lovely living together. Going back for sure

Thank Lucas D
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22 November 2016|
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Response from LaIslaDeLosMonos | Property representative |
Dear Ishtar, Thanks for contact us! My name is Lucero and I work in The Monkeys Island's office. We have some options for you to visit the island. I'll explain you each of them so you can choose the one you want. The... More
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4 August 2016|
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Response from AlexVarnham | Reviewed this property |
hello you can rent a speddy boat with this you can arrive there in 1 hour and 30 minuts more less, the price i don't know because we took a slowly boat and the price was 150 soles.
15 May 2016|
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Response from Chelydra | Reviewed this property |
Around seven hours total, including travel and visiting time. We went independently, so our procedure involved a private mototaxi to the ferry terminal, public ferry (fixed price, and leaves when full, so you probably would... More