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Monkey Haven

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Address: Staplers Road | Five Acres Farm, Newport PO30 2NB, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 530885
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Welcome to Monkey Haven - your gateway to the wild and wonderful world...

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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Monkey bizzness!

Closed until early Feb, it'll be well worth a visit when open. The conditions are very good for the animals and the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Kids and adults would... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
WiiGene
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Closed until early Feb, it'll be well worth a visit when open. The conditions are very good for the animals and the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Kids and adults would love it. I was especially impressed that the owner and family has built all of it themselves and maintains it beautifully.

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Thank WiiGene
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our 1st visit to the Monkey Haven, we were very impressed with how well run & spotlessly clean it was all animals were in very well maintained inviroments, all staff were very polite & the café was nice all tables cleared very quickly, will definitely be returning.

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Thank Mrs Julie C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful place! It's so great to visit these animals that have had a rough start to life and are now so well looked after by their keepers who clearly love them. The keeper talks were great and really informative about each little personality that lives there, and also very interesting about the work the sanctuary is involved in, however... More 

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MonkeyHaven, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this review

What a wonderful review! Thanks for your lovely words and support. It's always great to hear our visitors feedback and you've beautifully summed up our happy haven, so thank you. Please do come back and see us when you're next on the Island. Thanks to everyones support, the winter building has commenced and who knows what wonderful animals we will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Monkey the past two years & really enjoy it. Join up with guide for the talks, they are very informative & makes the visit much more interesting.

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Thank John R
MonkeyHaven, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this review

Ah, thanks for your great review and for recommending the keeper talks - they're a great way of getting to know the animals we care for. The keepers love to share their funny stories too! We hope to see you again another day :) More 

Sandown
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live on the IOW & Monkey Haven is one of our favourite places to visit. Went yesterday afternoon (6/11/16) as usual the staff were very helpful and told some lovely stories about the animals. Bought a gold adoption package (had the snowy owl one) so will have plenty of opportunity to visit again.

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Thank Stephen H
MonkeyHaven, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave a lovely review and for purchasing a Gold adoption for the snowy owls! That's really lovely of you and very much appreciated. So pleased to hear we are one of your favourite places to visit, this makes us so happy! We look forward to you visiting us, and of course the snowy's (Freda... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic attraction to visit, although it isn't very big it is amazing value for money. During our visit to the Isle of Wight in October half term we decided to visit Monkey Haven unlike a lot of attractions on the island a family of 5 only cost us £38 for the visit with a free return within 7... More 

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Thank traceyd370
MonkeyHaven, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this review

Thanks for your amazing review! We're so pleased you had a lovely time and found us to be great value for money - all proceeds of which enable us to re-home more animals in need. Thanks for your recommendation and we look forward to welcoming you again another day :) More 

Dunstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit put off by the entry cost, but very glad we went. We missed a few of the feeding times, but the ones we caught were so good, the staff were very interested in there groups of animals, we learnt so much about monkeys and apes, staff helped with close up photos. Its a small centre and well kept,... More 

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MonkeyHaven, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting us for leaving a lovely review. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at the Haven and managed to listen to some of the talks. Thanks to our visitors support we are able to offer these lovely animals a second chance of happiness, so your support is massively appreciated. Thanks again and we hope... More 

Isle of Wight, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today on a very wet end of season Friday and had a lovely time. The monkeys and birds all seemed very well cared for and as it was end of season it was nice not to have screaming children running around. It's shocking to hear some of the environments these lovely monkeys have been rescued from such as the... More 

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MonkeyHaven, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and for taking the time to leave such a great review! Such a shame it was a damp day but we're glad to hear that didn't dampen your spirits and you still enjoyed getting to know our lovely animals at the daily keeper talks. Glad to hear you enjoyed all the facilities, including the tea room,... More 

Bicester oxfordshire U.K.
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101 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The schools on the IOW have such scope for their pupils educationally. This place is well run by staff who certainly know their subject. On the day of my visit it was a girl called Lizzie who did several presentations and she projected her enthusiasm for the job very well. She knew most of the monkey by name, their histories... More 

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MonkeyHaven, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review. " A first class exhibit" makes us very, very happy :) We're really pleased to hear you had such a great time (loved the cake!) and enjoyed the talks given by Lizzy - she certainly knows the animals and has many funny stories that she loves to share with our visitors. Thanks for... More 

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've visited the Monkey Haven every year we've visited the IOW. It had been over a year since our list visit and once again they've been busy expanding and adding great new attractions..The keeper talks are very informative, the cafe has been refurbished and there's always something to remember the visit by at the gift shop. With all the talks... More 

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Thank dizzydisney
MonkeyHaven, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this review

Ah, Wow! Thanks so much for your lovely review. It's great to hear from visitors who have been coming year after year! Each year we try and expand the park that little bit more, building further homes for more rescue animals in need of care. Without the support from our wonderful visitors this would not be possible, so thank you!... More 

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