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Colobus Conservation

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Closed Now: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
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A cause to support

We spend some lovely time here, with our guide Mary, who is passionate abouy her work. The center... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RalucaL
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Bucharest, Romania
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An admirable project

Amazing place, I admire their mission, passion and dedication! Worth a visit! Our guide was Maria... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
elle_isa27
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Colobus Conservation was established in 1997 as a not-for-profit organisation to promote conservation of the colobus monkeys and address the threats to its survival. The organization works in partnership with local communities to promote the...more
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Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spend some lovely time here, with our guide Mary, who is passionate abouy her work. The center puts in place solutions to address the issues which endanger the main 4 types of primates found in Diani. Whether it is the 'colobridge', the hospital, or...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place, I admire their mission, passion and dedication! Worth a visit! Our guide was Maria and she was great, explained us everything and had the patience to answer all of our questions! Don't miss this place! ( P.S. This is not a zoo, this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

Ilast saw these animals in Queen Ellibeth National Park foundin Uganda but i become suprised again to saw in this area really i never knew that i can find them here

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

We went as a family with a small baby and it was an enjoyable visit. Bigger children probably enjoy more. It’s a very good initiative to help saving various monkey species. Unfortunately the tourist development in Diani has taken away their habitat.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ElisaU528
Reviewed 7 November 2018

As an animal lover i decided to make a visit to see find out about their conservation efforts. Highly enjoyable although did not see many monkeys except those in cage being rehabilitated to go back into the wild. I went back the next day to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

we went here to see & learn a bit about the conservation work that goes on we were looked after by Esther , a worthy cause they get orphaned monkeys give them a fresh start then release them back into the wild this place is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Was really impressed with the effort being made by the team. A must visit for everyone visiting Diani.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Manavbhatta
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Bring the kids and see the beautiful colobus monkeys and other species up close. Trained guides will tell you everything you need and your fee goes to help protect the colobus monkeys in the Diani area

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kevin M. D
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We were recommended this place and it turned out better than we had expected. Esther (the boss) was a great tour guide and explained the reasons for setting up the place, instructed us how to behave etc. We were really lucky as all the families...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marek_Marco
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We weren't expecting anything from this visit. Instead, this trip was a real surprise. Maria, the guide, is a lovely lady who explains everything with so much passion. It's a great initiative we all have to support. Go and see for yourselves.

Date of experience: September 2018
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ewakoguc
7 October 2018|
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Response from Ben C | Reviewed this property |
There’s no harm in letting them know you’re coming as they get lots of school visits, but they didn’t have specific tour times, so let them know when is best for you and I’m sure you can arrange a good time. Enjoy it!
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ewakoguc
7 October 2018|
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Response from Colobus C | Property representative |
Halo, To visit Colobus, you do not need to book in advance. You can visit anytime between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Karibu!
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ewakoguc
7 October 2018|
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Response from Valentina C | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to book a tour in advance. They open for guided primate eco-tours from Monday to Saturday from 8am to 5pm. For further information, you can contact Colobus Conservation at 00254711479453
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