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“Monkeying around”

Monkey Town Primate Centre
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South Africa
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39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Monkeying around”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2013

Wonderful place to take children to learn more about primates. They have lots of large cages, with lots of trees. The petting cage was wonderful, to actually sit inside and have the monkeys clinbing all over was a great experience.

Visited March 2013
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“overrated”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2013

this is a monkey sanctuary, there are red lion cats that i personally do not think has enough room for its size, and monkeys that are kept in cages. be careful walking under the cages as the monkeys like to pee on passing visitors.
the gift shop has little variety and the small cafe has even less variety. its a good place to visit if you really want to see monkeys in cages..... unfortunately.

Visited February 2013
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“love this place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2013

Will be back!! Not a lot of great animal places in Cape Town...this is one of the top excursions to do with your family. Had a great experience with my family. Loved the chimps :-)

Visited March 2013
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“We love animals -----”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2013

We felt so sad that this wonderfull home for some animals had obviously had better times. A real shame as they are trying so hard to keep the facility open - the toure was informative ----

Visited January 2013
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Monkey magic brings a smile”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2013

Visited monkey Land while touring from stellenbosch. Best to go at feeding times approx 12 o clock to see the happy monkeys playing and eating copious amounts of food. It's never nice seeing animals in cages but here the monkeys are mostly in large enclosures and have freedom to swing through the trees. The place is a little tired but it is privately run and relies on donations and visitors to keep the monkeys fed. Make a trip and your inner child will enjoy the experiences especially seeing the little baby monkeys clinging to their mothers.

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