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International Primate Rescue

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Plot no 20 Boundary Road, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
+27 71 373 6560
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Life experience I will treasure !!

My three weeks at IPR were priceless I am so thankful for the experience that everyone at IPR gave... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Georgina C
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Amazing experience

Volunteering is such an amazing experience. The people that give up their lives to care for these... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
tina j
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Volunteering with rescued primates at a registed charity. A genuine hands on experience where volunteers interact daily with the monkeys as they assist in the feeding, cleaning and general care of over 125 primates. The sanctuary houses Marmosets, Tamarins, Squirrel Monkeys, Capuchins, Macaques, Mona Monkeys, Patas Monkeys and Grey Mouse Lemurs. Other residents include Fennec Foxes, Sugar Gliders and Tenrec
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Plot no 20 Boundary Road, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
+27 71 373 6560
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

My three weeks at IPR were priceless I am so thankful for the experience that everyone at IPR gave me , they allowed me to get involved and taught me a lot about looking after animals, their care is dedicated to the monkeys at the...More

Thank Georgina C
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Volunteering is such an amazing experience. The people that give up their lives to care for these animals need a medal. IPR is a charity that is a little under the radar. They survive solely on the volunteer contribution, so if you want to make...More

Thank tina j
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I have been coming back and forth to International Primate Rescue to volunteer for quite some time. The primates completely stole my heart from my very first visit, and I have found them to be a absolute joy to care for ever since. IPR is...More

Thank Ellis C
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

If you care about the welfare of animals don't go here! I thought it looked great online but when I got there it was terrible! They do not know or want to learn how to correctly look after monkeys, their hearts are in the right...More

4  Thank Danielle J
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I booked a spontaneous holiday to International Primate Rescue in February 2017 for four weeks. It was a truly rewarding experience that has influenced me to pursue a career in animal care. The owner, Sue is a very welcoming, caring and funny woman! She always...More

Thank jonathan w
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Me and my other half volunteered here for 1 day as we were only staying next door and didn't realise it was there until seeing it on google maps and WE ARE SO GLAD THAT WE DID!! both of us thoroughly enjoyed it, it was...More

1  Thank LaurenV23
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is a nice place to visit. You get shown around and be careful with some of the monkeys. One monkey is so cute and cuddly.

Thank John M
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Having spent a month here in 2014, I could not wait to come back. The people are wonderful, completely dedicated to rehabilitation and giving rescued animals a decent quality of life. Completely charity funded, their volunteering program gives you the chance to work closely with...More

Thank LizzyL1980
Reviewed 23 February 2015

I volunteered here for two weeks and I wish I had stayed longer. Everything was amazing, you get to really help the primates, it's hard work but it is worth it. Don't go there if you just want to play with the monkey because although...More

3  Thank Amber G
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