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Address: Homosassa, FL

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Cool and weird at same time.

It was fun to look at for a few minutes. You have to be in a boat so you can float around the little island.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Columbus, Ohio

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was fun to look at for a few minutes. You have to be in a boat so you can float around the little island.

Thank theblindpirate
Tiverton, Rhode Island
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Fun place to watch the monkeys and birds while you eat. Beautiful water views & sunsets. Fun to watch the boats

Thank Becky P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This really Monkey Island and not Bird Island there are 5 monkeys on this island and it is really cool to see fun to sit and watch them There is also a restaurant and gift shop here The monkeys are fed each day by the owner It was neat to see

Thank Rickie D
Savannah, Georgia
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is really Monkey Island not Bird Island. It has 5 Spider Monkeys living on it and they are taken care of by the owners of the resort next door. IT was fun to sit in our kayaks and watch the antics of the monkeys.

Thank Hammerpaddle
Hudson, Florida
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147 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A tourist draw, locals call it monkey Island. Part of a restaurant, bar, motel, marina complex for years. A quirky Florida thing. Kids and tourists enjoy a visit. the restaurant used to be pretty good, but lately not so much. The have turned the former downstairs dining area into a gift shop and lost more than half of their seating... More 

1 Thank BPYC
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Wonderful attraction out in the middle of the water. Easily spotted by the child's sized jungle gym and lighthouse that adorn the island for the amusement of the monkeys. There is a buffer area built in to keep people from getting too close, but even as you approach the buffer the monkeys rush to your boat. I believe this behavior... More 

Thank Karianne H
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We were told by our manatee guide that the island was a bit of a hazard for boats and that the zoo wanted to re-house some misbehaving monkeys, so the two things cam together and bird island was born. Its a nice oddity in the river and worth seeing if you're down there. I wouldn't make the trip specifically to... More 

Thank Grant W
clearwater, United States
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Had seen this tiny attraction years ago and remember it as being much larger and enjoyable. Viewed the island from the almost attached restaurant and while taking a guided cruise on river. Monkeys looked fed up with tourists and ready to throw something at you. But it was free and kids probably would get a kick out of seeing the... More 

Thank William B
Ocala, Florida
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This tiny island is the happy home of about a handful of monkeys. Eclectic in it's 'design', but a nice thing to see. The monkey's watch you as you view their home, swinging & playing. Nice little sight on your way out to the gulf.

Thank lazomama
Cocoa, Florida
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We stayed at Homosassa Riverside Resort and watched the monkeys the entire time while we ate and drank at the restaurant. You can see them from any of the outside areas and inside the main restaurant. We were disappointed that the weather never got good enough to take a boat tour because we saw people in their personal boats go... More 

1 Thank Cheryll5552013

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