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Bird Island

Homosassa, FL
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Bonus sighting from nearby restaurant

Was enjoying dinner from a nearby restaurant; "Riverside Crab House" and was able to view Monkey... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Naples, Florida
via mobile
Bird Island is different than Monkey Island

There are actually two islands... one is Monkey Island which can be seen from the Riverside Crab... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Annmarie B
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“crab house” (3 reviews)
Homosassa, FL
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Was enjoying dinner from a nearby restaurant; "Riverside Crab House" and was able to view Monkey Island from our table. Due to not being locals, not aware of how this island came to be. With that being said, the monkeys were a bonus, unusual entertainment...More

Thank solofishergal
Reviewed 23 May 2017

There are actually two islands... one is Monkey Island which can be seen from the Riverside Crab House and the other is Bird Island which is farther down and we saw from our airboat ride. Bird Island is slightly larger and has more trees. We...More

Thank Annmarie B
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Read the story, the monkeys were saved from scientific study, they seem real happy. This area if toursity but cool for locals as well. The food is great at the restaurant

Thank sirrahirret
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Have eaten here several times over the last three years with family and friends. Only once were we not satisfied with our table but they were crowded that night. Drinks are very good. Food is average.

Thank Lina B
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It is a microscopic island with 5 monkeys living on it. It is just feet from the dock. Takes about 2 minutes to boat around. I actually felt sorry for the monkeys being trapped like that. I hope no one ever forgets to feed them...More

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Good food and an even better view. Nice layed back atmosphere. Good stoppin spot on a motorcycle ride!

Thank Christina D
Reviewed 23 February 2017

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
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
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...More

Thank Rickie D
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
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