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Monkey Haven

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Address: Staplers Road | Five Acres Farm, Newport PO30 2NB, England
Phone Number:
+44 1983 530885
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

Welcome to Monkey Haven - your gateway to the wild and wonderful world...

Welcome to Monkey Haven - your gateway to the wild and wonderful world occupied by our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. We're a happy home to whooping gibbons, cheeky capuchins, birds of prey and many more exotic creatures. We care for monkeys and other animals in need, in our lovely sanctuary outside Newport. Monkey Haven is a Gold Award winning attraction with plenty for you to see and do, so why not swing on by and visit us soon!

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Great day out for the family

Thought we would give it a try while on a family holiday. We had a disabled son in his wheel chair who was able to see all the animals due to the great design of the place... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thought we would give it a try while on a family holiday. We had a disabled son in his wheel chair who was able to see all the animals due to the great design of the place. Highly recommend.

Thank Colin W
Waterlooville, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a fabulous trip to the monkey haven. The staff are all extremely helpful and very knowledgeable. The demonstrations and talks are excellent. And lily May is fantastic, had great customer service and was extremely helpful and answered all of our questions. Thanks for an amazing day.

Thank Jess D
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took our seven month old to see the monkeys and owls, he loved it! We walked around several times to find the bananas which kept us entertained! It was also lovely to see the animals so well cared for and looked after. It was great reading about each individual monkey and their story. The talks were lovely and well... More 

Thank shell08_12
Emsworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Opened in 2010 and well cared for by caring, friendly staff a collection of many types of monkeys, marmosets, lemurs, owls, African birds and a few reptiles. Animals mostly rescued ones looking well cared for and not showing any signs of boredom. Shop and cafe o.k. but best bit of the visit was the keepers explanations of various animals whilst... More 

Thank DAVIDMS20050
Fareham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Thought we would give it a try after reading reviews and we were staying local. Two adults, two teenagers and one OAP. Not a big place so nice to stroll around. We watched a few of the talks and found them to be interesting. Our lasting impression was how clean and tidy the whole site was and how the animals... More 

Thank Farehamdad
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We first visited in it's first month and the work and effort that has gone into the park since then is incredible. The enthusiasm of the staff is obvious and the conditions the animals and birds are kept in is a credit to all concerned. The entry fee is well worth it and if you do think it a bit... More 

Thank GARY B
Gosport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a lovely zoo to visit. Lovely, friendly staff, great play areas for under and over 5's. Clean toilets including disabled and baby changing. A great cafe with a good selection of cakes and food at reasonable prices. We went in the Easter holidays with our 4 children (14 years, 6 years, 2 years and a 10 month old) all... More 

Thank Jennifer H
Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great with young kids, really interesting and informative + a couple of playgrounds for the kids to run around in, really clean and tidy and the staff are friendly and helpful, a second return visit within 7 days is included with the entry.

Thank Jwesty83
Oldbury, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited today as we are both animal lovers. We were so impressed with the obvious love and care that everyone involved has for the animals. The enclosures are spacious and well kept and all the animals seem so settled. We listened to the talks by Charlotte who interacted with the crowd well and seemed to have... More 

Thank Mark P
MonkeyHaven, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this review

This has made our day! Thanks for your beautiful review - we love to hear we're one of the best places you visited on the Island, it makes us so happy! We'll pass on your kind words to the Tea room and Charlotte, who will be thrilled you enjoyed her keeper talks. The gibbons love to pull a crowd with... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovey place this is. Excellent environment- not to big and has an array of animals Monkeys meerkats snakes owls tortoises and birds Beautifully landscaped and well worth a visit Staff very polite and knowledgeable

Thank Amanda F
MonkeyHaven, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this review

Ah, thanks very much! So pleased you had a lovely time and thanks for your lovely recommendation. We hope you'll come back and visit us again when you next have a weekend break on the Island :) More 

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