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Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary

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Address: R512, Hartbeespoort 0216, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 12 258 9908
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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The Monkey Sanctuary is one of several sanctuaries in a group of...

The Monkey Sanctuary is one of several sanctuaries in a group of sanctuaries, including the elephant sanctuary that provides for orphaned and abused animals. Situated west of Hartbeesport Dam alongside the Elephant sanctuary it provides an environment where monkeys (primates) can be given their freedom in a natural environment. The sanctuary situated in one of the many Kloofs (Gorges) of the Magaliesberg mountain range provides the perfect environment for Monkeys from around the world.

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Beautiful place to visit!

Great and lovely place to play with monkeys! A must if you like animals! Sweet and playful monkeys walk around you, will pull your hair, open your pockets.....they're just... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 July 2016
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Great and lovely place to play with monkeys! A must if you like animals! Sweet and playful monkeys walk around you, will pull your hair, open your pockets.....they're just adorable! Super safe, they don't bite! great for seniors and children!! LOVE THIS PLACE!! :)

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Marietta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

A very affordable and enjoyable experience. We watched several species of monkeys up close, walked among them and even had a few jump up on us. The walk through the Sanctuary is easy for anyone - although the suspension bridges are a little unstable if you have trouble walking (elderly or disabled). For most people going on the walk, the... More 

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Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

On arrival we were told that we should remove any valuables from our bodies - I didn't believe them but I did what I was told. Since we went out of season - my husband and I were the only one's on the tour - and the rest of just magical - a beautiful walk in the forest and monkey's... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Lovely way to spend a day with the family, outdoors with very good guides. Nice walk through nature, not cheap but value for money.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

These rescued monkeys will come right up to visitors, pick pockets and try to make off with jewelry or glasses. It's a fun tour, the guides are very informative, and you'll get some great monkey photos.

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Herselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Damn monkeys are very funny animals. We payed a visit at 12. And we noticed this is a very good hour because we were the only ones so got a personal tour. very nice People with the heart on the right place according to the animals! So many monkeys, they Come to interact with you and even steal your glasses... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We had the good fortune of going to the Bush Babies Monkey Santuary today, we had Wyson as a tour guide and he was absolutely brilliant! He's extremely well informed, knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour..overall the experience is one to be remembered and we'll be telling everyone to visit the sanctuary. Thank you for the great time.

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Thank Robert V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Loved the monkeys and lemurs, and the guide was very good. It was great to see the animals up close in beautiful surroundings. Lovely gift shop as well.

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Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

don't miss out on this super place, well run, brilliant staff. Clean and tidy. You walk in sanctuary with the monkeys and lemurs with a guide , they interact with you and you can take pictures, the guide explains about the programme and feeding of animals , there are also Duiker and indiginous trees. There are lots of restaurants in... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Quite nice. A bit pricey. My kid is 4 & was quite bored until 2 of the monkeys started interacting with us.

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