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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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New well cared for attractive Monkey Haven.

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... read more

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed today 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 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday 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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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 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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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days 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 3 days ago NEW 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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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW 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 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Once you enter the place what strikes you first is that it is rather small premises. That was not the impression you got when reading their posters before paying the entrance fee. Monkeys, but none of the larger apes, chimps, baboons or gorillas. A few gibbons were about the largest of the primate species that were on view, may be... More 

2 Thank Imliooper
MonkeyHaven, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this review

Hello, many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for visiting Monkey Haven. Your support is much appreciated and thankfully enables us to further expand, rescuing more animals in need of new homes and a second chance of happiness. We're very excited as we're currently refurbishing an enclosure for some new residents joining us very soon -... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited Monkey Haven yesterday with my partner and our 16 month daughter and we all had a fantastic day! All the enclosures for the animals are well kept and very spacious. It is clear to see that the Monkey Haven care for their animals! All of the enclosures were easy to see and there was lots of space to... More 

1 Thank glfinlay22
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been to quite a few animal attractions which are small and family-run. Many sadly look like they are struggling with tatty cages and even when the staff are friendly and caring, they still have a general look of clinging on. But Monkey Haven (which is not very big) has managed to create a really professional looking set-up -... More 

2 Thank Benjamory
MonkeyHaven, Happiness Team at Monkey Haven, responded to this review

WOW! Thanks for your beautiful review - we are so happy to hear we exceeded your expectations! Our primary goal is to give animals a second chance of happiness and thanks to our visitors support we are able to do so to a high standard. We love introducing and sharing the rescue stories of all the beautiful animals we care... More 

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