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Address: Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 55 35 75 757
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So many monkeys!

Our family went for a half day and it was a huge hit with our 4 year old daughter. The setup of the park is great, and the cafes and speeltuins are well spaced out so that just... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Jason W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Our family went for a half day and it was a huge hit with our 4 year old daughter. The setup of the park is great, and the cafes and speeltuins are well spaced out so that just when our daughter was starting to get tired of the monkeys we could take a break. She also loved the swag the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

As the website advertises it, plan 5 hours for the visit. Time will fly. Such a nice walk in so much green. And a fantastic way to show wild animals to kids while they are not trapped in tiny cages but semi-free. I loved the orang-otangs, and they looked so happy, we saw a mum and baby playing together which... More 

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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62 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I love the Apenheul. Situated in the middle of the forest and filled with such gorgeous primates. Nearly everything (other than the great apes) is free roaming which is just so awesome. All of the monkeys have very large enclosures or "roaming" spaces. The gorilla habitat is huge and so beautiful. I definitely recommend going to the daily gorilla presentation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

the ultimate family experience - no one is exempted! This park woofers everything for the perfect attraction experience. You will need a full day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Gorgeous Park located in the middle of a forest. It specializes in apes and monkeys. Many of the beautiful, playful monkeys do not lived in cages, but in large, natural enclosures in the forest. The visitors can walk among the monkeys and enjoy them. Well worth a visit if you're in the Netherlands.

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is a great "zoo" to visit, because the animals have lots of space, and management is really concerned with keeping the apes occupied, and give them as much variation in their daily life as possible. My grandson loved the part where the apes could come up to him. One of them came to sit on his shoulder. Super! He... More 

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Both to kids and grown-ups this is a wonderfull experience.... The monkeys are treated with respect and with good care. Of course it is the best to see them in the wild, but that is'nt given to everybody. For people who want to learn more about monkeys, or for those who want to have fun this is a good day... More 

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have a family subscription to the Apenheul and go there quite regularly. The location and atmosphere are very nice and the kids love to go here.

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Not a cage in sight. Great variety of primates including magnificent great Apes (Gorillas, Orang Utans and Bonobos). Enclosures are very spacious islands with natural water barriers. Some smaller species are free to roam among visitors. Excellent facilities and learning centers, good for visitors of every age. Well worth a visit if you're in the Netherlands and fancy a day... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I strongly dislike zoos, seeing animals in cages makes me sad. We decided to make an exception as we read such nice things about Apenheul. I was very pleased with the visit. There is a very long walk from the parking lot to the actual park. Admission is not cheap, but nothing in Netherlands is. Upon entering we were advised... More 

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