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Apenheul

Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
+31 55 35 75 757
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Ranked #1 of 9 attractions in Apeldoorn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Dutch open air zoo, focusing on children's eternal favorites the monkey and apes, De Apenheul is one of my favorite attractions. Every time we are there, something new has been added, but for all kids the favorite issue is that there are monkeys in the wild, you can touch them, they jump on you and have all the nautiness you... More

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Amsterdam
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107 reviews 107 reviews
78 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Apenheul is a house of monkeys. You can find almost all kind of monkeys, from the smallest to the biggest one. Young and old will always have fun visiting this place. No where you see monkey so close to you, even sitting on your shoulder. There are also some other animals like turtle, fishes in the water of the monkey... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I grew up in the Netherlands and my parents took me to the Apenheul when I was a kid. I recently took my Family (Wife + 3 kids 17, 14 and 10) to the Netherlands and made this one of the necessary stops. We weren't disappointed. The spider monkeys were fun as usual and walking right around us and usually... More

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Zeist, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Went with family and friends and we had sunny weather so we could really enjoy our stay outdoors. Best part of the park is the freedom of movement for the animals that live there. You can interact with some of the monkeys that walk freely among the visitors. The many shows they have can be very intertaining, specially when the... More

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Marrakech, Morocco
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Truly my most favourite place in the Netherlands. I come here a few times per year and I just love how the monkeys play with each other and act as if there are no humans around them, while you are walking between those running monkeys. I especially love the orang-utans, they have many different islands where they can climb and... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Monkeys galore! Well taken care of monkeys. Great family attraction. We had a great time here. You can get among some of the monkeys, so close ups are a must. Do visit!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Had a great family day at the Apenheul. I sugest you arrive early +/- 10 oclock to mis the crouds. My grandchildren had lots of fun and there is plenty to do for the young ones.

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Geilenkirchen, Germany
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We have two boys, 12 and 7 years old, they LOVED it. Plenty of places for them to stop and play as we interacted with some very cute cute and curious little monkeys. Be sure to catch the feeding times as well for the bigger guys -- informative and entertaining. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the park outside once... More

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Tilburg, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

A well-planned and organized park, a lot of monkeys of course. Our almost 2yo child liked it (as well as we did), especially the small monkeys that are as curious as the children themselves. At the end of the 'route' our child has seen already enough of monkeys, so he switched into other things, but the planning of the park... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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103 reviews 103 reviews
59 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The Apenheul is located near the National Park Hoge Veluwe in the municipality of Apeldoorn. There is ample of parking space and after a short walk you get to the entrance of the park. Since there areas in which the monkeys are in free range, it is advised to carry your belongings in a special bag which you can borrow.... More

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