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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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Zutphen
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

The Apenheul concept is quite Unique insofar that you get to visit a large number of monkey species more or less in their natural habitat and that in a number of cases you can actually walk among and interact with them. This is never intimidating or dangerous in any way. The feeding demonstrations are especially interesting and can also be... More

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shanghai
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264 reviews 264 reviews
87 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

we took our kids here years ago and were really looking forward to taking our grandchildren aged 3.5 and almost 2. We weren't disappointed. Apenheul is still a wonderful place both for adults and children, the children were enchanted with how close they could be with the little monkeys and it is also wonderful to see how very large the... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Besides the fact that the park was crowded with people (and strollers) and it was pretty fresh so some animals were inside we had a great day here.

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Worcester
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Spent a lovely afternoon walking around the monkey park, we were there for about 4 hours. Remember to use a 'monkey proof' bag for your belongings, provided free of charge. The presentations were only in Dutch so we can not comment on those, but there were plenty of people listening and they also attract the monkeys so are worth stopping... More

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NOFIT
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The Apenheul is the monkey Zoo of Holland. They only have monkey's in this zoo. You would think that, that would be boring but that's so not true! We enjoyed every seccond and stayed till the parc closed! Before you step in to the parc you get a bag to put in yout bab... The monkey's who are walking around... More

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Wroclaw, Poland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This place is wonderful. For youngsters and olders. You'll have lot of fun and will learn tons of interesting stuff, not to mention - most of the monkeys look adorable. One more thing - small monkeys will walk/run/hide around you, so make sure to protect your backpack - this little crazy but cute creatures know how to get everywhere!

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Ness Ziona, Israel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The monkeys are eating from your hands. What can be better then that. Unfortunatly, the presentations are only in Dutch, so English visitors are kept behind.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Apenhaul is home to more than 20 different types of monkeys and apes. The monkeys are free to walk around on the trees (the small ones even come to say hi..) and it is a greart experience to see families of urang utangs or gorillas jumping from one tree to another or taking shelter from the rain :) the park... More

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Millingen aan de Rijn, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We went there in the holidays in the Netherlands, but nonetheless, it was not that full. I love that the animals were running around in an almost natural surroundings. I really like the fact that Apenheul is trying to breed monkeys because there are some races which are reduced to just a few hundred monkeys. What I really did not... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Our third time here and as always it has been a pleasure . the kids a facinated by the free small monkeys and three hours have passed so quickly... there have been many people around but as it is an open place it did not bother anybody. Only bad point- the bathrooms were not alwyas clean and tidy

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