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Apenheul

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Address: Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 55 35 75 757
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Took the family and enjoyed ourselves, lots of hands on exhibits including little free roaming monkeys. The gorillas were very impressive. The only downside is all the walking, by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
khalidaR9892BF
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De Haag
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De Haag
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the family and enjoyed ourselves, lots of hands on exhibits including little free roaming monkeys. The gorillas were very impressive. The only downside is all the walking, by the time we had walked the entire park, including a very long walk to enter from the parking, our feet were aching to say the least.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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63 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monkees can move freely inside the park and they are all around you. They've come so used to humans that they are not afraid anymore. Keep your pockets closed, they'll steal anything.

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Thank Niels T
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It took me back to my childhood, when I visited with my parents. do take care, the monkeys are free to move about. they stole my pacifier as a child, so I'm warning you to keep valubles in the "ape proof"bags that are provided! Other tha that it was a very enjoyable visit! I am definatly coming back!

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Thank Marnix v
Suzhou, China
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

It was a great day at this very special zoo where you walk with the primates. Some run free and come very close up to you.Never had such an experience.

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Thank 2015Annelies2015
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

They seem to have more monkeys when there are more people so you never feel like you are missing out. The monkeys are friendly and love to say hello.

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Thank Emma S
Orange County, California
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This is a great place to visit. Everyone (4 adults and 3 kids- ages 9, 10, 13) had such a great time. There is much to see and do and makes for a very fun day. There is a section where the monkeys roam freely and may even decide to jump on your arm. That was a great experience. We... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The monkeys are quite small and you're not allowed to pet them. It's a great place for a family, date or with friends. The Lemurs were my favourite. They were very friendly and a couple of them jumped down from the trees in front of me. Some of them will be quite close to you, while others have to be... More 

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Kiriat Ono
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

The " Apenheul" in Dutch is a place where the monkey's are free and we, the humans are scrutinized and watched by them.. They the monkeys have the "right of way". Your property will be in a locked bag.

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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This is a really great day out for adults and children alike. Not cheap by the time you pay for adults (anybody over 12 yrs old) at 21 Euros, and children aged 3 to 12 (18.50 Euros). But it's such a tremendous experience you find it's worth the cost. You get a monkey-proof bag with Velcro fastenings to store your... More 

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Helmond, The Netherlands
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75 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We visited the park in October. It was cold and unfortunately there weren't many animals out and about. However we still did see quite a few and also some young ones that were born only weeks ago. The kids had a lot of fun especially when the animals jump on you or at least around you. It was a very... More 

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