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La Isla De Los Monos

Address: 30km boat ride from Iquitos, Iquitos, Peru
Phone Number: 065-779610
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Ranked #5 of 20 Attractions in Iquitos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Owner description: A cage-free rescue center in the Peruvian Amazon dedicated to the protection and conservation of...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Owner description: A cage-free rescue center in the Peruvian Amazon dedicated to the protection and conservation of abandoned and orphaned monkeys.

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Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I love that this place is used to help and treat the wildlife in the area. They do great work there and donation is optional. As soon as u get there, the monkeys pretty much come over to u. U'll get a chance to see different species of monkeys and some birds. the guide will give u bananas to feed... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We had a great time with these rescue monkeys! As soon as we arrived, they came running over and climbed right up us. They were very friendly and safe and it was so amazing to be that close to them. It was a lifetime experience. They really care for the monkeys and give them freedom. Just a warning - the... More 

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Sacramento, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
9 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Where else can you hold monkeys, play with them, hug them and watch their antics. This is a facility that rescues monkeys and takes care of them. It is a wonderful place to visit.

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Lima, Peru
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We really enjoyed seeing the monkeys here. The workers are wonderfully informative. It was amazing seeing so many monkeys just playing around. I even got climbed on by Panchito, a little monkey with muddy hands and tried to eat my headband. :) We enjoyed our tour with Jay and his wealth knowledge.

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Lima, Peru
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

ITs soooo lovely! Had a 2 hour stroll with Marty, one of the little fellars , sitting on my shoulder! The place is very simple but the people are so nice and friendly. Its a shame that they do not receive govermental support!

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Sydney
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62 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

most memorable day here, playing with monkeys and meeting all the residents. They all seem pretty well looked after and happy.

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Brussels, Belgium
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We’ve been to the Island in March 2013 and July 2014. In March, the wet season, the island is surrounded by water. You see the monkeys but you can also travel by canoe through the Amazon waters surrounding the Island. This was one of the most amazing experiences of my life: hearing the jungle noises from the canoe. In July,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We went for a trip to Monkey island while staying at the Ceiba Tops Explorama lodge for my daughters birthday and we had a lovely time there. We were immediately welcomed by the monkeys who jumped onto my childrens shoulders and started searching their pockets for food etc. My children were delighted with this and it was a great start... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We went on a day trip and stayed for 2 and a half hours which is probably about the right amount of time to see everything (although I could have stayed forever as the monkeys were so cute) You have to phone in advance and Gilberto, the owner, will explain all details of the trip. He was extremely helpful and... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I stayed as a volunteer on La Isla de Los Monos for two weeks last year. I had the most amazing time learning about the different monkey's and helping to fed them, doing odd jobs and going to the market for supplies (monkey food). Gilberto was an amazing host and translated for me quite a bit as I didn't speak... More 

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