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Bird Island

Homosassa, FL
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The Villages, Florida
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393 reviews 393 reviews
36 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Gilligan's island monkey business! Easy to see from shore or the local eatery. Monkeys swing and climb and cavort. Their one means of escape, the small ship, lies unattended. Things must be going well for the monkeys since not one seemed at all interested in addressing the necessary repairs to the craft that would permit the five to sail away.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Great to see while on a boat or dining at the Crab House or Monkey Bar. If you take a tour boar you will hear the history of the island and the monkeys. There are currently 5.

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Gorham, New Hampshire
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21 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We stopped off at the Riverside Resort restaurant and thought it was a bit strange to be dining and looking out at a little island inhabited by 5 spider monkeys. Not really sure what to think of this place.

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Chicago
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292 attraction reviews
521 helpful votes 521 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

My wife and I stopped to see Monkey Island that we had heard so much about. The famous Monkey Island is at the Homosassa Riverside Resort. The resort cares for five spider monkeys that live on an island, which the Yardarm Lounge and Riverside Crabhouse overlook. There's a great history as to why the monkeys live on the island, mostly... More

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Flushing, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

A boat launch with a few restraunts with monkeys on an island to watch while eating also has bar and gift shop

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