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Colobus Conservation

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Address: Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 711 479453
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Description: Colobus Conservation was established in 1997 as a not-for-profit...
Colobus Conservation was established in 1997 as a not-for-profit organisation to promote conservation of the colobus monkeys and address the threats to its survival. The organization works in partnership with local communities to promote the conservation of the colobus, along with other endemic primate species, and the unique coastal forest habitat on which they depend. Today Colobus Conservation programmes focus on habitat conservation and community linkages as well as human/primate conflict management, welfare, education and research. The objectives and work of Colobus Conservation is recognised internationally by AZA Colobus Species Survival Plan (SSP), Pan African Sanctuary Alliance (PASA) accreditation and are supported by well known conservationists Jonathon and Angela Scott through their role as Patrons.
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The monkeys offer great company during the visit, for me the highlight was feeding the little ones, of course guided by the wardens. Was truly a touching experience and oh, you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The monkeys offer great company during the visit, for me the highlight was feeding the little ones, of course guided by the wardens. Was truly a touching experience and oh, you get to see the rare blue ball monkeys.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Visited this Columbus sanctuary. Great place to see Columbus monkeys and the staff were also helpful and there is a nature trail that visitors can explore. Great place!

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Arusha, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Worth a visit as it is all about conservation. However the tour guide spent alot of time talking about how nice it would be to get a tip!!!!

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We took a taxi to Colobus Conservation - only a couple of minutes as it is in Diani - beach side of the road. The tour lasts for about an hour showing how the organization works to save the monkeys and forests of the area. Great way to get out of the hotel and support conservation.

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Not a lot to really see or do. That said we did see some monkeys and the staff were passionate about their work and we learnt a lot. We were happy that our entrance fee was going to support a worthy cause.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Run by Keith, this rehabilitation centre for the endangered colobus monkeys is vital for conservation, go take a tour and support the great cause. keep it up guys!!!

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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

A really fun and informative day at the Colobus conservatory! Be sure to sign up and help save the colobus for future generations!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

You really feel that the staff att Colobus are very enthusiastic about their project and it is worth a visit!

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

colobus trust have taken upon themselves to protect and preserve the endangered species of colubus and other species. it gives me great joy to visit their conservation at diani. Watching the animals cross the foot bridge and reducing threats posed by speeding motorists gives me a great joy. Pay attention to the conservation - it is breath taking.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The cooperation they've with the community,the staff are very knowledgeable and warm.going round the park gives a closer relation with the apes and how they survive accidents,bringing up orphaned and abandoned monkeys,their treatment,feeding etc. so lovely

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