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Fundacio Mona, Primate Sanctuary

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You have to go there!

We are partners of MONA FUNDATION more than a year ago and we were so happy to visit them for first... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
kenbohn
via mobile
Private tour of the mona sanctuary

Excellent tour in English. Very informative tour of the facilities plus a great chance to get... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
Dennis J
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Fundació MONA was created to put an end to illegal trade, exploitation and abuse of primates in captivity, to report their real risk of extintion and to support their protection in the wild. Close to Girona, MONA has established one of the few...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Carretera C-25, s/n, 17457 Riudellots de la Selva, Spain
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+34 972 47 76 18
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 25, 2012

Fundacion mona is a great place to visit. They take care of several chimpansees and macaques that were rescued from people keeping them in their house or using them in commerials for example. You can visit it and get a tour, but you can also...More

8  Thank Sue S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The objective is noble and their hearts are in the right place, but this is hardly an activity for the younger ones. We are all about conservation and against animal mistreatment/confinement, so we decided this would be a perfect fit for us. We booked the...More

4  Thank cperid
Cristina V, other at Fundacio Mona, Primate Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Thank you very much for your visit and opinion. We are sorry to read your words. Our family visit with workshop is designed for a family audience and is aimed at children between 4 and 10 years old. Children younger than that age can accompany...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We are partners of MONA FUNDATION more than a year ago and we were so happy to visit them for first time! You have no idea how amazing has been the experience to meet this Chimpances, specially because they were rescued from "bad human hands"...More

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Cristina V, Dept. Rescate y Rehabilitación at Fundacio Mona, Primate Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much!!!

Reviewed January 22, 2018

The objective is noble and their hearts are in the right place, but this is hardly an activity for the younger ones. We are all about conservation and against animal mistreatment/confinement, so we decided this would be a perfect fit for us. We booked the...More

4  Thank cperid
Cristina V, other at Fundacio Mona, Primate Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Thank you very much for your visit and opinion. We are sorry to read your words. Our family visit with workshop is designed for a family audience and is aimed at children between 4 and 10 years old. Children younger than that age can accompany...More

Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

We were in luck and had a very good guide. This lady was very knowledgeable and was able to answer all questions. Did enjoy the tour a lot

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Cristina V, Dept. Rescate y Rehabilitación at Fundacio Mona, Primate Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2018

Thank you very much for visiting us! We like to read that you enjoy the visit.

Reviewed October 16, 2017

Excellent tour in English. Very informative tour of the facilities plus a great chance to get photos of the monkeys. On the tour they tell about the history of the animals that you see and tour finishes with a short film of how the sanctuary...More

Thank Dennis J
Cristina V, Co-responsable Dept Rescate y Rehabilitación en Fundació Mona at Fundacio Mona, Primate Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2017

Thank you very much for coming. It was nice to have you here and share our work with you. Thank you for your contribution and see you soon.

Reviewed February 25, 2015

What an incredible experience! My partner and I spent 2 days volunteering at the centre. We got to prepare food for the day and enrichment packages for the chimps (to keep the boredom level at a minimum for them). We also cleaned their dorms. When...More

5  Thank Joanne S
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nice place to visit with children or teens or adults You'll learn lots of things about monkeys, orangutans, etc.

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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Fundacion mona is a great place to visit. They take care of several chimpansees and macaques that were rescued from people keeping them in their house or using them in commerials for example. You can visit it and get a tour, but you can also...More

8  Thank Sue S
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