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Nanwan Monkey Island

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Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 4:50 PM
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Fun place to visit

This is a fun place to visit. You can take either boat or cable car to get there. There were a lot... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
Brookfield, Wisconsin
Monkeys Everywhere Keep Any Snacks in Your Backpack

This was a great tourist attraction. We took a boat for a short ride to the island. From there a... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2016
wendy R
Calgary, Canada
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  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Dec 13, 2018
“Animal abuse”
Apr 19, 2018
“Not really recommended ”
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Xincun Town, Lingshui County 572400, China
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Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

The park is 15 km far from the Lingshui railway station, around 70 rmb by taxi. The entrance ticket is 160 rmb (almost 20 euro, really expensive). The area is a penisula and to go there you need to take a cableway (the fee is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Francesco P
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Firstly, expensive ticket but cable car are not well maintained Nor the safety of aligning and boarding. Next would be questioning the cruelty of chaining animal for performance. While they should belongs to the wild. There is even a monkey jail where there are monkey...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank zhouf2015
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Chained monkeys forced to perform, fearful of their trainer. Negative reinforcement training. Don't support animal cruelty. Commercial, need to pay to take photos. Loud speakers everywhere. If there were no cruel shows, chained animals, and visitors would be banned to feed the monkeys human food,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank awesomity
Reviewed January 13, 2018

It first seemed like a monkey heaven, but looking into it, it got really disturbing. The animals are abused to do tricks for money. They didn't look happy at all and it looked more like hell sprinkled with glitter to mislead the mass. I'm never...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank FraukeH38
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This is a fun place to visit. You can take either boat or cable car to get there. There were a lot of monkeys and several shows. It is kind of small place.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kkh11111
Reviewed June 11, 2017

This Lots of monkeys freely roam the park and interact with people. The shows are crowded,so, we watched only one of them and spent time in the park.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Inga M
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

My dad took me here 18 years ago and since my family had never been on our trips to Hainan, I decided to take them this time. We took a bus from Lingshui train station, we paid 160 rmb on the bus (for the bus...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Jacqueline168
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

We paid a lot of money to get into this 'attraction', the queue was ridiculously long. This said the cable car ride was stunning and the views were amazing. Unfortunately, the actual monkey island seemed to involve 2 or 3 main areas where the monkeys...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Ian W
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice views, but the animals involved in shows are treated very badly. They beat the monkeys, put a bear in chains and force him to take pictures with people and the rest of the animals aren't treated any better.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Niels B
Reviewed May 24, 2016

This was a great tourist attraction. We took a boat for a short ride to the island. From there a bus took us to the attraction. This being a safe zone for Monkeys they were in the trees, crossing the paths, and in a central...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank wendy R
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