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Cool place to hang around with family

Monkeys are loose! Not gorillas and orang-utans, but smaller monkeys. It can happen that they come... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tartu, Estonia
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Lovely and beautiful scenery and a huge variety of monkeys

This place rocks and is one of the best you can find in Holland as a 'type of outside zoo'. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Monkeys are loose! Not gorillas and orang-utans, but smaller monkeys. It can happen that they come to sort also your bag.. and you mustn’t touch them. Children are extremely happy there, excepts the ones that stick their finger for being bitten.. many eating areas, always...More

Thank Elmatar
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place rocks and is one of the best you can find in Holland as a 'type of outside zoo'. The variety of monekys, the scenery being created for them to live in...as well as the diversity of plants and flowers in the Apenheul is...More

Thank Amsterdamflyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always enjoy going here, well worth the money and there is plenty to keep you occupied for most of the day. Wonderful interaction with the monkeys, good presentations by staff at various points during the day. can get busy so choise your time carefully. Parking...More

Thank witneytraveller
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We are skeptical to most zoos and animal parks. But here the monkeys and primates are kept in their natural environment and are also free to roam about the park and other areas than their’s. The park is more like a forest. We had a...More

Thank f247
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

As much fun as a barrel full of monkeys. Areas where monkeys approach and walk on you. Large variety of monkeys. Lots of areas for food and drink but don’t take them in the open areas. Tamper proof monkey pouches can be purchased. Lot’s of...More

Thank Roy F
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

I had a great experience in this zoo, must off the animals are in a free space and we can touch the little one's. Great, great.

Thank Sonia B
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We live close by and go regularly. We always wonder who's looking at who here... Most monkeys walk around freely in their enclosures. Watching them without barriers is a funny thing, sometimes they watch you or touch you which leeds to astonishment every single time....More

Thank Mijn O
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My 3rd visit, but last visit was 11 years ago. Still easy to find, plenty of parking spaces and well maintained. It seems as if there are not as many monkeys as previously. And also the monkeys are not as tame as previously. Personally I...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Went there right after a storm that had chased a lot of visitors out. And it was 3 or 4pm, which was too late for the feeding shows. So the park was far from crowded. The park is pleasant and big. It makes you walk...More

Thank Marc B
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Apenheul is one of our kids favourties, they loved walking amongst the small free monkeys, just trying to spot them between the trees. There are a couple of places to have a snack but in the weekend and during the holidays they are overpacked so...More

Thank Sonia P
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Response from Vincent B | Reviewed this property |
You can easily spend a good 4 to 5 hours there if you take your time and spend some more time at the area where the monkeys walk around freely and see the shows. Enjoy your stay!