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Address: | 30 km. away from Iquitos, down the Amazon River, Iquitos 065, Peru
Phone Number: +51 65 235887
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A cage-free rescue center in the Peruvian Amazon dedicated to the...

A cage-free rescue center in the Peruvian Amazon dedicated to the protection and conservation of abandoned and orphaned monkeys.

And the aim of the proyect is the save the life of these creatures and then send them back to their original habitad.

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fun place!

great place to play with monkeys, hold a sloth and an anaconda (if you're daring), and spend some time with a few other local species. watch the monkeys; they like to run off... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cindy K M
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Rochester, MN

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Rochester, MN
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great place to play with monkeys, hold a sloth and an anaconda (if you're daring), and spend some time with a few other local species. watch the monkeys; they like to run off with anything not anchored, and if it's been raining, you will definitely get dirty and muddy. wish they charged admission as unsure what to give...

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Geneva
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41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

La Isla de los Monos near Indiana (opposite site of the Amazon river) is managed by a man dedicated to the wellness of monkeys. It is a unique opportunity to view a large variety of monkeys in their natural environment. Because of that, it is not always guaranteed to view many monkeys, but at least those which live in the... More 

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Lima, Peru
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72 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A project being developed by a local community to rescue monkeys that have been taken away from their families or misstreated, so they can be placed back to their natural habitat

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San Bruno, California
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81 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is nice, but be prepared, monkeys like to jump and climb, that goes for trees as well as people, wear clothes that are tear resistant as monkeys and sloth may be all over you. Those saddleback tamarins are just too cute. This place is run mostly by volunteers, they are amazing.

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Thank Raymond H
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Monkey Island in the dry season meant we had the additional bonus of a 20 minute walk through the jungle to reach the center (as boats can't reach as far in as they do in the wet season). We had a great tour guide who pointed out a lot of interesting trees, plants, fruit and insects as we walked... More 

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Gold Coast
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the highlight of our entire amazon adventure and definitely not an excursion to be missed. We feed all the orphaned moneys banana's and had one jump onto the boat to play and eat lots more. The one on one interaction lasted about 30mins. He was tiny black and very cheeky and everyone on the boat fell in love... More 

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Fort Smith, United States
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here a couple of times. I take groups here. You can hold an anaconda and monkeys but the sloths steal the show. If you have kids.... just go

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Thank Derron F
Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 10 year old son and I just finished volunteering for a few days at Monkey Island and we LOVED it! The family is wonderful, they are very welcoming and if you love animals like we do, it simply doesn't get better than this. The founder started this almost 19 years ago and he does it for the love of... More 

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Irving, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Loved seeing all of the Monkeys. One even climbed into the boat and we were able to feed it a banana!!

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Chiclayo, Peru
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80 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Es una isla localizada en el Río Amazonas... Verdaderamente una maravilla. Para acceder tienes que ir en un tour como fui yo porque es lo más factible. Fue parte de un tour full day que contratamos, si más no recuerdo, costó alrededor de 70-80 soles incluido el almuerzo y la movilidad desde tu hotel. Te llevan en una lancha -o... More 

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