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La Isla De Los Monos

#1 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Iquitos Features Animals
Condamine #419, Iquitos 065, Peru
+51 65 235887
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Very much worth a visit

I was a volunteer here for a few days and absolutely loved it. If you come to visit, you will have... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2016
peggymm2015
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Regina, Canada
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Superb

I was so happy to visit there and talk with the owner responsible for such a wonderful place. The... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2016
karsnow
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McHenry, Illinois
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A cage-free rescue center in the Peruvian Amazon dedicated to the protection and conservation of abandoned and orphaned monkeys. The aim of the project is the save the life of these creatures and release them back to their original habitat.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Condamine #419, Iquitos 065, Peru
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Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

I was a volunteer here for a few days and absolutely loved it. If you come to visit, you will have direct interaction with the monkeys and the family/volunteers can help you in Spanish and some English. This is a phenomenal effort to restore monkey...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2016

I was so happy to visit there and talk with the owner responsible for such a wonderful place. The monkeys are priceless. We spent many hours there and must admit it was one of the best things we did on our vacation to the Amazon....More

1  Thank karsnow
Reviewed February 21, 2016

It was a nice way to spend the better part of a day! the boat ride down and back was also enjoyable! We saw some of the dolphins on our way back. There a a # of different species of monkeys on the island. They...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2016

Most of the monkeys were either in the immediate vicinity of the visitors' center or in cages (for your safety). It was entertaining to get close to those roaming free. During a walk into the bush, a guide showed us some of the flora and...More

1  Thank Chelydra
Reviewed January 22, 2016

We visited MI as part of an Ecoteach group. I started my experience learning how to disentangle myself from a very sassy spider monkey. Many of the animals were pets of local folks and ex-pats who left or could no longer care for them. This...More

1  Thank colliegrrl
Reviewed December 29, 2015

Explorama Lodges usually takes its guests to Monkey Island. Don't miss it, as it is a lot of fun wandering around with all the monkeys. If they feed them it is really exciting.

1  Thank dlevitsky
Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Housing about 42 rescued monkeys this is a great facility. These are injured or abused animals and they rehab them before returning them to the wild. Great volunteer staff. Well worth the trip if you are in the area.

Thank Beacon94
Reviewed December 17, 2015

This is a rescue centre for monkeys, on an island in the Amazon, outside of Iquitos. We were staying at the Explorama Lodge, which is about 10 minutes away by boat. We were warmly greeted at the Centre. Most of the monkeys are loose, and...More

Thank SKAY18
Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly staff, we love how this reserve is located farther from the city in a natural and open environment, the animals were very friendly and appeared to be very healthy and well cared for, lots of space to roam free, and the best part...no...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed December 12, 2015

We traveled by boat from Ceiba Tops Lodge to Monkey Island. The boat ride on the Amazon itself was very interesting. But being greeted by a passel of monkeys at the boat dock was a unique experience. Once ashore, we saw at least 8 species...More

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ishtaar10
November 22, 2016|
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Response from LaIslaDeLosMonos | Property representative |
Dear Ishtar, Thanks for contact us! My name is Lucero and I work in The Monkeys Island's office. We have some options for you to visit the island. I'll explain you each of them so you can choose the one you want. The... More
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jerrisgoneagain
August 3, 2016|
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Response from AlexVarnham | Reviewed this property |
hello you can rent a speddy boat with this you can arrive there in 1 hour and 30 minuts more less, the price i don't know because we took a slowly boat and the price was 150 soles.
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dixosh
May 14, 2016|
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Response from Chelydra | Reviewed this property |
Around seven hours total, including travel and visiting time. We went independently, so our procedure involved a private mototaxi to the ferry terminal, public ferry (fixed price, and leaves when full, so you probably would... More
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