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Chimp Haven

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Very very special place

Please take the opportunity to visit and donate to their incredibly worthy cause of providing a... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
hartman_defender
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San Diego
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Fascinating

We went to the October Discovery Day. They only have them during the less-hot months because there... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
Kathryn L
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Please take the opportunity to visit and donate to their incredibly worthy cause of providing a retirement home to chimpanzees who are being processed out of federal biomedical research labs where drugs have been tested on them since the 80s

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hartman_defender
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

We went to the October Discovery Day. They only have them during the less-hot months because there is no shade by the habitats. You aren't able to get very close to the chimps, but can observe them across the moat. The trip there was worth...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Seems like the housing area is off limits to visitors and only about 40 out of the 200 + chimps were allowed out for viewing. Visit is pretty well confined to the moat frontage. The staff was friendly enough but it made me wonder what...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

This place is a blessing to all these poor chimps that have been caged and used as lab experiments their whole lives. It's wonderful to see them get to enjoy a natural habitat and interact with so many other chimps. I donate when I can...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Patti P
Reviewed September 19, 2016

We went to the Chimp Chat and Chew and found it very informative. Staff was great and you could tell that they really care about each of the Chimps. Highly recommend this.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank PRS23
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Went to visitors day in May 2016. Excellent facility, knowledgeable staff, and positive environment!! A place for the chimps for sure. Doing great work for lovely animals from sad backgrounds.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Madeleine M
Reviewed March 28, 2016

We did a Chat & Chew, and it was wonderful. The food was unexpectedly good (Moe's), and the chat part was both informative and entertaining. We got to see some of the chimps from the roof top, which was much closer than it sounds. The...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Elise L
Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Such an amazing place. The chimps seem very happy and you can see how well cared for they are. The grounds are beautiful and very clean. Everyone that works there was very happy to answer the many questions that I had. A huge thank you...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank USAtour2
Reviewed January 24, 2016

Chimp Haven offers Discovery Days several times a years. In addition to doing that, you can pay more and add on their Chimp, Chat and Chew behind the scenes tour. This is what my husband and I did. We started with the general admission tour...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank ebonymcc
Reviewed November 22, 2015

Chimp Haven is a chimp sanctuary that opens to the public six days a year for Chimpanzee Discovery Day. A large viewing area gives guest an excellent opportunity to see many chimps as they eat and play just across a moat in a natural wooded...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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