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Colobus Conservation

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A very ethical conservation program

I want to thank Colobus Conservation and the team for an amazing 12 days living in the house as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sharlene271
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The Conservation tour was interesting, professional and informative. The guide, Maria, conducted it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Colobus Conservation was established in 1997 as a not-for-profit organisation to promote conservation of the colobus monkeys and address the threats to its survival. The organization works in partnership with local communities to promote the...more
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Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I want to thank Colobus Conservation and the team for an amazing 12 days living in the house as part of the volunteer team. This is a very hands-on conservation project with a range of duties involved each day from cleaning the monkey enclosures, working...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Conservation tour was interesting, professional and informative. The guide, Maria, conducted it in German, which was perfect for my German friends. They are doing important work!!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They are doing extremely important work-this is a must see for anyone visiting the area! It's fun to see the baby monkeys and bush babies, walk in the ancient coral forest, and hug some very old trees!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

Very comprehensive tour on Monday where we learnt all about Sykes, Vervet and Colobus monkeys and took pictures with the wild ones who return to the conservation. They have a few young orphaned monkeys being raised to be released too. Entrance fee was $5 equivalent...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and welcome back again!

Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

The Eco tour is really informative about the primates in the Diani area and all the great initiatives Colobus conservation has

Date of experience: May 2019
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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2019

Thank you Selyoink for your review.

Reviewed May 16, 2019

The centre, located along the main Diani Road, operates as a charity to help injured monkeys, and other animals, and to educate the local population to help protect the local Colobus monkeys and their environment. Much of the presentation was obviously designed for a younger...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

Thank you for your review. We appreciate that you enjoyed your visit,

Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

The colobus center is well equipped ans it's utility is real. The personnel is motivated by ape's conservation and well informed

Date of experience: May 2019
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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

Thank you Valoche-le-fou for your review.

Reviewed April 7, 2019

Was here in the beginning of The Year, everything went on well. i highly recommend people to visit the place and adapt a Monkey.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Bentech
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

I highly recommend Maria, she speaks german very well. Take her as a guide. She made the tour very interesting. If you want to contribute in helping such beautiful but endangered animals - this your place! Must see if you love animals and nature.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2019

Thank you for visiting us and please do come again!

Reviewed March 4, 2019

44 years ago, I was enchanted to watch - every morning and every evening - majestic black-and-white colobus monkeys moving through Diani Forest. Sadly, the population has been decimated. Colobus Conservation is doing all it can (monkey 'bridges', veterinary support for injured monkeys, educational programmes,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2019

Halo Keith, Thank you for visiting us. Hopefully, our released home troop will be around when you visit again!

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July 9, 2019|
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Response from Escape-overseas | Reviewed this property |
As has been said its about conservation and the efforts made to allow the animals to survive in an urban environment. The tour is very much designed to raise awareness, and in some respects aimed at school trips. You will... More
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June 17, 2019|
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Response from Bentech | Reviewed this property |
Yes sure, more than enough, though they will ensure you are fully satisfied before leaving the conservation.
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October 7, 2018|
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Response from benjic84 | Reviewed this property |
There’s no harm in letting them know you’re coming as they get lots of school visits, but they didn’t have specific tour times, so let them know when is best for you and I’m sure you can arrange a good time. Enjoy it!
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