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Colobus Conservation

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Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 711 479453
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Fantastic Experience which everyone who visits should do!

This is a fantastic place to visit if you’re in the diani beach area. Take a break from the pool... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ben C
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Excellent place to visit for an Educational Tour

We visited the conservancy as a family activity. Their staff were welcoming and extremely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter M
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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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 conservation of the colobus, along with other endemic primate species, and the unique coastal forest habitat on which they depend. Today Colobus Conservation programmes focus on habitat conservation and community linkages as well as human/primate conflict management, welfare, education and research. The objectives and work of Colobus Conservation is recognised internationally by AZA Colobus Species Survival Plan (SSP), Pan African Sanctuary Alliance (PASA) accreditation and are supported by well known conservationists Jonathon and Angela Scott through their role as Patrons.
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Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fantastic place to visit if you’re in the diani beach area. Take a break from the pool for an hour or two and learn about the fantastic work this charity is doing to protect the indigenous monkey species in the area. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the conservancy as a family activity. Their staff were welcoming and extremely knowledgeable about the primates in the sanctuary, the local flora/fauna and what measures have been put in place to manage human/wildlife conflict in Diani. Great place to go; fantastic for children.

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Everybody at Colobus Conservation Centre is caring about monkeys and other wildlife animals with love and professionalism. The entrance fee is entirely going to support the Centre, so we were happy to pay 750 ksh per person. During our visit we have seen 2 baby...More

Thank Valentina C
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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Thank you Valentina for your kind words. We truly would not be here without the support from people like you. We wish you a wonderful trip! Thank you

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

It was a nice experience. The guide was very lovely and told us a lot of infrmation. It is a little place.

Thank Lynn H
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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Thank you for your comment and for visiting us.

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

Pleasant and knowledgable staff, played quizes with the kids. Learnt a lot of the history of Diani and how the monkeys are being slowly endangered.

Thank Madhav B
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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Thank you for visiting us and we are very happy that the children had a fun and educational visit. We hope you can visit us again!

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

It's a great place to visit as with the price of your ticket you will be helping this excellent conservation effort. The animals here are rescued from a variety of things including from homes where these wild animals have been forced to live as domesticated...More

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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Thank you for your review and support. Your visit helps us both continue the work but also helps us increase awareness, please help us continue to spread the message! Thank you

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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. The tour only takes about 45 minutes, but is very informative. Very scary how the natural habitat of so many species has been taken over by humans - this organisation makes an honest contribution to preserving various vulnerable species. Naturally, one...More

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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to visit us to learn about the project. Your support means so much and without it we would not be able to continue doing the work we do!

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

We were guided round this by Esther. She was really interesting and told us a lot that we did not know. The work done here is so essential to keep this species going and needs all the help it can get. There were two school...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

I loved the tour and I think the staff could elaborate their tour a little bit more. I still cannot tell vervits and sykes apart that well so it would be useful to show the difference more between the different types of monkeys.

Thank Lisa S
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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2018

Hi Lisa, Thank you for your feedback, what a shame, we often have both the Sykes and vervets onsite. Please check out our website to learn more about the different primate species found in Diani. Thank you for visiting us!

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Even though we turned up just before closing time, the lady was happy to show us around and gave us plenty of information about the work being done to help rehabilitate the monkeys. The money goes into raising orphan monkeys for later release back into...More

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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are always happy when guests leave happy and more knowledgeable about the centre. We truly appreciate your visit and support.

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Clare F
March 28, 2018|
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Response from Colobus C | Property representative |
Thank you to everyone for responding! I hope you were able to visit us and had an enjoyable time!
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LondonMumble
November 21, 2016|
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Response from Colobus C | Property representative |
Hi Wendy, Betsy is still with us and doing well. She lives with 4 other colobus and is a surrogate other to a young male colobus. She is great at greeting all new arrivals and looking after them. She should still be here... More
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