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“Dennis is a star!”

Monkey Forest Resort
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Don't miss this place. Dennis and his wife are just as much of an attraction as are the animals. His knowledge is extensive and his tales keep everyone entertained. We have been visiting with our groups of students almost every year since he first opened. We fondly call him "the mad Dutchman"!

2  Thank Tony L
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Reviewed May 31, 2013

It was by accident we met the couple from the Netherlands who runs this place, when they were visiting in town.
We promised to step by and meet the monkeys, and it was sure an experience. Besides the monkey being chained to it couldn't attack girls (it was very..fond of women) there were some other monkeys around, and some exotic animals kept on the compound, where we took a guided tour with the owners.. They explained that it was going to be renovated and it was easy to tell that they cared for the animals.. the intentions were good enough, but some of the animals were in old cages, and they truely needed that renovation to come soon.
The most exhiting thing about visiting this place, was the owner, Dennis' stories about their way to Ghana and how they helped the locals (and almost got killed by some of them)
My advise is, that you should bring a few beers, some snacks for you to enjoy with the owners, and then remember to leave a contribution... but most importantly... remember to bring some stuffed animals, so the monkeys have something to play with :)

Thank Nymphedelica
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

Agree with most of the previous comments, an interesting place but it's difficult what to make out of it but overall an enjoyable visit and we saw all sorts of animals.

Thank BigPB
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Reviewed September 9, 2012

We came upon this place on our way back from Kakum. As we hadnt seen any animals in Kakum, we decided to stop and see what this place had to offer. Not sure if it is an animal zoo or an animal rescue sanctuary. I still cant make up my mind on this. The Dutch couple were interesting and knowledgeable which made the chaining of some monkeys disturbing.

1  Thank derricksasu
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Reviewed July 30, 2012

A rather odd place that purposts to be rescuing animals, but seems to be more of an impromptu zoo. The animals are in small enclosures often unsuitable for them, but the Dutch owners seemed lovely and intelligent. Baffling.

4  Thank sodafin
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