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Review of Monkey Haven

Monkey Haven
Ranked #1 of 23 things to do in Newport
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Welcome to Monkey Haven - your gateway to the wild and wonderful world occupied by our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. We're a happy home to whooping gibbons, cheeky capuchins, birds of prey and many more exotic creatures. We care for monkeys and other animals in need, in our lovely sanctuary outside Newport. Monkey Haven is a Gold Award winning attraction with plenty for you to see and do, so why not swing on by and visit us soon!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access
Reviewed March 6, 2013

Well what can I say! I absolutely adore this place! The staff are amazing, very polite and helpful! The talks with the owls is amazing! You can have your photos taken with them and even adopt a owl for a small fee! This place is new to the island and is a very clean and tidy place to visit, I can't fault this place. The people have done a fantastic job building this place and I can't wait to come back and visit again. A must go to attraction!

Thank Claudette B
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

So glad we paid a visit today. The enclosures are a perfect size, it is what it say's a " Haven " for the owls and monkeys. The whole place is well maintained, it's a pleasure to walk around.They also have a lovely cafe and great staff. We live on the Island so we will go back again for sure.

Thank Lynne5495
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

This is relativly new and there is not a lot to do when you have walked around. It is quite small and my grandchildren got bored quickly plus it rained (not the sanctarys fault) but there was nowhere to go just the room they use for schools. However it is new and will perhaps grow so we will give it another go in the future

2  Thank janieflo
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

Hi,

We took the grandchildren there at half term using a discount voucher in the local paper which brought the cost right down to £18 otherwise we may not have visited had we had to pay the full cost.

The site was spotlessly clean and well laid out. The enclosures are large and both the owls and monkeys seem really content with some being quite lively and thoroughly entertaining.

The facilities are good and I would say a lot of thought has gone into planning this attraction.

There were opportunities to get close up to an owl, the staff are clearly happy and very helpful with talks and feeding times with the animals. The kids loved it.

1  Thank Wightlink56
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

At £29 for a family of 4 it was quite pricey but, having said that, you could easily fill a few hours if you have children and the weather was warmer. The place is spotlessly clean and the animals have plenty of toys to play with. The monkeys were really funny and very noisy! Our 11 year old was really impressed to see an owl like "Hedwig". They had the opportunity to stroke an eagle owl that was brought out for them to see. There is a very good play area for children up to 14 years and a cafe with plenty of outside seating although we did not use the cafe.

Thank Catherine F
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