Things to do at Monkey Haven review
Monkey Haven is an award-winning sanctuary for monkeys and other animals near Newport on the Isle of Wight. The sanctuary was founded in 1999 on a muddy field. With the help of countless supporters, it has been turned into a popular family-friendly attraction.
There are a number of enclosures for their primates which include gibbons, macaques, langurs, capuchins and more. Other animals include meerkats, a reptile house, owls and other birds.
There are two play areas at the wildlife park, one is for over 5s and the other is for under 5s. They feature a range of wooden play equipment. There is a daily event schedule with a variety of feedings to watch, reptile encounters, plus a chance to meet hand-reared owls. They can also host your child’s birthday party.
Please note – Most places may still require you to pre-book online in advance. Some venues also still have certain areas closed for safety reasons. Please check their website and/or social media pages before visiting.
FAQ and Further Information Monkey Haven
Is there food and drink available?
There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
Zoo with monkeys, lemurs, meerkats, reptiles and more. There are daily talks and activities plus two play areas. There are toilets and a cafe.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range – An adult ticket costs £12.50, children 3-14 £10.50 Under 3s are free and other pricing options including family tickets are available.
Is there parking?
There is a free car park.
When are they open?
Monkey Haven is open for most of the spring and summer with limited opening over the autumn and winter. For up to date opening times please visit their website.
No dogs are permitted.