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About Monkey Haven

We're a happy home for rescued monkeys, birds of prey and many more exotic creatures - come and meet the animals at our sanctuary on the Isle of Wight.

Monkey Haven socks it to the Zoo Inspectors!

Pictured above: The Keepers' new socks, and gorgeous Xhabu. The Keepers at Monkey Haven are delighted with the results of their latest Zoo Inspection. Every three years, a team goes behind the scenes to dig around, checking everything from every angle, over a rigorous six hours. The team included a Zoo Inspector, a member of [...]

By |2019-03-19T22:12:01+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: News|

Oh my, the vet’s been busy…

Pictured above: Somer (opening wide), Minka having an operation, and Crotchet showing her shaved tummy after surgery. It's been a busy time for the vet at Monkey Haven, as many of our animals have needed procedures to keep them happy and healthy. Our vet bills are extremely high but our animals deserve the very best [...]

By |2019-03-18T15:36:54+00:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: News|

Coming soon: Praia’s birthday!

It's Praia's birthday on Wednesday 3rd April 2019 Pretty Praia will soon be 10 years old! We'll be hosting a little party with treats and a healthy cake for Praia and friends to share. If you would like to buy this fabulous Colobus monkey a birthday pressie, then please click here to choose a special [...]

By |2018-10-17T14:23:07+00:00March 16th, 2019|Categories: Birthdays, News|

Oooh! Mums go FREE for Mother’s Day

We all know it's rewarding being a Mum - but sometimes we need a little payback, am I right ladies? Well, here's a treat for any monkey loving Mum - on Saturday 30th March & Sunday 31st March, we'll be offering FREE admission to every mum who comes with a paying child, to celebrate Mother's [...]

By |2019-03-04T14:01:31+00:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: News|

We’re jumping for joy after winning a BIG tourism award

We are so happy to announce that Monkey Haven has won a top award from VisitEngland for providing 'outstanding experiences' for our visitors. This week, we scooped the 'Best Told Story Accolade 2018' in the tourist board's annual Visitor Attraction Accolades. This award is very sought after and given to attractions or tours that tell [...]

By |2019-02-14T12:38:41+00:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: News|

Mamma mia, check out this cutie!

Our monkeys love surprises - and this little sweetie is one of them! Lulu the Capuchin gave birth to this adorable baby on December 21st, and both are doing really well. It's Lulu's fourth baby, as she's also mum to three very cheeky monkeys, Malou, Milo and Machu. During February half term's Love Week, we'll [...]

By |2019-02-05T11:54:36+00:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Join us for a cracking Easter

It's no yolk - we'll be having a cracking time over Easter and hope you'll join in all the egg-citement! We're planning all kinds of eggcellent events, including Awesome Egg Hunts, Egg Decorating, and our Keepers will be dressed to impress as Easter bunnies. Please feel free to wear your fancy dress too and you'll [...]

By |2019-01-18T14:26:03+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

So cute!!! Meet the new arrival

Isn't this the cutest thing you've ever seen? Lulu the Capuchin gave us all a little gift when she presented the Keepers with this bundle of fluff over Christmas. Mother and baby are both doing really well, and the other Capuchins are very curious but gentle with the new arrival. The baby will be carried [...]

By |2019-01-10T13:55:54+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Top marks for Monkey Haven from VisitEngland

We are delighted to report that an inspector from VisitEngland has paid us a visit… and the verdict is that Monkey Haven is better than ever! The Tourist Board inspected our sanctuary from every possible angle, and then re-awarded us our accreditation as a VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction. In a written report, the assessor [...]

By |2018-11-19T10:13:48+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: News|

We’re officially the ‘best animal day out’ in the South East!!

We are soooo happy to announce that we have won a top Family Favourite Award! A staggering 20,000 people cast their votes for the family website dayoutwiththekids.co.uk and we were voted the 'Best animal day out' in the South East! You can see some of our young visitors in the photos above, taken at our [...]

By |2018-11-13T16:16:44+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: News|

Shop til you drop & raise monkey for monkeys!

We love a bit of shopping - and this year, you can get the feelgood factor, by raising money for Monkey Haven with every purchase. First of all, please check out our new online shop - it's packed with pressies from £1 upwards. For other gifts, please sign up to easyfundraising to shop with over [...]

By |2018-11-12T13:20:46+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: News|

Meet the Grivets

Come and meet the adorable Grivets, playing happily in their new home at Monkey Haven. It’s hard to believe it, looking at them now, but these beautiful creatures, with their white tufty whiskers and cheeky little faces, have endured terrible suffering. Malta is named after the airport where he was found, wrapped in a bag, [...]

By |2018-10-17T14:23:50+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Rescue|

Whooooo’s getting a new home then?

Thank you to everyone who's contributed to our Aviary Appeal, we're a charity and appreciate every penny that you donate to us. As you can see, we're well underway with the building of a swanky new des res for our pampered birds. The new double aviary (which is almost complete) will allow us to have [...]

By |2018-07-17T18:23:55+00:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: News|