Monkey Haven

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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.

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 |2018-11-16T09:52:14+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Secret|

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|

Jump-er long to Monkey Haven on 15 & 16 Dec!

We're so excited about Christmas that we just couldn't wait until December to decorate Xhabu's Tea Room! The tree is in place, Santa's standing by - so feel free to join us for a carol or two! You'd be crackers to miss out! By the way, it's free to come to the Tea Room and [...]

By |2018-11-14T12:52:14+00:00November 9th, 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|

Another TripAdvisor triumph – thanks everyone!

We are delighted to report that we've maintained our position in TripAdvisor's Hall of Fame, after receiving a Certificate of Excellence every year for the past five years! That's all thanks to YOU taking the time to write your lovely reviews. We appreciate all feedback - thanks so much for your support xx

By |2018-05-24T14:02:41+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: News|

Get the #happyapp & win free family tickets

Have you checked out our new free App yet? You can go on a banana trail around the park, get the goss on your favourite animals, and take your own souvenir selfies. The pictures above were taken by our crazy Keepers! We’re going to be giving away free family tickets for our favourite Appy snaps, [...]

By |2018-05-10T13:28:08+00:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: News|

Say hello to two new black and white beauties

We are so excited to welcome these two gorgeous Colobus monkeys, kindly donated by an animal park when they rehomed their collection. Ulna (pictured above, holding food) and her daughter Thumbelina (shown in close-up) are now settling into life at Monkey Haven, sharing a home with sweet Praia... and Djebra the Red-Tailed Guenon, who was [...]

By |2018-10-17T14:23:57+00:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Rescue|