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.

Come and be AmaZed by our A-Z!

Notice anything different about our New World Monkey House? Well you should do, because it's now covered with brightly coloured information boards - our A-Z of the AmaZing AmaZon! You can find out all kinds of fun facts about the incredible animals, insects and birds that come from the Amazon basin. That includes toxic frogs, [...]

By |2019-04-24T11:11:27+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

We want an A* for Accessibility

At Monkey Haven we want to get an A* for Accessibility, and we're doing all we can to make the Park a safe and relaxing place for all our visitors. We have wide, flat paths that are suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs, lots of benches dotted around, disabled toilets, wide doors, baby changing, disabled parking, [...]

By |2019-04-17T14:45:50+00:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: News|

We’ll miss you Crotchet

We have very sad news about Crotchet, our beautiful female Black-and-White Ruffed Lemur. She had been battling major health problems, including inoperable tumours. Unfortunately they proved too much for her, and she was put to sleep yesterday by the Vet. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by her Keepers. Crotchet had reached the ripe old age [...]

By |2019-04-05T12:21:49+00:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: News|

Meet Mary, Mungo & Midge, three plucky survivors

Come and meet these little cuties at Monkey Haven – they’re so cheeky and adorable, you would never guess that they were raised in squalor and were close to death, before being given a ‘forever home’ on the Isle of Wight… Scrunching up their eyes, to see in the darkness, the rescuers recoiled in horror.  [...]

By |2019-04-02T16:11:34+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Rescue|

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|

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: , |

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|