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.

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|

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|

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|

Exciting news – Malou’s going to be a mummy!

The Keepers at Monkey Haven are delighted, and just a tad shocked, after discovering that Malou the Capuchin is pregnant! Check out the evidence - you can see the X-Ray above which clearly shows a baby monkey in her tum! We've kept it under wraps for the past couple of weeks, while her health was [...]

By |2018-10-17T14:23:59+00:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

Baby love

Just look at this little sweetie! The Common Marmoset was born at the Haven on 29th June, but sadly abandoned by his parents after their initial attempts at feeding him were unsuccessful. We tried several times to reunite them, without any luck. His life hung in the balance, until our caring Head Keepers, Terri and [...]

By |2018-10-17T14:23:59+00:00July 18th, 2017|Categories: News|

Excellent news!

We are delighted to announce that we've been awarded a highly desirable Certificate of Excellence, for the seventh year running. Our 2017 award is thanks to the "consistently great reviews" that we've received on TripAdvisor from our lovely visitors, who've put us in the No 1 spot for the Island for the past two years. [...]

By |2017-06-21T23:03:58+00:00June 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

A big welcome to two monkeys… and a pig!

We're pleased to welcome two new monkeys to the Monkey Haven family - plus their squeaky toy pig! Djimmy and Buna are two gorgeous Cherry-Crowned Mangabeys, brought together to live happily ever after at Monkey Haven. Djimmy was found wandering along a busy road in Germany. Nobody really knew what to do with him, so [...]

By |2018-10-12T10:56:33+00:00June 7th, 2017|Categories: News, Rescue|

Introducing marvellous Milan

Pictures shown above: Milan now at Monkey Haven X-ray showing the injury that was probably caused by the previous owner forcing her into a dress The picture of Milan used to sell her online Meet Milan – our new adorable Squirrel Monkey who is now settling into Monkey Haven after a traumatic start in life. [...]

By |2018-10-17T14:24:01+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Categories: News, Rescue|

OMG we’re the No 1 small attraction in England!!

We're totally reeling from the incredible news that we're the No 1 Small Visitor Attraction in England! In a ceremony today, at London's swanky Hilton Wardorf, we were given the top award possible by VisitEngland in the 2017 Awards for Excellence: a very gorgeous GOLD! Comedian Sue Perkin presented us with the little beauty shown [...]

By |2018-10-17T14:24:02+00:00April 24th, 2017|Categories: News|