Set amongst the woodland of Dorset lays 65 acres of sanctuary for over 230 primates.
Monkey World was set up in 1987 by Jim and Alison Cronin to provide abused Spanish beach chimps with a permanent, stable home.
Today Monkey World works in conjunction with foreign governments from all over the world to stop the illegal smuggling of apes out of Africa and Asia.
The Treetops Cafe and the Watering Hole which serve both hot and cold food. Kiosks for snacks, drinks and ice-creams are dotted around the park. We have plenty of picnic tables also.
Range of salads and fruit. Vegans and vegetarians OK. If you have special dietary requirements please ring 01929 462537 and press 2 for administration.
Disposable cameras, films, together with cuddly toys, mugs, clothing etc.
Disabled Toilets and baby changing facilities available as well as standard.
We do not sell baby food but milk-warming can be done by microwave or via the staff.
Monkey World is just over 1 mile from the village of Wool on the Bere Regis to Wool road. From Dorchester and Poole take the A35 and from Ringwood and Southampton take the A31. There is a railway station at Wool and most taxis meet the trains.
All our paths are tarmac so is suitable for both buggies and wheelchairs.
If you've had fun on your family day out to Monkey World, tell us about it your visit, so other people will know it's a great place to go as well.
It may be worth checking out Monkey World's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.
Telephone: 01929 462537
Family (2 and 2) £35
Single family (1 and 2) £25
Child £8 Opening Times: 2014 Opening Details:
Open every day, (except Christmas Day) 10am to 5pm.
Open 10am to 6pm during July and August.
Last Entry is one hour before closing.
The Malagasy Lemur Enclosure is currently open daily from 12pm to 3pm and the Lemurs and Small Monkeys keeper talk is held at 2.30pm
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