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Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary

  • Swansea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Attraction Information

Go wild at Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary!

Find out what it’s like to work with exotic animals with a keeper for the day experience. Get up close to, feed and look after the animals.

The animals at Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary have been rescued from zoos and laboratories where they were mistreated or no longer wanted and are now taken care of by the sanctuaries keepers. The sanctuary’s unique geological formations mean the park has been designated as a Geopark.

Take a visit to Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary and take care of some of the world’s exotic wildlife.

  • Keeper for a Day experiences
  • Provides a home for many types of unwanted animals
  • On-site shop
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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:30 - 17:00
Closed 25th December


General Admission
Adults: £8.50
Kids (3-14): £5.00
Concessions: £7.00
Family from £25.00

Travel & Contact Information


Caehopkin, Abercrave, Swansea, Glamorgan and Cardiff, SA9 1UD, Wales

Phone number

01639 730276



Click here to visit Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, snacks are available.

No, Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary is not wheelchair friendly.

Some paths may prove difficult to wheelchair users due to the terrain. 

No, Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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