Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

Monkey World is a 60-acre park which is renowned as an ape rescue and rehabilitation centre and is also a home for a wide variety of primates including chimpanzees, orangutans, gibbons, woolly monkeys, lemurs, macaques and marmosets. Monkey World also holds events and Children's Birthday Parties. There are several cafes, picnic areas and play areas including disability swings.

Contact

Telephone
01929 462537
Email
apes@monkeyworld.org
Website
http://www.monkeyworld.org

Venue

Venue address
Monkey World
Longthorns
Wareham
Dorset
Postcode
BH20 6HH
Locality
Purbeck

Other information

Availability
Weekend
All year
Weekday
Daytime
Term Time
School Holidays
Opening times
Mon: 10:00-17:00
Tue: 10:00-17:00
Wed: 10:00-17:00
Thu: 10:00-17:00
Fri: 10:00-17:00
Sat: 10:00-17:00
Sun: 10:00-17:00
Cost variations
Visit website for full list of admission prices including various group and family tickets available.
Additional Information

Monkey World assists governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild. At the Centre refugees of this illegal trade as well as those that have suffered abuse or neglect are rehabilitated into natural living groups. Monkey World is open every day except Christmas Day, from 10am to 5pm. During July and August, opening times extend from 10am to 6pm.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
All of Monkey World is accessible for our disabled visitors except for the Woodland Walk.
Parking availability information
Parking available. Disabled Parking near to the entrance kiosks.
Toilet facility information
Toilet facilities available. A separate disabled toilet with wheelchair access is situated near the main entrance and one near the gibbon enclosure.
Other Facilities
A selection of motorised scooters and wheelchairs available. A wheelchair swing is available at 2 play areas within the park. Guide dogs are permitted in the park. There are 3 sensory statues at the park for visually-impaired visitors to touch in order to gauge the shape and size of some of our primates.

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Address: Monkey World  Longthorns  Wareham  Dorset