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Award Winning Sanctuaries

The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA) consisting of Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and The Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary are the current winners of the Lilizela Service Excellence Awards - Best Visitor Experience 'Wildlife Encounters'; Skål International Sustainable Tourism Award - Best Major Attraction; winner of the 'Best Animal Welfare Initiative' and overall winner of the World Responsible Tourism Awards.
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welcome to monkeyland - a true primate sanctuary

Monkeyland is the worlds first free roaming multi-specie primate sanctuary.

Monkeyland has as one of its aims, to create awareness about the plight of primates and to show that with a greater understanding of our primate cousins, that we can all live in harmony.

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Chimpanzees

Chimpanzees are known as one of the most intelligent animals in the world and they are visibly much similar to human beings. Their nature and thei...

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golden snub-nosed monkeys

Golden snub-nosed monkeys


The golden snub-nosed monkey is an Old World monkey in the Colobinae subfamily. It is endemic to a s...

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monkeyland photo gallery - most recent pictures


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"The most important environmental issue is one that is rarely mentioned, and that is the lack of a conservation ethic in our culture. "
Christian Schaurerte, curator of primates, Monkeyland


Directions: Turn off to Monkeyland & Birds of Eden from N2
GPS Co-ordinates:
 S33 56' 46.09" E23 29' 8.13"



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