Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary Plettenberg Bay Garden Route Adventures South Africa
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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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Lilizela Tourism Awards SKAL International Sustainable Tourism Awards World Responsible Tourism Awards World Responsible Tourism Awards
Monkeyland In A Nutshell

Monkeyland – the world’s first free-roaming multi-species primate sanctuary (located in The Crags, near Plettenberg Bay) - offers tours (we call them monkey safaris) during which you’ll see more than 550 primates comprising of capuchin monkeys, ringtail and black-and-white ruffed lemurs, saki monkeys, squirrel monkeys, vervet monkeys, 2 species of langur, howler monkeys, gibbons, etc in their forest home. You will also experience our 128-metre suspended canopy walk whilst on tour. There’s also a restaurant, souvenir store, and viewing deck. Our safari guides are multi-lingual (English, Afrikaans, German, Dutch, French, and Spanish).

Monkeyland is the only primate sanctuary accredited with Fair Trade Tourism in South Africa. Please contact Lara lara@monkeyland.co.za for further info.

Click here to take a tour of our unique primate sanctuary.

Associated Files:

PAIA Primate Manual
PAIA WELISA Manual
PAIA SAASA Manual




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