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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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The petting of wildlife is a d ....

Here’s an overview about why petting of wildlife – even/especially young animals – is a dangerous and unethical practice. I wr...

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monkeyland primate feature

Black-and-white ruffed lemur

Varecia v. variegata
Black-and-white ruffed lemurs (BWRLs) have one of the longest names in the animal kingdom, so to mak...

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monkeyland photo gallery - most recent pictures


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"A hypocrite is the kind of person who would cut down a yellowwood, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation. "
Christian Schauerte, 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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