Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary Plettenberg Bay Garden Route Adventures South Africa
Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary Plettenberg Bay Garden Route Adventures South Africa

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.
The squirrel monkey is thought to be one of the most intelligent species of primate. It has the largest brain to body mass ratio of all the monkey species in the world.
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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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Clever lingo
If you're a putty-nosed monkey and you hear a friend whoop out a loud "pyow" call, you know there's a leopard sneaking around and it's time to boogie.


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Common Marmoset

Callithrix jacchus



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Ringtailed Lemurs

Ringtailed Lemur with baby

Playful Capuchins

Our young Spider Monkey, Liam

Capuchin family
Is my mum in there?
Baby Vervet Monkey


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Ringtailed Lemur

The elusive Red-Backed Bearded ...

Capuchins playing in the fores ...

Knysna Lourie in the Monkeylan ...

Liam with Bolivian Squirrel Mo ...
Siblings at play
Young capuchins

Ringtailed Lemur
Hide and Seek anyone?
Baby Vervet Monkey

Atlas, our male Lar Gibbon

Siam, our beautiful female Lar ...

Mother and son

Liam, our young Spider Monkey

Playful young Spider Monkey, L ...
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"The whole of science, and one is tempted to think the whole of the life of any thinking man, is trying to come to terms with the relationship between yourself and the natural world. Why are you here, and how do you fit in, and what's it all about. "
David Attenborough, conservationist

 

 


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