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 most commonly known species of lemur is the ring-tailed lemur, which is also the National animal of Madagascar.
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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 ‘Green Belt’
As most of you are aware Monkeyland has primates, tortoises and the occasional friendly puff adder. In Birds of Eden we have birds, monkeys, bushbabies and duiker...


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The unlikely friendship of a horse and baboon
At Monkeyland in South Africa horse a ...
At first glance you would think this pair were the best of friends.
 
But this baboon hitched an uninvited lift on the back of Jericho the horse.
 
They were caught lazing in the sun together at Monkeyland and Birds of Eden animal sanctuary in the Western Cape of South Africa.
 
Sanctuary worker Claire Hamilton, 55, said the baboons are a wild troop who have roamed the area for 26 years – but are usually shy around humans and horses.
 
‘Jericho used to belong to the villagers but he’s now allowed to roam the fields at the sanctuary with two others.
 
‘He’s very used to the baboons and he often grazes with them,’ she added.
 
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