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A cage-free rescue center 30km from Iquitos in the Peruvian Amazon, dedicated to the protection and conservation of abandoned and orphaned monkeys. We rescue, rehabilitate and release back into the wild monkeys orphaned through the illegal animal...more
All reviews the owner roam freely different species great pictures real la boat ride love monkeys bug repellent monkeys roaming slow boat costs soles day trip money goes wooly monkey answered all our questions falling asleep close contact
This monkey reserve on an island is a one hour fast public ferry ride to Varadoro from Iquitos at 17 Soles per person per trip. Then the sanctuary pick you up in a pequepeque at 10 Soles pp per trip. Entrance fee is 30 Soles...More
It is well worth the 2 boat trips (S17 and S10) to reach this island. The volunteers do a great job in rescuing and rehabilitating captured and orphaned monkeys. When they are recovered, they can roam as they choose around the island. There are some...More
I chartered a local guide, Raider, from MILUBRIAN TOURS to take me on a one day trip. You can find them down the stairs on the waterfront in front of Cafe “Dawn on the Amazone”, Iquitos.
Price for one day, including a boat, a boatdriver...More
First, let me say this is not a cage free establishment. There are several monkey houses on the property, some occupied, some empty. As a foreigner, admission is 30sol. I paid with a 50sol and the door woman berated me for needing 20sol in change,...More
While planning our trip to Iquitos, visiting the real La Isla de Los Monos was my main goal! I wanted to be able to hold and learn about all the monkeys that the rescue center has. I was sooo happy that we came here! I...More
I was very pleased to visit and continue to pleased with each visit. I am happy to see a rescue center that is doing its job. The monkeys are freely roaming around the property, they are being cared for by workers and volunteers, receiving lots...More
I spent a couple of days in Iquitos prior to an excursion into the Amazon Rainforest. One on of those days, I took a delightful tour at La Isla De Los Monos (or Island of Monkeys). I walked to the Iquitos office at 9:00 am...More
Up close and personal with monkeys! You will learn a lot about them different species and get to hold them! We walked around the place with monkeys on our shoulders and in our arms. The monkeys are friendly and fun! They are gentle! Well, worth...More
The answer is yes to both yellow fever vaccine and malaria tablets I'm afraid. You will be in the Amazon basin where there is a risk of both diseases. My wife was badly bitten by mosquitos during our visit, notwithstanding... More
The answer is yes to both yellow fever vaccine and malaria tablets I'm afraid. You will be in the Amazon basin where there is a risk of both diseases. My wife was badly bitten by mosquitos during our visit, notwithstanding using repellant and wearing repellant clothing, so we wouldn't recommend visiting without due precaution. Don't let this put you off though, we loved every minute of being there.