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La Isla De Los Monos

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Amazing island

It is a challenge to get there but well worth it. The monkeys are a ton of fun to play with and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michael B
Fun visit to a site doing a great job

We called here as a part of our 2 day river tour with Amazon Experience. The place is a not for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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A cage-free rescue center in the Peruvian Amazon dedicated to the protection and conservation of abandoned and orphaned monkeys. The aim of the project is the save the life of these creatures and release them back to their original habitat.
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Condamine #416, Iquitos 065, Peru
+51 65 235887
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a challenge to get there but well worth it. The monkeys are a ton of fun to play with and the highlight of my trip.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called here as a part of our 2 day river tour with Amazon Experience. The place is a not for profit monkey sanctuary that does a great job rescuing monkeys from the illegal pet trade and re-introducing them to their natural habitat. The visit...More

Thank Dakles
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I visited La Isla De Los Monos and it was an excellent experience. The monkey's are very active and will come right up to you and even climb on you. The staff was great as well. We took a tour of the property and the...More

Thank cwhurd1
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Very much exceeded our expectations. The experience made me smile inside and out. One Monkey sat on my shoulders for the entire walk around the preserve. These are all rescued monkeys for one or another reason. This is a family enterprise with no financial support...More

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LaIslaDeLosMonos, Guest Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi Peter, Thank you very much for your visit and your kind review. We are very happy you enjoyed your time with us, thank you again for your donation. Kind regards, La Isla de Los Monos

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

To access the dock is an adventure itself, it's 4 floors down from "Puerto de Productores" taking stairs on the left. All is made in wood, since all night was raining all the way is super-duper slippery. In the boat, better to take front seats...More

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LaIslaDeLosMonos, Public Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you for your review, we are happy you enjoyed your time on the island. We agree the local transport is very basic and a private boat might better suit families - we want to offer multiple options so that people on any budget can...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

Instead of just going there for an hour as part of a day tour with another company, do yourself a favor and book the day tour directly with them! We had a magical day on this island, definitely the highlight of our stay in Iquitos....More

Thank wittygecko
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Do not miss this outrageous place. Play with actual monkeys -- hold them. Let them swing from your arm by their tails. You will not be prepared for this experience -- these are quasi-tame monkeys that will climb on you and love you.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I recommend to go to monkey island. It takes a little time go there but it s worth visiting it. Monkeys were lovely and it was the first time of my life to be playing with real baby monkeys. The place is very clean and...More

Thank Youkou
Reviewed 5 July 2018

My wife, son (14 years), and I ended up renting our own fast boat from Iquitos to Monkey Island. This added about $50 US to the costs, but made the adventure much easier. We were greeted at the island by a volunteer guide, who was...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Hubert was a great guide to meet with and take you on an adventure to his island. Monkey island is a rescue organization for injured monkeys. The monkeys are not refined to cages and although there are cages on the islands the doors are kept...More

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22 November 2016|
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Response from LaIslaDeLosMonos | Property representative |
Dear Ishtar, Thanks for contact us! My name is Lucero and I work in The Monkeys Island's office. We have some options for you to visit the island. I'll explain you each of them so you can choose the one you want. The... More
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4 August 2016|
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Response from AlexVarnham | Reviewed this property |
hello you can rent a speddy boat with this you can arrive there in 1 hour and 30 minuts more less, the price i don't know because we took a slowly boat and the price was 150 soles.
15 May 2016|
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Response from Chelydra | Reviewed this property |
Around seven hours total, including travel and visiting time. We went independently, so our procedure involved a private mototaxi to the ferry terminal, public ferry (fixed price, and leaves when full, so you probably would... More