We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Isla De Los Monos

Features Animals
Closed Now: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Book In Advance
498
All photos (498)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roam freely”(4 reviews)
“the owner”(15 reviews)
About
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
Closed Now
Hours Today: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
Condamine #416, Iquitos 065, Peru
Website
+51 65 235887
Call
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience La Isla De Los Monos
Reviews (398)
Filter reviews
172 results
Traveller rating
145
21
5
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
145
21
5
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews roam freely the owner great pictures different species explorama lodge boat ride wooly monkey bring bananas love monkeys bug repellent slow boat monkeys roaming full day tour costs soles money goes answered all our questions falling asleep
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 172 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have an hour or two to spare t is is a nice mid morning or afternoon stop. If you have a week or a month of spare time and want to volunteer they will also have you.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank finallyfree
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I got there just the same way as Agnieszka described (review before). Go not too late in the day, perhaps you can team up with hostel mates, since you will feel a bit more relaxed. Take some money for donation and tour (around 30 soles),...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 374patricke
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Guest Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hi Patrick, thanks for your visit and review! We agree, aim to get to us early in the day as it can sometimes be a long journey depending on how full the boats to and from Iquitos are (as they leave when full)!

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Just make sure you don't skip that place!!! We fist went to the jungle for a few days, where you can see animals from the distance. It's also nice, but on the Isla de los Monos you can just play and have a lot of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AgnieszkaS2334
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Guest Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thanks so much for your visit, and thoughtful thorough review! We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us learnibg about our project and playing with our social little monkeys. A note to those wanting to visit us, the boat from Puerto de Productores...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Lots of happy monkeys here. It was a bit tricky to get there since you have to take the speedboat from the local pier but worth coming here! Great island with many animals around.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank missicyblue
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Public Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thanks for your visit and review, we are all about happy monkeys here at La Isla de los Monos! You're right that part of the adventure is getting to us as we are 30km outside of Iquitos - but journeying along the Amazon river is...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

This was probably the best thing we did during our trip to the Amazon. Being able to play with, touch, hold, and experience the monkeys was one of the most incredible things I've ever experienced. The volunteers were extremely informative, and it was obvious how...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ctn66
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Public Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thanks so much for your visit and review - we are so happy that you found the experience the best! We are proud to be cage free with our monkeys roaming free as they should be, and they do love to interact! We are very...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

We had an extra day in Iquitos and decided to visit La Isla De Los Monos to see what it was all about. Without a doubt, one of the most memorable places we visited in Peru! Our guide was really good and telling us about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joneseyy
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Public Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thanks so much for your review and sharing photos from your visit, it's great to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us and the monkeys! It's important to us that our guides tell all of our visitors about our project so they can...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We visited monkey island for about an hour as part of an amazon experience trip. We were taken around the area while being educated on the plight of the various different monkeys and answers to any questions we had regarding the monkeys or other fauna...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike A
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Public Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thanks for your review Mike, we are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us! We try and ensure that when you come as part of a tour with limited time that we maximise it as much as possible, but for those wanting more...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is an honorable and lovely monkey sanctuary doing their best to help rescue primates (and some other animals) in need, while also educating the local kids about why monkeys should not be kept as pets- that is a challenging job in the face of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jill825
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Guest Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi Jill, thanks so much for your kind and informative review, and of course your visit to us! You are right that the illegal wildlife trade is rife, and we are on the front line of the amazon trade trying our best to protect and...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Spent an afternoon among very friendly,loving caretakers and happy monkeys. Visit this place,please. Gunny

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Orustbo
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Guest Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us and recommend a visit! We are very happy you enjoyed your time with us friendly bunch of people and monkeys!

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Did a whole day visit at this wonderful rescue island for monkeys. Thank you Gilberto for picking us up and dropping us back to our hotel and all the information you provided about your fantastic cause. The staff and volunteers do an amazing job of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HoggieAustralia
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Guest Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you so much for joining us for our full day tour, we are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and the monkeys! It is through support like yours that helps us to continue our work rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing monkeys. As...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 33 nearby hotels
Fitzcarrald Hotel
10 reviews
.13 km away
La Casa Morey
255 reviews
.21 km away
Hotel Maranon
59 reviews
.21 km away
El Cauchero Hotel
30 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 128 nearby restaurants
Huasai Restaurant
190 reviews
.32 km away
Cafezinho
86 reviews
.27 km away
La Mona Cafeteria
53 reviews
.34 km away
Mitos & Cubiertos
88 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 110 nearby attractions
Museum of Indigenous Amazonian Cultures
202 reviews
.69 km away
Museum of Historic Boats
129 reviews
.26 km away
Plaza de Armas de Iquitos
561 reviews
.42 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Katycita221
30 November 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Farid_Matuk | Reviewed this property |
The island is quite far, only way to arrive is by boat to nowhere. That address is an office from island owner.
1
Vote
ishtaar10
22 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
2
Votes
Google Translation
jerrisgoneagain
4 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
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.
0
Votes