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Monkey Town Primate Centre

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Mondeor Road, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
+27 21 858 1060
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No monkey business here

Beautiful place. The tour started at 12 and finished just after 1pm, it is educational, awesome and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CEM16
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
via mobile
The PERFECT Experience

Monkey Town is one of the greatest activities to do in Cape Town! Great variety of monkeys and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sissy S
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Athens, Greece
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Mondeor Road, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
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+27 21 858 1060
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"reptile garden"
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"small monkeys"
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"monkey business"
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"play park"
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"squirrel monkeys"
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"feeding times"
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"monkey manor"
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"new addition"
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"wonderful personality"
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"super fun"
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"tour guide"
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"animal lovers"
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"pay the extra"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place. The tour started at 12 and finished just after 1pm, it is educational, awesome and fun. R90 per adult. Hyperli deals coming soon. Get ready to know your monkeys from your apes! Alan is a friendly and passionate host. Sammy and the gorillas...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Monkey Town is one of the greatest activities to do in Cape Town! Great variety of monkeys and reptiles but the best part is you get to have a monkey interaction with the sweetest little monkeys and you get to take amazing pictures that you...More

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Rene G, General Manager at Monkey Town Primate Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sissy S Thank you very much for taking the time to review Monkey Town on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read your review and appreciate your visit to our establishment. We hope to welcome you back to Monkey Town soon. All the best!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice place with looooots of monkeys of every type shape and size.We loved the monkey interaction part.Cute little monkeys and super cool photos.Also everyone there was really kind and friendly.There are also a couple of lamas a donkey and some birds..

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This was a very informed and fun day at monkey town. After the tour you are free to roam about on your own and experience the essence of the place. I am proud to be part in the support of this place. Respect for the...More

Thank Rohan N
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

This is a very nice monkey park. They can freely walk around in huge covered enclosures. There are quite a lot and different kind of species. At specific times, they are fed and you can join. There is a walkway between the enclosures. There is...More

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This was our second visit to Monkey Town. On our first visit we did the monkey experience which is a MUST do if you've never don it before. This time we did the guided tour with Thulani who was very knowledgable and funny. We were...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Already have been there several times over the years. It is an interesting park, do the monkey feeding special, fun!

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We were 2 families that paid a visit to Monkey Town this past weekend and I must say the kids had so much fun with the many activities on offer. I liked the fact that only a certain amount of visitors were allowed at a...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Was awesome. The staff is very friendly and helpfull. I had a awesome experience was to keep a snake as long as I want to in my hands and arms.....moment I will never forget. Will definitely go back and have more fun. Maybe even stay...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Went here with our grandson to see the monkeys. We LOVED it. So much to see but the best part was ALLAN, our guide. He told us so much but his face lit up when he talked with us. He gave us all the basic...More

1  Thank FijiLivin
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Henk En Hetieen B
28 November 2017|
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Response from Melissa G | Reviewed this property |
Good day, thank you for your enquiry. Kindly provide us with your email address and we can send you the relevant information. Thank you The Monkey Town Team
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AKEERAH E
20 November 2017|
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Response from Rene G | Property representative |
Good day, thank you for your enquiry. Kindly send us your email address and we can provide you with the Day Visitor Booking Form. All our rates are on the booking form - we work strictly on bookings only. Thank... More
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ruthinafrica
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Response from MMSIM | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just seen this. The entrance fees above seem to cover it and the centre is just off the N2 outside of Somerset West, so a very quick drive.
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