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The Jungle Place - Tours

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The Jungle Place is a licensed sanctuary for the endangered Spider Monkey. They rescue and rehabilitate orphaned monkeys who were victims of the illegal pet trade, poaching, habitat destruction and exploitation. All too often these beautiful, highly...more
| Near Playa Del Carmen, Chemuyil, Mexico
+52 984 116 9777
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience! Heidi and Joel were so welcoming. They have about 99 spider monkeys that they look after. We had a lovely chat with Heidi first who was very engaging and informative and then we joined a group of monkeys! Joel took lots of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hugjo2018
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I spent my birthday here and it was wonderful! Heidi and Joel are excellent hosts, full of kindness and knowledge! The monkey’s are happy and well looked after and being in such close proximities to them is amazing! Booking takes a while (as they are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Holly B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to visit The Jungle Place last week while visiting the Riviera Maya and we had the most incredible time. Heidi and Joel are inspirational and dedicate their whole lives to rescuing and rehabilitating orphaned spider monkeys. This is a truly genuine...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lucy H
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We went there on a cancellation at short notice..so always check by sending Heidi an e mail. It was truly inspirational to see and meet the spider monkeys and their carers Heidi and her husband. We spent 2 hours with some of the babies that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ruth P
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Really wanted to go, looks great and happy to give money to a fantastic cause. Unfortunately no response to 3 emails and 3 telephone calls! Not even the courtesy of any type of reply. Disappointed!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve P
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We came to jungle place in May, where we were truly blown away with everything Heidi and Joel do! You are beautiful people who really do save the life’s of these beautiful animals. Heidi you are a super woman and are so inspirational, the love...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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52monkey, Owner at The Jungle Place - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

thank you stevie!!! heidi

Reviewed 21 September 2018

This place is unbelievable, how it has any reviews below 5 stars is beyond me, it is ran by 2 of the most caring and loving people I have ever met and what an amazing job they have clearly done and it is so plain...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

What Heidi and Joel have done for these monkeys is truly inspiring, we need more people in the world like them! 94 monkeys saved from being illegally sold as pets and the poaching industry. They have spent 20 years of their lives building this sanctuary...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t sure what to expect, however, this wasn’t a tourist trap tour. This is a real running animal refuge. The money the tour costs is directly used for the monkeys benefits. It was amazing and they make sure everyone gets time with the monkeys. You...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank chitowntink
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is true animal rescue at its best. The owners are incredible people with the animals' best interest as their first priority. They rescue spider monkeys from abusive and illegal situations and allow them to live out their lives being loved and cared for. When...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Amy B
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10 October 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Its not too late a bloke on our trip booked the day before fron his hotel
Georgina S
23 September 2018|
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Response from kristhemanc | Reviewed this property |
we booked a taxi with our resort, they had a set price of 1200 pesos. it is a little pricey but they took us and waited the entire time we was in the sanctuary (a couple of hours) and then took us back. it is in a bit if a... More