Monkey Haven

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Animal Collection / Zoo

Staplers Road
NEWPORT
Isle of Wight
PO30 2NB

Tel: 01983 530885

Xhabu the Siamang at Monkey Haven, sanctuary, Isle of Wight, Things to Do - copyright: Jason Swain

Book Tickets

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Catering

  • Cafe - Tea Room
  • Catering for groups
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Children’s packs - Activity booklets and trails for children
  • Children's Meals - Children’s picnic box.
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Outdoor children’s play area - for the under 5's and 'Funky Monkey' Adventure Play area for 6-14

Establishment Features

  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours - Yes at various intervals throughout the day.
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • On site parking
  • On site parking close by
  • Parking (free)
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given - Keeper talks at various intervals throughout the day.
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Packed lunches available
  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Newport. From the A3054 to Ryde turn right onto Park Road and follow until you reach a mini roundabout. Take the third exit onto Whiterails road, follow past Butterfly world and we are situated 800 yards on the right hand side. From Coppins bridge in Newport, take the Ryde road via Wootton and turn immediately right at the top of the traffic lights onto Staplers road. Follow Staplers road for about 1.5 mile and we are situated on the left hand side just past the Lavender farm.

From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Newport, as above.

From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Newport. Turn right out of the ferry terminal, at the lights turn right signposted Wootton/Newport. Follow the main road up through Wootton and at the top of Wootton High Street turn left at the traffic lights by the Cedars pub. Follow Station road until you reach the mini roundabout and continue over onto Whiterails road which merges into Staplers road. We are situated on the right hand side 800 yards past Butterfly world.

Public Transport Directions

For bus information please visit the Southern Vectis website - www.islandbuses.info/ 

Video

  • Welcome to Monkey Haven
  • The Story of Monkey Haven - Charity Film Awards
  • Day in the life of a Keeper
  • Xhabu, enjoying a warm potato

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      2160
    • Very Good
      370
    • Average
      76
    • Poor
      23
    • Terrible
      2

    Recent Reviews:

    • Bex M
      Trip Type:
      Family
      May monkey visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 30th May 2024
      Very informative talks. Well maintained enclosures. Great reasonable cafe Great for a shortish monkey experience. Funny monkeys and apes Read full review
    • 655kates
      Faversham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Rainy Day Sanctuary
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 31st May 2024
      On a rainy day we found this sanctuary (in more ways than one!) with our 6 year old grandson. We had failed as grandparents and forgotten his raincoat but they had a poncho on sale. Plenty of places... Read full review
    • Z6926UWstephanieb
      Amazing little haven of monkey heaven!
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 8th June 2024
      Today I have been to Monkey Haven, what an amazing place, i thoroughly enjoyed it and I was mesmerized with the monkeys and how well they are cared for and thought of. Jenelle in particular was the... Read full review

    Gradings

    • Quality Assured Visitor Attraction VB Attraction
    Quality Assured Visitor Attraction VB Attraction

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous -Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award 2022
    • Visit England Awards -VisitEngland Award - Best Told Story 2018 VisitEngland Award - Best Told Story 2018 2018
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -2019/20 Beautiful South Awards for Excellence Gold 2019/20 Beautiful South Awards for Excellence Gold 2020

    Opening Times

    Open daily (1 Apr 2024 - 30 Sept 2024)
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    Open daily (1 Oct 2024 - 3 Nov 2024)
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    Closed (1 Dec 2024 - 8 Feb 2025)
    DayTimes
    Open daily (9 Feb 2025 - 31 Mar 2025)
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    * Quiet hour (for visitors with hidden disabilities and additional needs) - Wednesday & Saturday - 9am - 10am (stay as long as you like).

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