Monkey Haven

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Animal Collection / Zoo

Staplers Road
NEWPORT
Isle of Wight
PO30 2NB

Tel: 01983 530885

Mueller's Gibbon at Monkey Haven, sanctuary, Isle of Wight, Things to Do

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 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/ 

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      1839
    • Very Good
      349
    • Average
      73
    • Poor
      22
    • Terrible
      2

    Recent Reviews:

    • Amethyst86
      Waterlooville, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Lovely Afternoon at a Brilliant Place
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 27th July 2021
      A lovely place to visit - it looks as if they do great work with the animals, and it is very well kept and clean. Two play areas for the kids (for over and under 5), a coffee shop and snacks bar, and... Read full review
    • 426stuartw
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Brilliant Zoo Keepers
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 28th July 2021
      Excellent experience and learnt a lot about primates. Jordan the keeper was brilliant and made the visit. Would recommend this place to young families. Read full review
    • kellyy518
      Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Absolutely loved our visit.
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 29th July 2021
      A fantastic place that is definitely worth a visit. The animals are so well cared for and their enclosures are amazing. They provide the animals with so much enrichment to keep them happy and it was... Read full review

    Gradings

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

    Awards

    • Visit England Awards -Small Visitor Attraction of the Year - Gold Small Visitor Attraction of the Year - Gold 2017
    • Visit England Awards -Gold Accolade Gold Accolade 2016
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award 2020
    • Visit England Awards -VisitEngland Award - Best Told Story 2018 VisitEngland Award - Best Told Story 2018 2018
    • Visit Isle of Wight AwardGreen Star - Gold - Visit Isle Of Wight - 2020/21 Green Star - Gold - Visit Isle Of Wight - 2020/21 2020
    • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -2019/20 Beautiful South Awards for Excellence Gold 2019/20 Beautiful South Awards for Excellence Gold 2020
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -WTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

    Opening Times

    Open (17 May 2021 - 31 Oct 2021)
    DayTimes
    Monday10:0017:00
    Tuesday10:0017:00
    Wednesday10:0017:00
    Thursday10:0017:00
    Friday10:0017:00
    Saturday10:0017:00
    Sunday10:0017:00

    * December weekend opening:
    - 11th, 12th, 13th December
    - 18th, 19th, 20th December
    - 27th December - 3rd January.
    Last entry one hour before closing.
    Please see www.monkeyhaven.org for further details

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