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 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/ 

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TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
  • Excellent
    1921
  • Very Good
    352
  • Average
    73
  • Poor
    22
  • Terrible
    2

Recent Reviews:

  • vicg60
    Warrington
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great little place
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 19th November 2021
    Fantastic way to spend some of your time on the island. We have been to several animal sanctuary/zoo’s but the animals here seem really happy and love the keepers. The feeding times and talks are a... Read full review
  • M K
    Coventry
    Happy monkeys place
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 29th November 2021
    I read about this place before (also here) so I put it on the list of "places to visit" during our vacation on the Isle of Wight, however I must honestly admit that I did it without conviction, not... Read full review
  • Kat L
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Fantastic place to visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 3rd January 2022
    We went to Monkey Haven today and had a great time ! The sanctuary is exceptionally clean and all of the animals are well cared for especially with most experiencing early trauma. A must to visit 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 Christmas
Open New Year
Closed (1 Jan 2022 - 10 Feb 2022)
DayTimes
Open (11 Feb 2022 - 31 Mar 2022)
DayTimes
Monday10:0016:00
Tuesday10:0016:00
Wednesday10:0016:00
Thursday10:0016:00
Friday10:0016:00
Saturday10:0016:00
Sunday10:0016:00
Open (1 Apr 2022 - 30 Sept 2022)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00
Tuesday10:0017:00
Wednesday10:0017:00
Thursday10:0017:00
Friday10:0017:00
Saturday10:0017:00
Sunday10:0017:00
Open (1 Oct 2022 - 31 Oct 2022)
DayTimes
Monday10:0016:00
Tuesday10:0016:00
Wednesday10:0016:00
Thursday10:0016:00
Friday10:0016:00
Saturday10:0016:00
Sunday10:0016:00
Opening to be confirmed (1 Nov 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
DayTimes

* Closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day.
Last entry one hour before closing.
Please see www.monkeyhaven.org for further details

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