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Address: Condamine #419, Iquitos 065, Peru
Phone Number:
+51 65 235887
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A cage-free rescue center in the Peruvian Amazon dedicated to the...

A cage-free rescue center in the Peruvian Amazon dedicated to the protection and conservation of abandoned and orphaned monkeys.

And the aim of the proyect is the save the life of these creatures and then send them back to their original habitad.

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Great day on the Real Monkey Island

We spent the money and paid for the Full day trip. we were able to be picked up at the hotel and had a fast motor boat take us and the guide to and from the island, stopping to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Hans S
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Corpus Christi, Texas

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent the money and paid for the Full day trip. we were able to be picked up at the hotel and had a fast motor boat take us and the guide to and from the island, stopping to visit another wildlife rescue center on the way. On the island, we spent the day playing with the baby monkeys the... More 

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Redwood City, California
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76 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a wonderful time at Monkey Island. It is an actual island located in the middle of the Amazon River. The monkeys here have all been abandoned by their mothers or found living among humans in villages. They are brought here and rehabilitated and then they self release themselves out onto the island to create their own colonies or... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Went there with my fiancée in December. Brandy, a local who works there caring for the monkeys, showed us around and told us all about the monkeys, sloths and the island itself. In total they have 7 species of monkeys on the island and a couple of sloths, and a new baby sloth due any day now. The animals are... More 

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Lima
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I enjoy the experience very much. As soon as I've arrived a little monkey jumped over me and sit on my shoulder. He spent my entire visit with me. I recomend this visit to people who likes nature and animals.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I can not say enough about this place more than , Do not pass it up. So much fun and interaction with the animals and great picture opportunities. Great for a slower paced day and for one on one animal time. You have got to include this in your itinerary.

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1 Thank Perry H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We volunteered for 5 days at monkey island and can only say wonderful things about this experience. The monkeys are well taken care of by all the staff. They are able to live freely in their natural habitat. You are able to interact with some of the monkeys and learn a lot. Best thing to do in the area for... More 

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Chiclayo, Peru
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

It is an island located in the Amazon River ... Truly wonderful. To access you have to go on a tour as I was because it is the most feasible. It was part of a full day tour that contract if I remember most, cost about 70-80 soles ($25) included lunch and mobility from your hotel. They take you on... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The "Original" Isla de los Monos is indeed an island within the Amazon river, some good 1.5 hour speedboat trip from Iquitos. This one has less animals today than it used to have, many cages are empty and while there are still monkeys roaming around I'm not sure if it worth the effort of reaching there. Maybe mostly for monkey... More 

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Rochester, MN
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72 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

great place to play with monkeys, hold a sloth and an anaconda (if you're daring), and spend some time with a few other local species. watch the monkeys; they like to run off with anything not anchored, and if it's been raining, you will definitely get dirty and muddy. wish they charged admission as unsure what to give...

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Geneva
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

La Isla de los Monos near Indiana (opposite site of the Amazon river) is managed by a man dedicated to the wellness of monkeys. It is a unique opportunity to view a large variety of monkeys in their natural environment. Because of that, it is not always guaranteed to view many monkeys, but at least those which live in the... More 

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