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La Isla De Los Monos

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This was probably the best thing we did during our trip to the Amazon. Being able to play with... read more

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We had an extra day in Iquitos and decided to visit La Isla De Los Monos to see what it was all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A cage-free rescue center in the Peruvian Amazon dedicated to the protection and conservation of abandoned and orphaned monkeys. The aim of the project is the save the life of these creatures and release them back to their original habitat.
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Condamine #416, Iquitos 065, Peru
+51 65 235887
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Reviewed yesterday

This was probably the best thing we did during our trip to the Amazon. Being able to play with, touch, hold, and experience the monkeys was one of the most incredible things I've ever experienced. The volunteers were extremely informative, and it was obvious how...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an extra day in Iquitos and decided to visit La Isla De Los Monos to see what it was all about. Without a doubt, one of the most memorable places we visited in Peru! Our guide was really good and telling us about...More

Thank Joneseyy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited monkey island for about an hour as part of an amazon experience trip. We were taken around the area while being educated on the plight of the various different monkeys and answers to any questions we had regarding the monkeys or other fauna...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an honorable and lovely monkey sanctuary doing their best to help rescue primates (and some other animals) in need, while also educating the local kids about why monkeys should not be kept as pets- that is a challenging job in the face of...More

Thank Jill825
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent an afternoon among very friendly,loving caretakers and happy monkeys. Visit this place,please. Gunny

Thank FarAway741253
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did a whole day visit at this wonderful rescue island for monkeys. Thank you Gilberto for picking us up and dropping us back to our hotel and all the information you provided about your fantastic cause. The staff and volunteers do an amazing job of...More

Thank HoggieAustralia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After travelling for 8 months through South America, hiking the Inca Trail and seeing amazing sights, visiting and spending time and seeing the amazing work being done at Monkey Island rehabilating orphaned monkeys has been my absolute highlight. You are in an incredible jungle watching...More

Thank KathyNetherclift
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of volunteering at the island for 11 days. I have done various volunteering holidays and have a good idea of what I like and don’t. This place is amazing. Everyone there is working towards the same goal and the centre really...More

Thank mistyday71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a challenge to get there but well worth it. The monkeys are a ton of fun to play with and the highlight of my trip.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We called here as a part of our 2 day river tour with Amazon Experience. The place is a not for profit monkey sanctuary that does a great job rescuing monkeys from the illegal pet trade and re-introducing them to their natural habitat. The visit...More

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November 22, 2016|
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Response from LaIslaDeLosMonos | Property representative |
Dear Ishtar, Thanks for contact us! My name is Lucero and I work in The Monkeys Island's office. We have some options for you to visit the island. I'll explain you each of them so you can choose the one you want. The... More
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August 3, 2016|
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Response from AlexVarnham | Reviewed this property |
hello you can rent a speddy boat with this you can arrive there in 1 hour and 30 minuts more less, the price i don't know because we took a slowly boat and the price was 150 soles.
May 14, 2016|
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Response from Chelydra | Reviewed this property |
Around seven hours total, including travel and visiting time. We went independently, so our procedure involved a private mototaxi to the ferry terminal, public ferry (fixed price, and leaves when full, so you probably would... More