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The Jungle Place - Tours

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| Near Playa Del Carmen, Chemuyil, Mexico
+52 984 116 9777
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One of the best things that we have ever done. Heidi is an outstanding host in her own quirky way... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
An Experience of a Lifetime!

My husband and I visited The Jungle Place this month during our honeymoon. I cannot say enough good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Madison, Wisconsin
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The Jungle Place is a licensed sanctuary for the endangered Spider Monkey. They rescue and rehabilitate orphaned monkeys who were victims of the illegal pet trade, poaching, habitat destruction and exploitation. All too often these beautiful, highly intelligent primates become victims when humans and nature collide in a natural paradise like The Riviera Maya. The in-person tours they offer to help support the sanctuary are the very definition of sustainable and ecologically responsible tourism.The owners, Heidi and Joel, are a wonderful couple who originally moved to the area to retire but instead devoted their lives to care for these rescued monkeys. They provide them with an incredible amount of love, individual attention, medical care and specialized diets, all within a beautiful and meticulously well-kept habitat right in their native jungle.Visit in-person to meet the owners and the monkeys, view the facilities and habitat, and see first-hand the level of care that your donation helps provide. Be sure to reserve your tour well in advance, as they allow only a very limited number of visits per week.
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| Near Playa Del Carmen, Chemuyil, Mexico
+52 984 116 9777

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best things that we have ever done. Heidi is an outstanding host in her own quirky way, but what is clear is that she is devoted to the monkeys. It’s worth every single penny.

Thank tomc83dubai
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited The Jungle Place this month during our honeymoon. I cannot say enough good things about this place and about the owners, Heidi and Joel. You can immediately see how much they love and care for the monkeys--it is their life!...More

Thank mcmahon2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such an amazing place!! My dream come true for me to interact with monkeys!! The owners are amazing and the work they put in day in and day out shows.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend visited back in september and we loved it! Heidi and her family are amazing people and i would highly recomand everyone who wants to help them and the spider monkeys out to go and visit them and get a tour. It...More

Thank Bára V
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Booked this as a treat for my mum on her first trip to Mexico. Wasn't sure what to expect. Could never have imagined how fabulous the experience was or how magical the day would be. We sat and cuddled rescued spider monkeys who seem to...More

Thank zedstravels
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We went to The Jungle Place on 14th September 2017 and this was the highlight of our trip to Mexico. Heidi and Joel who run the sanctuary dedicate their lives to saving these beautiful animals and a visit to The Jungle Place is an unforgettable...More

1  Thank Rory C
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

What can I say ...the most amazing day and experience i have done. The staff were all amazing too and the hard work and dedication they have is phenomenal. Luna is not as bad as some of the posts have made out yes you are...More

1  Thank Kerry-turk
Reviewed 17 September 2017

7th September 2017 Today we got to go to the Jungle Place!! We had no trouble booking with Heidi. She answered all of my emails and questions that I asked, gave directions and a telephone number incase we got lost. If you don't hear back...More

4  Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This was not my first choice of a day trip, but my sister was really interested in seeing the monkeys at the Jungle Place. I am SO GLAD that she talked me into it! This was truly the highlight of our trip and an absolutely...More

Thank Madeline R
Reviewed 14 September 2017

An warm welcome from Heidi and her husband and then straight in to the monkeys' enclosure. The monkeys come straight over to you whilst you feed and pet them. Lots of interaction and cuddles. You're not rushed to leave. The staff will take loads of...More

Thank Damian_Coates
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Response from x-Abbi-x | Reviewed this property |
I found email responses could be quite slow and maybe come across unprofessional but I promise it's all fine. We payed via PayPal to confirm our booking and had the most amazing time! 100% recommend. I can't remember for... More
Tom G
1 August 2017|
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Response from dolphin_lady | Reviewed this property |
Most taxis will wait. If not I'm pretty sure Heidi can call one for you.
Tom G
1 August 2017|
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Response from Ceri M | Reviewed this property |
Here are the directions from Heidi's email... Arrival Directions Directions Directions to THE JUNGLE PLACE (KUXI KAAX) from the Cancun International Airport. Exit out of the Airport keep to the right, you will approach... More