If you’re looking for a fun-filled, fascinating day out for all the family, Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset is the place to go!
The 65-acre park is home to the stars of TV’s ‘Monkey Life’ and ‘Monkey Business’, and provides sanctuary for over 250 rescued and endangered primates from around the world.
Daily keepers’ talks provide a captivating insight into life at the park and its inhabitants and staff at the park clearly have a great passion for what they do. Pre-bookable guided tours are also available and offer the chance to learn more about the history of the park, its residents and how their lives have been transformed since arriving at the safe haven of Monkey World.
With a range of food options and picnic spots available, plus a well stocked gift shop, Monkey World is an entertaining and great value day out for all the family.
Opening times: 10am – 5pm (Sept – June), 10am – 6pm (July and August)
* Closed Christmas Day.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff*|
|Family (2a+2c)||from £35.00|
|Family (1a+2c)||from £25.00|
|Child (3-15)||from £8.00|
|Disabled Visitors & Carers||from £8.00|
|Senior Citizen||from £8.00|
Group rates available for parties of 10 or more.
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
The nearest major road is the A352. From Wareham head west towards Dorchester and at the first roundabout turn right towards Bere Regis (follow the brown monkey signs). Monkey World is found on the right.
ARRIVING BY TRAIN: Monkey World is approximately 1 mile from Wool train station (on the London Waterloo to Weymouth line). Taxis are available between Wool Station and Monkey World. It is not advisable to walk between the station and Monkey World.
JOURNEY PLANNING: To plan your journey contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: www.travelinesw.com.