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Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre

Type:Animal Collection

Longthorns
BOVINGTON
Wareham
Dorset
BH20 6HH

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Telephone:+44 01929 462537

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£14.00 per ticket
Child (3-15 years)£10.00 per ticket
Child under 3 years oldFree
Disabled Visitor Carer with either DLA or PIP documentFree
Disabled Visitors without Carer£10.00 per ticket
Family (1 adult and 2 children)£30.00 per ticket
Family (2 adults + 2 children)£42.00 per ticket
Senior Citizen (60 years +)£10.00 per ticket
Student£12.00 per ticket

Group Rates (10+ People)
Adult £12.50
Student (NUS Student Card required) £11.00
Child (3–15 years old) £9.00
Senior Citizen £9.00
Disabled Visitor without Carer £9.00
Carer on production of either DLA or PIP document - Free

SCHOOL GROUPS (10+)
Children (Up to 16 years old only) £8.00
1 Teacher to 6 Children - Free
Extra Teachers £9.00

PRE-SCHOOL GROUPS (10+)
1 Adult and 1 Child £15.00
Extra Children £8.00
Extra Adults £11.00

BIRTHDAY PARTIES (Minimum of 6 Children)
Children £16.50
2 Adults FREE
Extra Adults £11.00

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    3874
  • Very Good
    969
  • Average
    312
  • Poor
    82
  • Terrible
    60

Recent Reviews:

  • paulmO1211UH
    Plymouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Brillant fantastic . excellent .mind bloeing surperb .staff in al
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 15th February 2019
    Has a coach driver i get to go to alot of these places .but i was veryuch blown away by the size of the rescue center . Staff knowledge .in the talks .never been such a place where you can actually... Read full review
  • Glyn J
    Aberdovey, United Kingdom
    Wonderfull expieriance
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th February 2019
    Always try to visit Monkey World at least once a year ,it’s a very relaxing experience,the food is reasonably priced ,the only downside is finding suitabley priced accommodation.,After a good look on... Read full review
  • 343loisb
    Redditch, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great visit with the family
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 22nd February 2019
    I was initially concerned that the price was high for a family of four (£42) but it was worth it and encouraging to read all about the conservation/rescue of the animals. When we first arrived it was... Read full review

Awards

  • Dorset TourismDorset Tourism Awards Bronze 2018 Dorset Tourism Awards Bronze 2018 2018

Video

  • Monkey World video

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Monkey World is situated on the A31 Between Bere Regis and Wool in Dorset.

Public Transport Directions

BY TRAIN:

From London Waterloo to Wool: Aproximately 2.5 hours (journey time).

Monday to Saturday: 08.05 from London Waterloo arrives at Wool at 10.34. Trains then run at 5 minutes past each hour. After 14.30 times change - please enquire.

Sundays: Please enquire as times change frequently due to track repairs.

From Wool to London Waterloo: 2.5 - 3 hours (journey time). Monday to Saturday: Trains run at 45 minutes past the hour.

Sundays: Please enquire as times change frequently due to track repairs.

Wool Railway Station is approximately 1.5 miles away from the park. There are usually taxis available at Wool Railway Station to complete your journey to the park or you can take a bus.

BY BUS: The Jurassic Coaster X55 bus service stops at Wool Railway Station and Monkey World, please click link for the timetable and more details: https://www.firstgroup.com/wessex-dorset-south-somerset/plan-journey/timetables/?operator=7&service=x54&page=1&redirect=no

Please note: Monkey World do not operate a bus service and are unable to answer queries regarding bus transport to the park.

JOURNEY PLANNING: To plan your journey contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: www.travelinesw.com.

Facilities

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users - wheelchairs and mobility scooters available - it is advisable to book in advance.
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - (apart form the Woodland Walk in which there are no primates to see).
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - written keeper talks are available.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - sensory statues of some of the primates.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Cafeteria, hot and cold food. The Watering Hole - outdoor restaurant with beefburgers, sandwiches and other refreshments.
  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children - play areas including equipment for children with additional needs.

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions - Licences for civil marriages.
  • Cater for groups - School, Pre-school and other groups (10+ visitors - must be booked in advance). Birthday parties (minimum of 6 children - must be booked in advance).
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Open All Year
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given) - Spanish
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Film or TV location
  • Forest Location
  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction - some covered areas.

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - free parking. Coaches need to book in advance in the summer.

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 10
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - recommend booking in advance, charge applies.
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available - for 10+ visitors who book in advance. Call 01929 401003 for a booking form.

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Must pre-book. Call 01929 401003 for a booking form.

Opening Times

January to June 2019 (1 January 2019 - 30 June 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00
July and August 2019 (1 July 2019 - 31 August 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 18:00
September to December 2019 (1 September 2019 - 31 December 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00

* Closed 25 December. Last Entry is one hour before closing.

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