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Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (aged 16 years+)£14.00 per ticket
Carer on production of either DLA or PIP documentFree
Child (3-15yrs)£10.00 per ticket
Disabled Visitor without Carer£10.00 per ticket
Family (2 adults, 2 children)£42.00 per ticket
Senior (60 yrs +)£10.00 per ticket
Single Parent (1 Adult + 2 Children)£30.00 per ticket
Student (NUS card required)£12.00 per ticket

Please see website for group discounts, school group discounts and birthday parties

Opening Times

Opening Spring (1 Jan 2019 - 30 June 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Opening July & August (1 July 2019 - 31 Aug 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00*
Opening Autumn & Winter (1 Sept 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Open daily except Christmas Day.
Last admission 1 hour before closing
Only assistance dogs allowed in the park.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
Longthorns
Wareham
Dorset
BH20 6HH
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Tel01929 462537

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    3873
  • Very Good
    968
  • Average
    313
  • Poor
    82
  • Terrible
    60

Recent Reviews:

  • wrighty11111
    Hatfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great place
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th February 2019
    So i read some of the shocking reviews for this place and had to see for myself, and i can honestly say that it was nonsense, the toilets were clean and tidy, staff very friendly and as for these... Read full review
  • Izzy-Matt
    Bath, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Worth a visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th February 2019
    Visited today & really enjoyed ourselves. Personally I loved the orangutan's & the keepers talk was really informative. Cafe had good variety with decent prices. Very impressed with the shop as lots... Read full review
  • 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

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The nearest major road is the A352. From Bournemouth head towards Poole and then Wareham. From Wareham follow signs to Dorchester and at the first roundabout turn right towards Bere Regis (follow the brown monkey signs). Monkey World is found on the right. Satellite Navigation: For sat nav, our post code is BH20 6HH. Please follow the brown tourist signs for "Monkey World" which are situated at various sites within a few miles radius to the park.

By Train

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 Waterloo, London: 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 train station is approximately 1.5 miles away from the park. There are usually taxis available at Wool train station to complete your journey to the park.

 

By Bus

From 20th May 2017, Monkey World is accessible via the X55 bus route. For more details, please click here.

The Jurassic Coast bus service from Poole also stops off at Wool station, please click below for the timetable and more details.

http://jurassiccoast.org/discover/travel-information/jurassic-coast-bus-services/ Please note: Monkey World does not operate a bus service. 

By Air

Our closest airport is Bournemouth which is about 25 miles away from the park (www.flybournemouth.co.uk). From here you can either take a taxi or bus to Bournemouth train station, and then the train directly to Wool station.

Southampton Airport is about 50 miles from Monkey World. Trains run directly from Southampton Airport Parkway to Wool.

Public Transport Directions

From Bournemouth, the quickest public transport route is travelling by train to Wool, and then getting on the X55 bus which stops 100yds from Monkey World.

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