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Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

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  • Monkey World Half Term Video

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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Call direct on:

Tel01929 462537

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    3989
  • Very Good
    993
  • Average
    321
  • Poor
    83
  • Terrible
    61

Recent Reviews:

  • Steph_louiseWebber
    Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd June 2019
    We went as part of a weekend away. Was a really good day out. They look after the monkeys so well and during the talks you get to know more about the monkeys and their background. Read full review
  • soph_gilbo
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Monkey World
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd June 2019
    been going here since i was little would 100% recommend it!! lovely staff, gorgoues café, clean toliets, good parking (extra included) can get busy during peak season, probably 90% of it is outdoors... Read full review
  • anitahorsfall1
    Arundel
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great Day
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd June 2019
    Loved the whole experience.Some of the monkeys seem to interact with you. Lovely to see how well looked after they are. 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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