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Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre


  • 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 July & August (1 July 2020 - 31 Aug 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00*
Opening Autumn & Winter (1 Sept 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Opening Spring (1 Jan 2021 - 30 June 2021)
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

Special Offers

  • Monkey World is spook-tacular this half term! FREE entry for kids in full Halloween fancy dress on 31st October! (Children must be accompanied by full-paying adults). The best costume will receive a prize, in the FREE fancy dress competition.

    See more offers like this: Halloween Special Offers -

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Call direct on:

Tel01929 462537



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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Recent Reviews:

  • T2139FOleeb
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Thank You.
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th March 2020
    As my better half watched monkey business for many years, as did I, I booked a private tour here for a surprise birthday treat. We travelled down from Nottingham to spend a day here. Well what a... Read full review
  • Riverman42
    Salisbury, United Kingdom
    This is the place for aficionados of primates!
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 11th April 2020
    I visited Monkey World on 1st June 2019. I went with my wife and kids and we enjoyed a fantastic sun-drenched day full of monkeys! Many other zoological establishments are lacking somewhat in their... Read full review
  • laurentraveIs
    Burnley, United Kingdom
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 3rd June 2020
    I've been here twice now and it's one of my favourite places in the world, the monkeys are so well looked after with this being an ape and primate sanctuary and being featured on Monkey World. The... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Car Monkey World is situated on the A31 Between Bere Regis and Wool in Dorset. Please see the map at the bottom of this page.

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 Bus First Bus run a service direct to the park on weekends and school holidays between April and October. Detailed timetables can be found on their site.

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

Please note: Monkey World does not operate a bus service.

Related Events

Saturday, 11th July 2020 - Tuesday, 14th July 2020

A family group of chimpanzees relaxing, playing and grooming on a platform  at monkey worldCelebrate World Chimpanzee Day at Monkey World!
more info

Wednesday, 19th August 2020 - Wednesday, 19th August 2020

Orangutan Gordon at monkey worldCelebrate International Orangutan Day at Monkey World!
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Saturday, 29th August 2020 - Monday, 31st August 2020

advert for go Nuts at monkey world showing infant orangutan MimiGo Nuts at Monkey World!
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Tuesday, 1st September 2020 - Wednesday, 30th September 2020

September for Seniors
more info

Saturday, 3rd October 2020 - Saturday, 3rd October 2020

Advert for Autism Day at Monkey World, showing infant orangutan MimiAutism Friendly Day at Monkey WorldOn selected dates through 2020, Monkey World is holding Autism Friendly Days! The park has always prided itself on the access facilities available, from a range of mobility scooters, to the primate sensory statues around the park.
more info

Saturday, 24th October 2020 - Saturday, 24th October 2020

Advert for International Gibbon Day showing a gibbon in the trees at monkey worldCelebrate International Gibbon Day at Monkey World!
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Saturday, 24th October 2020 - Sunday, 1st November 2020

Stump tailed macaque carrying a carved pumpkin at monkey worldCelebrate Halloween at Monkey World this half-term!
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