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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 Spring (1 Jan 2020 - 30 June 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
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*

* 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

  • Dads go ape for 50% off at Monkey World! Monkey World is the place where families matter, and so Dads get 50% off entry this Father's Day!

    See more offers like this: Fantastic Father's Day 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 -

BH20 6HH
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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:

  • Ray S
    London, United Kingdom
    Interesting place
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 7th March 2020
    Interesting place, unfortunately went on a very wet and cold day but did manage to see a variety of monkeys of the ones that came out to brave the cold, but,had a great surprise when Alison Cronin... Read full review
  • Tony S
    Brentford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Apes in early Spring
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th March 2020
    There's a surprising number of Monkeys here. They are very well looked after and presented Plenty of space and the chimps have a splendid enclosure We'll worth a couple of hours of your time It will... Read full review
  • 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

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

Friday, 10th April 2020 - Monday, 13th April 2020

Monkey World Animal Director Jeremy Keeling with two children and Easter Eggs at the parkEaster Eggs-travaganza at Monkey World! - *CANCELLED*
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Friday, 8th May 2020 - Sunday, 10th May 2020

Saturday, 23rd May 2020 - Monday, 25th May 2020

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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Saturday, 16th May 2020 - Saturday, 16th May 2020

Saturday, 13th June 2020 - Saturday, 13th June 2020

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.
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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!
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Wednesday, 19th August 2020 - Wednesday, 19th August 2020

Orangutan Gordon at monkey worldCelebrate International Orangutan Day at Monkey World!
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Tuesday, 1st September 2020 - Wednesday, 30th September 2020

September for Seniors
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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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