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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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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    3917
  • Very Good
    974
  • Average
    316
  • Poor
    82
  • Terrible
    60

Recent Reviews:

  • Bill M
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th April 2019
    My wife, granddaughter and I went there and although I don't like zoos. Was very impressed with how well and happy all the monkeys were. The staff are helpful and friendly. Cafe prices, selection of... Read full review
  • furryhamster
    Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great day out.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 16th April 2019
    We enjoyed the day. food and kiosks were of good quality. large park and daughters enjoyed spotting monkeys in a wide range of settings large well stocked gift shop. good clean toilets at... Read full review
  • MrDTully92
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Beautiful park with fascinating animals
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th April 2019
    We absolutely loved our visit to Monkey World. It’s heartbreaking to read the stories of some of the animals and to learn about the cruel ways that they have been treated, but so uplifting to see... 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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