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La Isla De Los Monos

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Condamine #416, Iquitos 065, Peru
+51 65 235887
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Monkey Island

This place is very unique. Many different species of monkeys roaming the island in which the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Iquitos, Peru
Fell in Love

I never was amazed by monkeys or apes in any kind, until today that we visited the Island. I heard... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A cage-free rescue center in the Peruvian Amazon dedicated to the protection and conservation of abandoned and orphaned monkeys. The aim of the project is the save the life of these creatures and release them back to their original habitat.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Condamine #416, Iquitos 065, Peru
+51 65 235887
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is very unique. Many different species of monkeys roaming the island in which the visitor can easily view them in their natural jungle habitat and even interact with them. I made friends with a couple of Wooly monkeys, Martiń and Pepé, who climbed...More

Thank garbatron2000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I never was amazed by monkeys or apes in any kind, until today that we visited the Island. I heard different stories about different places on the globe where monkeys stroll around but I was never convinced. Today we went there and I even though...More

Thank ElKajoTripAdv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The "monkey" office in Iquitos was closed on Sunday so we hired a motocar to take us to the port of Bellavista on river Nanay. It takes almost one hour by a speedboat to get to the "Monkey Island" but it is worthwhile to go...More

Thank Stanislaw T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great morning at Monkey Island. The staff really care for the monkeys and have a great program. This place is worth the journey from Iquitos

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Amazing rescue centre in the heart of the Amazon. Some high quality monkey therapy and good mood garanted. I would love to come there again. This place is hillarious! The best monkeys ever!

Thank Ljudmila M
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Truly go here, just do it, it will change your life. My partner and I were to spend 5 days volunteering on the island, but loved every second of the 3 months we ended up extending our stay! Family owned with a family heart, everyone...More

Thank EmHarfield
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I went to this Island twice while I was visiting the Amazon. I enjoyed it so much the first time that I just had to go back. To get to the island you can take a speedboat from the Puerto de los productores to the...More

Thank Dominic S
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Get here if you can. Really great animal sanctuary. Very relaxed and friendly guide. The monkeys are all babies and are free to roam and will climb all over you! It's great fun and the monkeys all seem very happy and when they are ready...More

Thank mcladley
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Honestly the best experience we've had in 3 months in South America. Picked up from our hostel by Lucero, and then taken to our own private boat. Stopped off at an island which showed us crocodiles, these mad fish, and also a talking parrot! Before...More

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LaIslaDeLosMonos, Public Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hola, thank you so much for your visit and your kind review. We are so happy you enjoyed your day with our monkey family! Please come back and see us soon! We agree, Pepito is always super cute :)

Reviewed 6 September 2017

On this island, most monkeys are uncaged except for the most aggressive. They are soft and friendly like kittens, and hang on as you roam around. The visit could be as short as an hour on the island, including walking, if you're nearby in Iquitos....More

Thank Yosef B
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Public Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hola Yosef, thank you so much for your visit and review. We want as many of our monkeys to be free as nature intended. Thanks again.

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22 November 2016|
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Response from LaIslaDeLosMonos | Property representative |
Dear Ishtar, Thanks for contact us! My name is Lucero and I work in The Monkeys Island's office. We have some options for you to visit the island. I'll explain you each of them so you can choose the one you want. The... More
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4 August 2016|
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Response from AlexVarnham | Reviewed this property |
hello you can rent a speddy boat with this you can arrive there in 1 hour and 30 minuts more less, the price i don't know because we took a slowly boat and the price was 150 soles.
15 May 2016|
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Response from Chelydra | Reviewed this property |
Around seven hours total, including travel and visiting time. We went independently, so our procedure involved a private mototaxi to the ferry terminal, public ferry (fixed price, and leaves when full, so you probably would... More