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For the love of animals!

We were recommended this place and it turned out better than we had expected. Esther (the boss) was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marek_Marco
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Strzelce Krajenskie, Poland
You should all go

We weren't expecting anything from this visit. Instead, this trip was a real surprise. Maria, the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

It's a great place to visit as with the price of your ticket you will be helping this excellent conservation effort.

The animals here are rescued from a variety of things including from homes where these wild animals have been forced to live as domesticated pets.

100% of the monkeys are rehabilitated back into the wild. It's a quick visit (less than an hour) and a fantastic cause to support!

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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you for your review and support. Your visit helps us both continue the work but also helps us increase awareness, please help us continue to spread the message! Thank you

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. The tour only takes about 45 minutes, but is very informative. Very scary how the natural habitat of so many species has been taken over by humans - this organisation makes an honest contribution to preserving various vulnerable species. Naturally, one is not allowed to interact or pet the monkeys, as they are prepared to be reintroduced into the wild.

Thanks for an interesting visit!

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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to visit us to learn about the project. Your support means so much and without it we would not be able to continue doing the work we do!

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We were guided round this by Esther. She was really interesting and told us a lot that we did not know. The work done here is so essential to keep this species going and needs all the help it can get. There were two school parties when we were there. This was so good to see the young children being educated in nature and the need for conservation. Please try to visit if you are in DIani. You won't regret it.

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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you ever so much for visiting us and taking the time to learn about the project. I am so happy to read you came on a day when the schools were visiting. We have schools groups, often weekly, and it is one of are most important and rewarding programmes. Thank you!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I loved the tour and I think the staff could elaborate their tour a little bit more. I still cannot tell vervits and sykes apart that well so it would be useful to show the difference more between the different types of monkeys.

Thank Lisa S
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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Hi Lisa,

Thank you for your feedback, what a shame, we often have both the Sykes and vervets onsite. Please check out our website to learn more about the different primate species found in Diani. Thank you for visiting us!

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Even though we turned up just before closing time, the lady was happy to show us around and gave us plenty of information about the work being done to help rehabilitate the monkeys. The money goes into raising orphan monkeys for later release back into the wild, building monkey bridge crossings over the roads to reduce fatalities, plus much more. A great thing is the projects to educate local children about the need to preserve the monkeys.

This is not a "petting" centre as the monkeys are not to be domesticated, but you can see the monkeys up close going about their day and you can simply donate whatever you would like to give at the end.

Well worth a visit if you are in or near Diani!

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Colobus C, Manager at Colobus Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are always happy when guests leave happy and more knowledgeable about the centre. We truly appreciate your visit and support.

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