Monkey World assists governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild.

At the Centre refugees of this illegal trade as well as those that have suffered abuse or neglect are rehabilitated into natural living groups.

Rescue & Rehabilitation
Monkey World | Ape Rescue Centre

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Events

Coming Soon: 
   
   
26-28 August 2017
Melon Madness
On Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Spring and Summer Bank Holiday weekends, every child that enters the park bringing a melon for the primates receives a FREE Monkey World badge!
1-2 September 2017
Sponsored Walk A Mile For Every Year 
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3 September 2017 
Jump For Jim! 
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9 September 2017 
Monkey World 30th Anniversary Party
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30 September 2017 
Sketching And Drawing Primates In Detail 
at Hethfelton House 
   
   

*Please note that Monkey World reserves the right to change the events schedule at any time, so please check for updates. 

Past Events: 

Monday 7th August 2017
Picnic 4 Primates
Celebrate Monkey World's 30th anniversary with us here at the park! Bring a picnic & join in the fun!
4-6 August 2017 
Family - 2 Night Sleepover Event  
at Hethfelton House
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14-16 July 2017 
Adults - 2 Night Sleepover Event  
at Hethfelton House
CLICK ABOVE LINK for details

Sunday 18th June 2017
Celebrate Father’s Day at Monkey World 
Details to be confirmed, watch this space!
10 June 2017 
Open Day & Garden Party 
at Hethfelton House 
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2 June 2017
Botanical Plant Art Course With David Dancey-Wood 
at Hethfelton House
CLICK ABOVE LINK for details

27 - 29 May 2017
Melon Madness 
On Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Spring and Summer Bank Holiday weekends, every child that enters the park bringing a melon for the primates receives a FREE Monkey World badge!

26 May 2017 
An Evening with Dr Alison Cronin 
at Hethfelton House
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 21 April 2017
Operant Conditioning Talk 
at Hethfelton House 
CLICK ABOVE LINK for details

 14-17 April 2017
Easter Eggstravaganza!
From Good Friday to Easter Monday, Monkey World are giving away FREE chocolate Easter eggs to the first 100 children to enter the park each day!

Sunday 26th March 2017
Celebrate Mother's Day at MonkeyWorld
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Saturday 18 March 2017 
Memorial Supper Club
at Hethfelton House
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11-19 February 2017 
Half Term Kid For a Quid
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Tuesday 14th February 2017
Valentines Day Tours
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3rd- 31st January 2017  
HALF PRIC
E Entry for all Dorset Residents
Terms & Conditions apply
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Monday 19th to Friday 23rd December 2016
Santa's Grotto Experience at Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre
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Monday 31st October 2016 Halloween Fun at Monkey World!
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Saturday 29th October 
Fright Night! Are you brave enough to survive a night in the cellar?
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Saturday 10th September 2016 
Adults only 1 night sleepover event CLICK ABOVE LINK for details

Saturday 27th August - Monday 29th August 2016
Big Banana Bonanza
On Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Spring and Summer Bank Holiday weekends, every child that enters the park bringing a banana for the primates receives a FREE Monkey World badge!

Friday 26th August
2 night Family Sleepover Extravaganza! CLICK ABOVE LINK for detail

 

Friday 19th August
International Orang-utan Day
Every red haired person (natural, dyed or wig) will gain discounted entry to the park. CLICK ABOVE LINK for detail

Saturday 16th July 2016 Great Big Sleepover Event CLICK ABOVE LINK for details

Sunday 19th June 2016 Celebrate Father’s Day at Monkey World CLICK ABOVE LINK for details
Saturday 28th to Monday 30th May 2016
Big Banana Bonanza
On Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Spring and Summer Bank Holiday weekends, every child that enters the park bringing a banana for the primates receives a FREE Monkey World badge!
Saturday 30th April - Monday 2th May 2016
Big Banana Bonanza
On Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Spring and Summer Bank Holiday weekends, every child that enters the park bringing a banana for the primates receives a FREE Monkey World badge!
Friday 25th March - Monday 28th March 2016
Easter Eggstravaganza!
From Good Friday to Easter Monday, Monkey World are giving away FREE chocolate Easter eggs to the first 100 children to enter the park each day!

Saturday 19th March 2016
Memorial Supper Club Event.
CLICK ABOVE LINK for details

Saturday 12th March 2016
Disabled Access Day at Monkey World
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Sunday 6th March 2016
Celebrate Mother’s Day at Monkey World 
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Saturday 13th to Sunday 21st February 2016 
Half Term Kid For a Quid
When you bring a present for the primates!
CLICK ABOVE LINK for details

Sunday 14th February 2016
Valentines Day Tours
CLICK ABOVE LINK for details

January 2016  HALF PRICE entry for all Dorset residents
Terms & Conditions apply
Click Here for Details
Saturday 19th to Wednesday 23rd December 2015 
Santa's Grotto Experience!
CLICK HERE for full Gallery
Saturday 31st October 2015 Halloween Fun at Monkey World!
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Friday 25th September 2015 Thelma's 2nd Birthday  
Click here for details.
Saturday 12th September 2015
The 10th Great Big Sleepover
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Saturday 29th to Monday 31st August 2015
Big Banana Bonanza
On Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Spring and Summer Bank Holiday weekends, every child that enters the park bringing a banana for the primates receives a FREE Monkey World badge!
Thursday 16th July to Wednesday 9th September 2015
Summer Holidays Activities!
The Kids' Activity Centre will open from 10am to 4pm. 

Click here for details.
Saturday 18th July
NEW Family Supper Club
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Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th May 2015
Big Banana Bonanza
On Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Spring and Summer Bank Holiday weekends, every child that enters the park bringing a banana for the primates receives a FREE Monkey World badge!
Saturday 23rd May to Wednesday 27th May
May Half Term Activities!
The Kids' Activity Centre will open from 10am to 4pm. Activities include sand art, bottle making, story telling and colouring in!
Saturday 2nd - Monday 4th May 2015
Big Banana Bonanza
On Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Spring and Summer Bank Holiday weekends, every child that enters the park bringing a banana for the primates receives a FREE Monkey World badge!
Friday 30th March  - Monday 6th April 2015
Easter Activites for Children!
10am to 4pm.
Click here for details
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Friday 3rd - Monday 6th April 2015
Easter Eggstravaganza!
From Good Friday to Easter Monday, Monkey World are giving away FREE chocolate Easter eggs to the first 100 children to enter the park each day!

Monday 16th to Friday 20th February 2015
February Half term Activity Centre!
Activities for children including sand art, bottle making, story telling and colouring in! - Click here for details
KID FOR
A QUID!

Monday 16th to Friday 20th February 2015
February Half Term 'Kid for a Quid' Offer!
Terms and conditions apply. Click here for details.

Saturday 14th February 2015
St. Valentine's Day 'Couple's Discount'!
For one day only, Monkey World are offering a special 'couple's discount', whereby 2 adults can enter the park for just £20!
- Enjoy a special date at Monkey World this St. Valentine's Day!
Click here for details.

Saturday 14th February 2015
St. Valentine's Day 'Couple's Adoption' for just £50 for one day only! (Usual price £60.)

Available at the park or by calling 01929 401012 on Saturday 14th February 2015 between 10am and 4pm only.
Click here for details and terms & conditions.

Thursday 18th December 2014
Late Night Christmas Shopping Event!
Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre in Wareham invites you to browse the park's well-stocked Gift Shop from 4.30pm to 7.00pm for a late night shopping event especially for Christmas!

Thursday 18th to Tuesday 23rd December 2014
Santa's Grotto Experience!
Must be booked in advance.
Tickets can be purchased by calling 01929 401018.
Friday 31st October 2014
Spooky Halloween Sleepover Event - Adults only
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Friday 31st October 2014
Halloween Fun at Monkey World!

Saturday 13th September 2014
Sleepover Event - Adults only
Photos now online!

Supper Club
In aid of the Jim Cronin Memorial Fund (Charity No. 1126939)
Saturday 23rd - Monday 25th August 2014
Big Banana Bonanza
Monday 21st July - Sunday 7th September 2014
Summer Activity Centre!
Open throughout the summer holidays from 10am to 5pm, activities for children include sand art, bottle making, story telling and colouring in! Click here for details.
Saturday 19th July 2014
Family Sleepover Event
Photos now online!
Saturday 24th - Monday 26th May 2014
Big Banana Bonanza
Saturday 3rd - Monday 5th May 2014
Big Banana Bonanza
Saturday 19 April 2014
An Evening With Mike Colbourne
Friday 18 - Monday 21st April 2014
Easter Eggstravaganza!
12 & 13 April 2014
EAST Family Fun Days at Monkey World!
Sunday 30th March 2014
Mothers Day - Free 'Afternoon Tea' for Mums on Mothers Day!
Saturday 15th March 2014
Jim Cronin Memorial Supper
KID FOR
A QUID!

FEBRUARY HALF TERM
Monday 17th to Friday 21st February 2014

Kid For A Quid! & Kids Activity Centre
Terms and conditions apply. Click here for details.

19th to 23rd December 2013
Santa's Grotto Experience at Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre
PHOTOGRAPHS NOW ONLINE!
Thursday 31st October 2013
Tastings Day in the Monkey World Gift Shop!
Try our range of Christmas Chutneys & Jams in the Monkey World Gift Shop from 12 noon to 3pm!
Thursday 31st October 2013
Halloween Fun at Monkey World: FREE entry to all visitors in FULL Halloween fancy dress costumes

Saturday 14th September 2013
The Great Big Sleepover

Saturday 31st August 2013
Open Air Movie Night!
'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone'

Monday 19th August 2013
Tastings Day in the Monkey World Gift Shop!

Tuesday 13th August 2013
Jeremy Keeling Book Signing in the Monkey World Gift Shop!
Saturday 24th - Monday 27th August 2013
Big Banana Bonanza
Saturday 20th July 2013
Summer Special - Curry Night!

Saturday 15th June 2013
The Great Big Sleepover

Saturday 25th - Monday 27th May 2013
Big Banana Bonanza

Saturday 18th May 2013
The Great Big Sleepover

Saturday 4th - Monday 6th May 2013
Big Banana Bonanza!

Monday 8th April 2013
Jeremy Keeling Book Signing & Tastings Day in the Monkey World Gift Shop!

Friday 29th March - Monday 1st April 2013
Easter Eggstravaganza

Monday 18th - Friday 22nd February 2013
Kid for a Quid!

20th - 23rd December 2012
Make a Christmas Present for the Primates with Santa!

17th November 2012
EAST Symposium
The Rehabilitation/Re-Introduction Puzzle: Synthesis of New Techniques

Saturday 27th October - Sunday 4th November 2012
Halloween Fun at Monkey World!

29th October 2012
Tastings Day in the Monkey World Gift Shop!

16th September 2012
Bungee Madness! - A Giant Leap for Ape Kind!      
Saturday 15th September 2012
The Great Big Sleepover
25th - 27th August 2012
Big Banana Bonanza!
1st - 2nd September 2012
EAST Awareness Day
Plus Kid for a Quid at Monkey World!
Click on the link for more details

6th August 2012
Tastings Day in the Monkey World Gift Shop!

   

14th July 2012
25th Anniversary Celebrations!
- Party in the Park!

SOLD OUT

13th - 14th July 2012
Jeremy's Monkey Ride 2012!
NOW COMPLETED!

 

11th July 2012
Movie Night at Monkey World

SOLD OUT!

   

11th July 2012
Jurassic Jaunts Walk for Jim Cronin Memorial Fund

9th July 2012
Jurassic Jaunts Walk for Jim Cronin Memorial Fund
7th July 2012
The Small Soggy Summer Sleepover!
Click here for photographs

23rd June 2012
Ian Mulry's 25hr Monkey Bike Challenge
NOW COMPLETED! CLICK FOR PHOTOS

2nd - 4th June 2012
Big Banana Bonanza!

26th - 28th May 2012
Big Banana Bonanza!

7th April 2012
Jim Cronin Memorial Fund Gala Dinner, Dance & Charity Auction 2012
Click here for photographs
6th - 9th April 2012
Easter Eggstravaganza!
2nd April 2012
Tastings Day in the Monkey World Gift Shop
17th March 2012
Jurassic Jaunts Walk for Jim Cronin Memorial Fund
20th - 23rd December 2011
Make a Christmas Present for the Primates!
31st October 2011
Halloween Fun at Monkey World!
10th September 2011
The Great Big September Sleepover
May & August Bank Holiday Weekends 2011
Big Banana Bonanza!
21st May 2011
The Great Big Sleepover

12th September 2010
Sponsored Bike Ride and Picnic in the Park

3rd July 2010
Jeremy Keeling's Book Signing
10th June 2010
Three-legged Race, World Record Attempt!
In association with National Family Week
3rd April 2010
Jim Cronin Memorial Fund Gala Dinner & Charity Auction
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13th September 2009
Bungee Madness!