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
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Primate Adoptions


Please note that if you are arranging an adoption pack as a Christmas present please ensure the start date is 25/12/18. If you put an earlier date the recipient may receive the winter chronicle before they receive the gift.

Christmas adoptions will be sent out around the 1st week of December unless the adoption is being sent direct to the adoptive parent when they will be sent out a little later to arrive in time for Christmas.



The last guaranteed posting dates from Monkey World for gifts and adoptions will be as follows:-

Friday, 7 December for Non-EU countries
Friday, 14 December for Standard and Tracked Mail to EU countries
Tuesday, 18 December for Tracked Mail, 1st and 2nd class
Thursday, 20 December for Special Delivery

Orders for Adoptions and from the Gift Shop will not be despatched between Monday, 24 December 2018 and Tuesday, 1 January 2018 inclusive


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Adoption packs include:
  • Entry to the Park for one year with your adoption members entry pass.
  • A photograph of your chosen primate.
  • An adoption certificate.
  • The 'Ape Rescue Chronicle', our newsletter magazine, which is published 3 times a year.
  • The opportunity to take part in exclusive 'Adoptive Parent Only Events', such as 'The Great Big Sleepover'!
The primate adoption scheme enables us to create additional reserves and a safe haven for the many primates whose lives are still in danger around the world.  Monkey World is a 65 acre sanctuary with over 250 primates. We are a philanthropic organisation who, with the support of the public, can rescue and rehabilitate primates from all over the world.  Your adoption/donation money goes into a 100% fund, which is used solely for the rescue and rehabilitation of primates.  We are not a registered charity.


Child (15 years and under): £25
Senior Citizen (65 years +): £25
Adult: £35
Single Parent Family (1 adult and 2 children): £65
Family (2 adults and 2 children): £90
School/Group/Playschool (Ofsted reg. no. required): £150 (min) includes 1 entry, 30 max.

Youth Group (Under 16 yrs old, i.e. Scouts, Guides etc.): £200 (min) includes 1 entry, 30 max.
All Other Groups: £250

Please note: The postage charge for all adoptions starts from £1.75. This covers the cost of sending your newsletters and any additional supporters information during the year’s membership. Post is not sent out at the weekend.


Click here to Adopt a Primate online now

Click here to Renew your Primate Adoption