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Tulum Monkey Sanctuary

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Beautiful piece of History..

Tulum ruins are an interesting sample of the Mayan diversity. They were polytheist, and their... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
New York City, New York
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Love love love!!!!

Love this place! The guide was super friendly and very knowledgeable about all of the animals... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Hamilton, Canada
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The Tulum Monkey Sanctuary was closed on October 13, 2014 due to the death of the owner of the property. Thank you for your support. The Tulum Monkey Sanctuary is a privately owned 60 acre ranch. On the ranch we have 15 rescued Spider Monkeys that...more
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Km 6 Coba Road | Direclty in front of Rancho Santa Cruz, Tulum, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Tulum ruins are an interesting sample of the Mayan diversity. They were polytheist, and their building reflect their beliefs. I like their ample settings and how their main buildings face the sea.. They used colors to decorate their buildings, Red was predominant. The colonization brought...More

1  Thank maylent
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Love this place! The guide was super friendly and very knowledgeable about all of the animals. From there we rode ATVs to an amazing cenote where we had a refreshing swim. Best excursion by far....just wear lots of bug spray, mosquitoes were crazy!!!!

1  Thank ericsaluckyguy
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Very pleasant visit. Guides were very informative. Close up interaction with live animals. We had a good time.

1  Thank SayangMBelanda
Reviewed 20 March 2018

They rehabilitate exotic pets and injured wildlife. They habitats were clean and large. The animals were well cared for and the guides explained how they arrived. Some monkeys had their tails removed by pet owners who wanted them to be less mobile. Some monkeys hands...More

3  Thank jabrown2016
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The whole sanctuary was great. The little squirrel monkeys captured our hearts. They sat on us, looked us in the eye and were so gentle. Great experience. The birds are beautiful and tame. Fed the little goats - so cute. Wonderful experience.

2  Thank sparkee2017
Reviewed 19 February 2018

My grand kids really enjoyed this visit. I think the pictures they have for you to buy are a little high

Thank Cowgirl6505
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I appreciate the effort and passion that the rangers put into this project. I can't remember if it's maintained already by two or three generations but you can see that these people live for this reserve. It was a nice surprise when our ranger started...More

Thank Sandro C
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We had a highly entertaining, interactive visit with the monkeys, Put us in a wonderful mood, great guides.

1  Thank Terbergen
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The animals were in horrible conditions. The staff was unprofessional. Do not support this exploitation of animals. This establishment is out of control.

6  Thank Sara J
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Loved our experience there, very cozy and intimate, small group for the tour allowed us plenty of time to ask questions and get a good look around. Bring a bathing suit to take a swim in the cenote before leaving.

Thank michelle g
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27 November 2016|
Response from Lisa T |
The Akumal Sanctuary is $65/person. Tour lasted about 2 1/2 hours. I was just there today. It is a monkey sanctuary but they dont turn away other animals needing rescue, ie Mccaws, zebras, lemurs, etc. They are doing a... More
Terri D
12 November 2016|
Response from Lisa T |
No, the Tulum Sanctuary is no longer operating. People are either reviewing the Akumal Monkey Sanctuary or Jungle Place. I spent the entire week trying to see monkeys while in the Riviera Maya and finally fell upon the... More