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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

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As featured in 3 Days in Ubud and 8 other guides
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Address: Ubud 80571, Indonesia
Phone Number:
+62 361 971304
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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Forest feel with monkey on your shoulder .

Its a good jungle walk with monkeys all around you walking around as fteevss you are. Nice to enjoy their company. Some good old flora n fauna. You will enjoy if you like... read more

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Meerut, India
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Crested Butte, Colorado
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pretty forest setting filled with monkeys. This places was packed with tourists, hard to move through masses of people taking selfies and feeding the animals. Some of the monkeys were aggressive. One tried to bite without any threat from me. Others liked to steal things, saw two people lose sunglasses and another few lost hats. Was ok to visit once,... More 

Thank Shannon L
Meerut, India
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4 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its a good jungle walk with monkeys all around you walking around as fteevss you are. Nice to enjoy their company. Some good old flora n fauna. You will enjoy if you like forestic views

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Milton, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I visited this interesting location in our Ubud visit. The monkeys run wild all over the place, and if you have food to give them, they will climb all over you. There are lots of babies, cute little guys. If you do not have food, they will not bother with you so there is no problem with... More 

Thank Fred G
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

An amazing setting and not just fantastic monkeys to see but little hidden away areas where you might expect to find Indianna Jones! Just be really careful with you bag. We were in there for less than 5 minutes before a very naughty monkey had unzipped a pocket on my husband's rucksack and took his water bottle. I don't mind... More 

Thank nibblers2016
Fredericksburg, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I would not miss the monkey park, particularly if you have never seen a monkey out of a cage. You'll get great photos. However, just as my husband was reading the rules -- "Don't look them in the eye or scream if they jump on you" -- a monkey jumped on his shoulder. My husband forget every rule and screamed... More 

Thank DrDee63
United states
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great place to go with the family too, try not to bring a lot of thing bc monkeys like to take your staff. Nice jungle and very exotic. Nice 3 Indu temples. Follow the map you will walk and see a big old tree with a bridge. Go early morning less tourist.

Thank ritafromcr
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13 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The monkeys are pretty funny. There are so many of them. Definitely worth it to walk through the forest and see the monkeys interact up close.. they each have their own personality. You can probably only spend 1 hour there. It's a pretty busy, hot and smelly place! But really cool! The monkeys are wild though, dont forget that, they... More 

Thank Brianna S
Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are afraid of monkey, you shouldnt visit the Monkey Forest. The monkeys are everywhere and they like to steal things. So if you visit, dont take anything with you. I saw a monkey stealing a flipflop from a woman :) if they stole something from you, you need to pay the guarda to get it for you. But... More 

Thank petzi89
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a mummy monkey on my shoulder with a baby underneath eating bananas, which was very cute....however, another one decided he was so comfy he grabbed 3 of my bananas and proceeded to relieve himself down my back! Secure all bags, earrings, phones and food with locks as I had to rescue one guy from a cheeky young monkey unzipping... More 

Thank Doug T
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

All the monkeys roam around free and there's so many babies!! So adorable! We got told they are aggressive if you look them in the eyes, but they were so pleasant. Obviously don't aggravate them. So cute!! I could've stayed all day to watch them!

Thank TashTasticNZ

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