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Akumal Monkey Sanctuary and Rescued Animals

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Camino Uxuxubi S/N, Akumal 77776, Mexico
01 52 984 1600272
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Must for the animal lovers out there!

It was awesome! My family of 4 (2 kids 9 and 5) just got back from our trip to Riviera Maya and our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mark Y
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Amazing experience

My partner wanted to do this trip and i wasnt all that bothered to start, but i am so glad i went... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kezwhit
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“love monkeys” (7 reviews)
“petting zoo” (8 reviews)
“guide alex” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Camino Uxuxubi S/N, Akumal 77776, Mexico
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01 52 984 1600272
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was awesome! My family of 4 (2 kids 9 and 5) just got back from our trip to Riviera Maya and our visit to the Akumal Monkey Sanctuary. For the animal lovers out there (especially Monkeys) this is a MUST. We had a tour...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner wanted to do this trip and i wasnt all that bothered to start, but i am so glad i went now it was such a amazing experience. The tour guide was very knowledgable and told you everything you needed to about all the...More

Thank kezwhit
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AkumalMS2017, Community manager at Akumal Monkey Sanctuary and Rescued Animals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear kezwhit! Thank you for visiting us and helping us with our animal care and rescue work, we are glad to know that you enjoyed your time with us so much. We hope to see you again, Best regards AMS!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had one of the best mornings- if not days- of my life visiting this magical place. I'm an animal fanatic, but even if you are just a fan, you will get very few chances in your life to interact with monkeys that aren't being...More

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AkumalMS2017, Community manager at Akumal Monkey Sanctuary and Rescued Animals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Beautufile! We love the enthusiasm with which you described your visit to the sanctuary, we love knowing that people committed to animal care fall in love with the work we do. We can only thank you for all the help you gave us by...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour, loved their mission and the interactive experience was great! I loved the slow pace we did not feel rushed and were able to enjoy the animals.

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AkumalMS2017, Community manager at Akumal Monkey Sanctuary and Rescued Animals, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Deat T3664VPwilliamg! Thank you for visiting and taking the time to let us know your experience, we can only thank all the support we receive from all those who come to know our mission. We hope to see you soon again! Best regards AMS!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a trip here whilst staying in Akumal Booked online and took a cab from the hotel. Cab was reasonable but it looks walkable. Our tour guide (can't remember his name 😟) was fantastic! Very knowledgeable, great English and cracked a few good jokes...More

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AkumalMS2017, Community manager at Akumal Monkey Sanctuary and Rescued Animals, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sllea! We love knowing that people committed to the care and welfare of animals enjoy so much knowing a little of the work we do with the animals rescued. Thanks for sharing your time getting to know Gonzo and Chicharo. We hope to see...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best tour for Family The local is amazing , the guide tour Jano Rocha, is the difference !! Very nice local , animals, nature , ATVs , for family program , I’m really recommend !

Thank leon c
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AkumalMS2017, Community manager at Akumal Monkey Sanctuary and Rescued Animals, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear leon c! We are happy that when you booked at VEA Adventure you have loved meeting Akumal Monkey Sanctuary & Rescued Animals. We will send your comments to Jano and hope you visit us again soon. Best regards!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went early in the morning for a tour, and were thrilled with the quality of the guide who was friendly, extremely knowledgeable, and willing and able to flip back and forth between Spanish and English (we were trying to use our Spanish as much...More

Thank Liz K
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AkumalMS2017, Community manager at Akumal Monkey Sanctuary and Rescued Animals, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Liz K! Thank you very much for taking the time to visit us and learn about our care and rescue work. It is very important for us that more people share the love we have with our work, Alvin and the gang send greetings....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Akumal Monkey Sanctuary and Quad bikes last week. Jano was our guide and his knowledge of the rescued animals was superb! The Quads were great but as a first timer it would have been good to have had the chance of a little try...More

Thank Andrea A
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AkumalMS2017, Community manager at Akumal Monkey Sanctuary and Rescued Animals, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Andrea A! Thank you for booking at VEA Trips & Tours since with each tour they do, they help us to continue with our work of animal care and rescue. We hope to see you soon. Regards AMS!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this tour! So much fun seeing the animals. We did the Cenote and ATV jungle ride! Loved every minute! Jano was a sweetheart, and a fabulous tour guide!

Thank kim8758
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AkumalMS2017, Community manager at Akumal Monkey Sanctuary and Rescued Animals, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear kim8758! We are pleased to know that Jano did a great job, that visiting VEA Trips & Tour was a great experience since it was so they were able to visit the sanctuary. We hope to see you soon. Best regards AMS!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited and did the ATV tour and absolutely loved it. The staff are fantastic and you can tell they really enjoy their jobs. First off was a tour around the sanctuary where we met many rescued monkeys, birds, zebras and other animals. They're all...More

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AkumalMS2017, Community manager at Akumal Monkey Sanctuary and Rescued Animals, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Beckim201613! We like to know that thanks to your visit you could see the work we did in the sanctuary, for us it is very important that more people know the great work of rescue and animal care. We hope you visit us again...More

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Response from T3664VPwilliamg | Reviewed this property |
I would check your email. I did not use paypal. When I purchased tickets, they asked for my email. If you do not get tickets emails within 24 hrs I would contact them directly with your paypal confirmation of payment... More
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No you can’t, been today Either buy a usb at $60 reduced to $50 if you say no or $20 a photo Already expensive as it is to get in, personally it makes no sense to outprice the pics as you lose immediate business and I... More
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Response from Paola M | Reviewed this property |
Only in their gift shop area but then they ask you to leave all valuables and cell phones in a locker that they provide for free.
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