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Sangeh Monkey Forest

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Pala Sangeh forest inhabited by gray long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) numbering approximately 600 tails, and where they would not be separated from faith communities that consider themselves incarnation Warrior Princess who changed his...more
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Desa Adat Sangeh, Kecamatan Abiansemal, Kabupaten Badung | Abiansemal, Sangeh 80353, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This forest is one of the best monkey forest in Bali. It is located out side of Ubud area, the monkey that live in thus forest are very friendly. The local are also very kind who always help/keep save the visitor during the time with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This is our first time here, but not at all the last. A wonderful hidden paradise you must not miss! Here is so quiet and peaceful and beautiful nature. The pala tress are fantastic to see and also give shadow. You can see the Hindu...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank holmjohansenbritt
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

So, we went to the Monkey forest while visiting Ubud and it was amazing. Yes, I know some people cry over the internet that those monkeys are vicious little animals and they steal and bite you, but remember one thing...they are WILD animals God dammit....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eleinya
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We arrived mid morning there were few tourists around. The forest is relatively flat with a few stairs to access pathways. I was apprehensive as I did not want the monkeys to climb on me. Our driver walked with us and told us to keep...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This forest is absolutely amazing and we found it much better than the one in Ubud. It’s not packed with tourists, monkeys are pretty friendly and you can feed them. The place itself is charming, relaxing and definitely worth visiting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TetianaD6
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

If you want to see Calm, happy, playful monkeys 🐒 come to this Forest! Apparently not too many people visit this forest because the other one is in the middle of Ubud, but here the monkeys are friendly and there are no warnings needed for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

We travelled here as a stop off on a tour. we were all excited about the monkeys but had read previous reviews about Ubud and aluwaka so knew not to wear sunnies / take anything which could be taken. When we arrived our taxi man...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Great monkey forest experience however! Upon arrival a gentleman in a green uniform tshirt approached us as we were entering, at first we thought he was one of the staff..He asked me to remove my earrings and gave the impression to us that he was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

they coming to you with smile and being nice taking pic of you and monkey with your phone, then suddenly they start taking a pic with THIER camera and TELL you to buy them (1 for 50000). there are no fruits trees and branches are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bagusbali-tky
Winatabarijin, Manajer Hubungan Tamu at Sangeh Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Is this really your review of Sangeh? I am sorry for your bad experience. Yes, we have local photographers, but there is no obligation to buy. We don't cut down trees, when it falls down by the wind or when it rains, of course we...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

God places,cute monkey,,the kid was so happy,but we are cant touch the monkey,if you wanna take a picture with the monkey you must to carefull,sometimes the monkey like a wild!but that is awesome day with the nature of the tree.. ❤,you must to come in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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10 July 2017|
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Response from Winatabarijin | Property representative |
The tree in Sangeh is a homogeneous forest. The nutmeg tree. Cheaper entrance fee. Not many stairs Not many tourists Tame monkeys There are guides outside and inside the forest, so it's safer There is a photographer who... More
Margaret B
6 December 2015|
Response from Winatabarijin | Property representative |
1 hour and 20 minutes from Benoa Cruise line by car.