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Apenheul

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Address: Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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Lovely Day out with the Relatives - Furry and Otherwise!

Visited Apenheul in the morning of 3rd May as our flight home was 7.00 pm and we were staying in Apeldoorn and this was ideal as we could spend a few hours here before getting the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Apenheul in the morning of 3rd May as our flight home was 7.00 pm and we were staying in Apeldoorn and this was ideal as we could spend a few hours here before getting the train to Schipol in the afternoon as it is around an hour by train. This was my second trip here as first time was... More 

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Mailhac
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286 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited with our grandchildren who are aged between 6 and 11. They really enjoyed the visit and couldn't stop talking about it for days! I was loth to rain on their enthusiasm, but I have travelled and worked in the Amazon jungle, The borneo rain forests and also the african forests and therefore have many years experience of these... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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51 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tired of seeing animals in distressing environments? Me too but here the monkeys roam free in beautiful surroundings. I was lucky enough to have a little one jump on my lap and crawl up onto my shoulder.

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Keswick, ON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited from Canada and this park was on my to do list. The zoos in Canada are nothing like this. Loved seeing the animals running around loose, if they choose to interact with humans they can, but the humans have to stay on the walkways. Beautiful grounds with a number of places to sit and watch. At the front... More 

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

A very nice nature parc to visit with friends or family. Placed in a beautiful Dutch forest. But also a very good location for business events!

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Wilp, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

great fun for the little ones and a lot species to encounter here in the Apenheul we love it visiting once a year.

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

A park in the middle of the Veluwe. It's surrounded by heath and woodlands. Parking is very easy and even the walkway to the park is an attraction. As to quote from their website: In the sixties, Wim Mager, a photographer from Rotterdam, had two tamarins. At the time it was legal to buy monkeys at a pet shop. What... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

An easy-going monkey-zoo, because several animals are allowed to walk, sit, jump, climb and swing close to visitors. One shouldn’t try to pet them by the way: they look friendly but could bite your hand. There are many species, young and old. It’s nice to be able to see the animals in their day-to-day life from so close and spot... More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was a pleasant experience. You see lots of exhibits and very informative. Plan for 3 or more hours to get a good idea of the exhibits and grounds. There is a lot of walking, but a map is provide. Lots of monkeys to see. Some are roaming around the area, so it is nice to see that. I recommend... More 

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

A good day out for young and old. Lots of different kind of apes in a pretty good, natural environment. The large primates e.g. gorillas, Orangutangs and Bonobos live in colonies at a safe, but observable distance; in parts the smaller deaths-head monkeys run free amongst the visitors. It get's pretty crowded during the main school vacations - especially if... More 

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