Call us today on Telephone: +44 (0) 1639 730276


We are open year round, but closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Daily opening times: 10:30am to 5pm, last entry is 3pm.

Please note: In extreme weather conditions we reserve the right to close.

For Health and Safety reasons children aged 18 or under must be accompanied by a responsible person aged 18 or over at all times.

Wales Ape & Monkey Sanctuary is located on a hillside so we recommend that visitors wear comfortable footwear.

Dogs are not permitted into Wales Ape & Monkey Sanctuary as they can cause stress to some of our animals.

For the safety of other visitors and our animals, we reserve the right to refuse admission to any visitors under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  

Opening Hours Please Note Visitor Information

Wales Ape & Monkey Sanctuary is open seven days a week to visitors.

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Day Ticket


Juniors (age 3 to 14 years) (Children under 3 years are free)

Senior Citizens

Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 children)

Family Ticket (2 adults & 3 children)

Registered Disabled Adults  (with card)


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Admission Prices & Tickets

All admission charges are used for feeding and caring for the animals who are, as stated in the articles, the sole beneficiaries of this Charity.

Ice Cream and cold drinks available.

The shop also has a selection of souvenirs and gifts. There is something for everyone, from cuddly animals to cookware, electronics, music, including our Vintage Clothing section and a great selection of reading matter.

If you are visiting us please bring along anything that you think will help us to raise funds for the care of our animals, or simply post it to us.

All of the funds raised in the charity shop go towards feeding and providing care for our animals.

We are very grateful for every item contributed and extend our thanks to all our supporters.

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“No need to book to Visit” Looking forward  to meeting you! TICKET PRICES Meet & Greet Prices & Information

All Meet & Greet vouchers are for age 10+ years but children aged 10 – 13 will need to be accompanied by an adult so will need 2 vouchers.

Age 14+ can buy just 1 but cannot be responsible for a child aged 10 - 13. Remember, these are dangerous wild animals.

Duration for all is 30 mins

Maximum of 2 people.


Meet the chimps! You will accompany the head keeper to the chimp enclosures. You will get to give the chimps their favourite scatter mix of dried fruit & nuts & even give them a drink if they want. There will only be mesh between you! You’ll get the chance to learn so much about our chimps or even why Nakima wears a purple blanket! To be so close to a Great Ape is an opportunity of a lifetime & a memory to cherish forever.

I person £90 or 2 people £165.

Spider Monkeys

You will accompany the head keeper to the Spider Monkey enclosure where you will meet JonJon & Lille. You’ll get to give them their favourite scatter mix & learn about all things spider monkey & how they came to be living at the sanctuary.

1 person £40 or 2 people £60.


You’ll go & meet Dexter & Co accompanied by our head keeper. You will give them their favourite scatter mix or even a hard boiled egg-if available. Learn all about our capuchins & how we came to rescue them.

1 person £40 or 2 people £60.


Meet our comical meerkats! You’ll go inside their enclosure with our head keeper. You will be able to give them their favourite bugs &/or even a day old chick. Learn about our meerkats & their rescue story.

1 person £40 or 2 people £60.

Serval Cat

Accompanied by our head keeper, You will use tongs to feed Urus his daily chick/ quail. Learn all about how he came to live at the sanctuary & just why Servals should never be pets.

1 person £40 or 2 people £60.

Further Information

Due to the layout of the sanctuary, the terrain & entrances to the animal enclosures, the M&G may not be suitable for everyone. Please call before booking to discuss.

Vouchers are valid for 12 months. No refunds. We are running the M&G from January 2024, Monday – Saturday at two different times, 11.30am or 2.30pm. Book your date early to avoid being disappointed.

Vouchers include entry in to the sanctuary on the day of M&G.

For the chimps & monkeys, you will need to wear a face mask or shield (we can provide masks). The apes & monkeys can all catch colds/ coughs & covid. We still need to protect them. Face coverings are non-negotiable, if you cannot wear one, please do not book.

Please bear in mind that the M&G’s may include handling nuts.

We reserve the right to cancel or amend your chosen date due to unforeseen circumstances for example, animal illness/ storm etc.

The Meet & Greet’s are only available to purchase by calling the sanctuary on 01639 730276.