Swing by Monkey Haven this half term and fall in love with the rescued monkeys, owls, meerkats and other exotic animals at this award-winning santuary! (open 10am - 4pm).


Listen to rescue stories that will warm your heart, daily keeper talks that focus on all the forms of love, from romances, bromances and life long companions. You can even hear all about the cheeky Djimmy and his ever lasting love for a squeaky toy pig! 

  • Enjoy tasty treats and love shakes in the Xhabu's Tea Room.
  • Go crazy in one of two fantastic play areas 'Cheeky Monkeys' and ' Funky Monkeys' that the kids will love.
  • The Isle of Wight Bat Hospital will be flying in to the Haven on the 20th February for one of their very popular visits. 
  • Get excited to meet the latest arrival, an adorable baby capuchin - and during Love Week there will be a competition to help choose a name for this special little monkey. 
  • A free return to the Monkey Haven in 7 days
  • Free WiFi
  • Full Disables access
  • All proceeds from your visit will help support the animals you'll meet

14 - 24 February 2019 (10:00 - 16:00)

Save 25% off Ferry Travel to Love Week at Monkey Haven!

Getting to Monky Haven is easy from Southampton with Red Funnel.

By car - catch the car ferry to East Cowes and then head south on Dover Road.  Take the A3054, turn right onto Park Road, then right to Staplers Road and you're there. It will take about 11 minutes.

On foot - catch the Red Jet to West Cowes. From here, Southern Vectis operate frequent buses (service 1) to Newport where you can change at the bus station for Ryde (service 9) which will stop just outside Monkey Haven. Taxis are also available outside the West Cowes Red Jet terminal. For car hire, we recommend Enterprise - they will pick you-up from the Red Jet if you tell them your arrival time.

Love Week (Monkey Haven) tickets must be purchased in conjunction with a booking for a vehicle or foot passenger(s) on Red FunnelĀ“s Southampton/East Cowes route. Event tickets are non-refundable and must be used 7 days either side of the date entered. Additional charges (payable on admission) may apply to access special events and certain rides or activities. Standard terms and conditions of entry apply; please refer to the attraction for details.

The discounted ferry crossings are only available whilst the Love Week event is open (14-24 Feb 2019). 25% ferry discount available when booked alongside Monkey Haven tickets. To obtain the ferry discount a minimum of either a group ticket or 2 x individuals or 2 x seniors must be purchased. Additional tickets may be added to your shopping basket. Valid for return vehicle travel from Southampton. Valid for up to 7 people in a car or small van up to 5.5m length/2m height. Subject to availability. New bookings only. Not available in conjunction with any other offer or discount. Please check opening dates and times before booking.

Monkey Haven admission tickets

  • Feel the love with Monkey Haven this half term
  • Get close to lovable monkeys and cheeky meerkats
  • Listen to rescue stories that will warm your heart. 
  • Daily keeper talks about all the romances, bromances and lasting happiness at Monkey Haven. 

14 February to 24 February 2019

Open from 10:00 to 16:00 (tickets are valid for one use)

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