Akumal: Akumal Monkey Sanctuary Tour

4.4 / 5

27 reviews

Activity provider: Akumal Monkey Sanctuary

Akumal: Akumal Monkey Sanctuary Tour

Activity provider: Akumal Monkey Sanctuary

From US$ 66.34 per person

Visit a monkey sanctuary in the jungle with a knowledgeable guide and learn all about how the animals ended up here and what kind of care they need.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible


  • Get up close and personal with friendly monkeys
  • Learn about rescued animals and endangered species
  • Walk through the lush jungle with a knowledgeable guide
Full description

Enjoy a fun and educational day out to a monkey sanctuary near Playa del Carmen, the only of its kind in Mexico that is authorized to operate an educational bonding program with primates. Spend the day exploring the sanctuary and its grounds, located in a tropical jungle.

In the company of an experienced guide, meet over 200 animals including monkeys, that were orphaned, injured, abused, or unwanted pets. Learn more about the needs of each animal and their personal history and get educated on the existential threats to their ecosystem and communities.

  • Entrance fee
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Tips
  • Photos
  • Souvenirs

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Insect repellent

Know before you go

  • This tour involves a substantial amount of walking through the jungle
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 27 reviews

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It was fantastic to see how they are so committed to the animals. I do find it a pity that everyone has to hand over their mobile phone the moment we enter the monkeys, and then are not allowed to take nice pictures. You can then buy the photos at high prices. The entrance is already expensive enough, it is a pity that you are not allowed to take a photo yourself. For the rest you were allowed to take pictures of everything. The animals are fine! it's nice to see

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September 21, 2022

Fantastic :) The animals and the staff really work with a lot of heart and soul here. Of course it is ultimately a zoo with a photo attraction, but it was a lot of fun and the cenote is also excellent. Transportation is also available for $10 round trip. In short: definitely book

May 7, 2022

We had been there with our little daughter (1.5 years old) and drove there with a rental car. It is very well signposted and can be found accordingly. The tour was great, our daughter loved the monkeys and other animals. The guide explained to us where the animals come from and what they have experienced. Every employee warmly walks around with the animals, cleaning is also done during opening hours. We are accompanied by a photographer who took photos of us with the animals. A great day out for the whole family that only takes a few hours.

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April 7, 2022

Product ID: 366050