A very popular family outing near Somerset West is Monkey Town Primate Centre. This wildlife centre for monkeys and apes has more than 230 animals and 28 different exotic species including Tammy, Ruby, and Sunny, their famous chimp sisters.
There are also koi ponds, many bird species and small antelope on the premises. You can also spend the day at the monkey jungle fun park with its eye-catching rock swimming pool, trampoline and play park with braai facilities. They have a bush pub with a restaurant serving light meals and refreshments. It’s the perfect family outing – outdoors, surrounded by nature and the primates who call it home! Monkey town offers guided tours, feeding time talks, interaction with tame monkeys under the supervision of a guide and a special education programme.
Tel: +27 (0)21 858 1060
Address: Mondeor Road, Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa