Frequently Asked Questions

When do you think you will open?

It is difficult to say when.  I cannot give an exact date yet, but we hope to be open late in December 2017.  If not by the end of 2017, we will most definately be open by Easter 2018.

I work in tourism. May I come and visit prior to the official opening, e.g. early December 2017, to see what the sanctuary is about?

Yes you may visit prior to opening, and you are welcome to do so, but these visits are regulated by Lara, please contact her via email to make an appointment. You can also contact her telephonically 0829795683.

Where is MonkeylandKZN situated?

MonkeylandKZN is situated in the Ballito region of KwaZulu Natal, about 17km from the King Shaka International Airport.

What species of primates will live there?

Capuchin Monkeys, Black-and-white-Ruffed Lemurs, Ringtail Lemurs, Gibbons, Squirrel Monkeys and Howler Monkeys (to start with).

Will you breed with the primates who live there?

No we will not breed at all.  All the male primates released into the MonkeylandKZN forest will have vasectomies.

Can I hold, touch or feed the primates at MonkeylandKZN?

No you cannot. As with all of the SAASA sanctuaries, we have a strict hands-off policy.  Touching and petting monkeys is a form of harrasment. Follow the hashtag #HandsOffOurWildlife

What else will there be to do at MonkeylandKZN?

Other than monkey safaris we will have a restaurant with an elaborate child-freindly playground, an ethic tribal craft market (with 22+ stalls), a quaint authentic Zulu tribal village, a curio store and a state of the art environmental theatre.