Sunday, January 18, 2015

Monkey Jungle

Today's garden destination is a little bit different.  It's Monkey Jungle, located in Miami, Florida.  This is a place where monkeys run free, and humans are enclosed in walkways.  There are over 400 primates here, most running free on nearly 30 acres. There are a total of 30 species represented, including gibbons, guenons, and spider monkeys.  Besides the monkeys (and you will see them - a troop of Java monkeys will greet you immediately!) , visitors can expect to see Amazonian rain forests and South American plants.

Monkey Jungle is open daily from 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM.  Cost of admission for adults is $29.95, and for children, $23.95.


  1. Expensive, but that's a great place for the primates. I wonder if they laugh at the humans behind the fence?

  2. Oh that would be so amazing to see. The photos I could take!

    1. You are a great photographer, so I'm sure you'd have a wonderful time taking pictures there. If you ever go, I'd love to see the pictures you take!

  3. Sounds like it would be an interesting place to visit.

  4. just the name Monkey Jungle made me smile. I like the idea that we humans are enclosed - that's the way to go. Sounds like a very fun place