Three horses that used to pull carts filled with firewood for a Kurland township resident, near Plettenberg Bay, are fondly referred to as the Monkeyland horses because they have lived on the sanctuary property for many years – by choice.
Monkeyland near Plettenberg Bay is the world's first free-roaming primate sanctuary. The sanctuary provides previously caged animals with a natural environment in which to roam freely and is home to species including capuchin, saki, howler and squirrel monkeys; lemurs, langurs and gibbons. Visitors to the sanctuary can view the primates in their forest homes from the 128-metre suspended canopy walk.
July The TravelGround Content Team visited Monkeyland in The Crags, Plettenberg Bay. We enjoyed a guided walk through the forest and met all sorts of primates, from ringtailed lemurs, to the rare Spectacled Langur monkey!