Nanwan Monkey Island, Lingshui County

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Take China’s longest over-water cable car ride and arrive at Nanwan Monkey Island. The ride spans 2,138 m (7,014 ft) and will take you to the natural reserve for macaque monkeys. Around 2,000 monkeys live in the reserve, making it China’s largest area for raising and training monkeys. See the animals walking freely around the island and interact with them, or watch one of the shows with trained monkeys. Take care of your belongings, since monkeys tend to steal them to get food. Plan to visit Nanwan Monkey Island and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Lingshui County attractions using our Lingshui County trip builder tool .
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  • We will have been finally on the island to the monkeys to not see that the village of fishermen. Access to the cable car is abominably long! 1:30 waiting for 2 min from crossing. Only interest, the overview of the superb floating fishing village. We therefore returned once the cable car finished: farewell the monkeys and Hello the typical village. Results: we found a really awesome and authentic fish restaurant. Unfortunately, I can't give the name but he must hang out off the beaten path to find this restaurant. And it's great! Bravo and thank you
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  • This place is not worth it to go there. Guide a program simply by the WOW! In fact-fiiii. Lift did not work, had to swim to the boat. Nature is very beautiful. Monkey aggressive met here before eye blink-you got something out of hand or haul bag, and then pounce. The resort if the place with more loyal monkeys.
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  • Chained monkeys forced to perform, fearful of their trainer. Negative reinforcement training. Don't support animal cruelty. Commercial, need to pay to take photos. Loud speakers everywhere. If there w...  more »

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