Bali Ubud Monkey Forest

Bali Ubud Monkey Forest

Bali Ubud Monkey Forest is a nature reserve temple complex in Ubud Bali. Its full name as written on a welcome sign is the Padangtegal Mandala Wisata Wanara Wana Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. The complex houses approximately 340 (Macaca fascicularis) monkeys (32 adult males, 19 male sub-adult, 77 adult females, 122 juvenile and 54 infants).Crab-eating Macaque
Bali Ubud Monkey Forest is a small rain forest dwelt by some groups of monkeys and other tropical animals.

It is strategically located in the heart of Ubud Village. Monkey Forests in the Balinese language called Wanara Wana are spread out on the island and Ubud Monkey Forest itself owns very important function of the continuity of the monkey habitat in Bali. Meanwhile, the local community owns an important role to keep this forest naturally in order for all wild animals able to live smoothly.

Location Bali Ubud Monkey Forest

The sacred sanctuary of Monkey Forest is located on the southern border of Ubud town around 3 km south of central town with a leading road also with the name of monkey forest. The site can be reached by many sides besides from central town of Ubud, from the eastern corner of Ubud and from the southern area of Ubud. The distance from Kuta is around 55 km, from Sanur around 40 km, and from the Nusa Dua area around 65 km.