Top 10 attractions in Hainan, China

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   Monkey Island

Monkey Island, one of the 'Top 10 must-see attractions in Hainan' by China.org.cn.

 Monkey Island is a state-protected and only nature reserve for macaque monkeys in the world.



Located on the Nanwan peninsula, 14 kilometers south of Lingshui County, Monkey Island is a state-protected and only nature reserve for macaque monkeys in the world. Established in 1965, the island has become a popular tourist destination. More than 400 kinds of plants and fruits, 100 animals and numerous grottos make the island a perfect paradise for monkeys. It is now home to approximately 2,500 monkeys among 21 species. It also has the longest over-water cable car in China, spanning 2,138 meters, providing convenient transportation to the island. Free guides advise visitors how to play with the monkeys and experience the harmony between humans and nature.

Admission: 138 yuan

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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