Nanwan Monkey Island
Introduction to Nanwan Monkey Island (南湾猴岛)
Situated south of Lingshui County, 1 hour driving from Sanya, Nanwan Monkey Island is the only tropical island-type nature reserve for macaques in China. The island boasts of so many special sites, such as the 2138-meter longest transoceanic ropeway in China, the charming coconut palms, the enchanting sand beach, and the unique fishing rafts by the bank, as well as being the monkeys' paradise. The island is one of the best things to do in Sanya.
Xincun Town, Lingshui County, Hainan Island
29 macaque groups and over 2,000 macaques, natural bathing beach, lush forests, colorful coral reef systerms
Opening Hours: 8:00AM~5:00PM
Admission Fee: 163 Yuan (tram rail included)
Visiting Time: 2~4 hours
Best Time to Visit: end of October to February
Take Lingshui-Xincun Special Line from Lingshui County to get off at terminal and walk for about 300 meters to the tram rail of Monkey Island, cost 5 Yuan.
1. Avoid wearing red in case of being greeted with envy and attack by female monkeys.
2. Don't be scared and screaming if a monkey jump onto your shoulder, you just need to spread out your hands to show no food left.
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