Frequently asked questions – FAQ

How to find us?

The Happy Donkeys Sanctuary is located near Caldas de Monchique in the Algarve, Portugal. Please check our Contact page for a detailed description and GPS coordinates.


How much does it cost?

We offer five different donkey tours, from 1 hour to a whole day. Prices depend on the number of adults and children (and their age) in your group and the walk you choose. Please check our price overview for details.


How do I book a donkey walk?

Please use the form on our contact page to book a donkey tour.


How do I pay for the donkey walk?

All donkey tours are payable in cash (Euro) only.


Can I Do a donkey walk on my own if I pay for two?

Yes, you are welcome.


What happens, if I have to cancel the donkey walk I booked?

Please let us know as early as possible, if you have to cancel your donkey tour. However, if you cancel at the last minute, we would appreciate a small donation.


When are the donkey walks available?

Our unique donkey walks are available daily all year round.


Can I bring my children?

Yes, all our tours are suitable for children, but please keep in mind that only the 1 hour walk is suitable for children under the age of 5.


How many donkeys are part of the walk?

On all of our tours the whole donkey family joins in. So you will be accompanied by no less than 5 donkeys.


Can I ride the donkeys?

We want the donkeys to be comfortable at all times, this is why we only let children ride on their back. To ensure your child's safety we ha have a special saddle.


Can I bring my dog?

Yes, all animals are welcome.


Which languages do you speak?

At Happy Donkeys we are multilingual. Walks are available in German, English, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese.