GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics locations for every piece of tiled art

GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics

GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics have been attached to walls across Los Santos and Blaine County by a mysterious Banksy-esque artist, and their guerrilla artwork obviously has a simian inspiration running through it. There are 50 of these cheeky chimps hiding in tile form, and if you can photograph them all then there are several rewards on offer – a few 'special' Space Monkey outfits for Trevor, plus a bonus mission that leads to you adding the exclusive Dinka Go Go Monkey Blista car to one of your garages.

To begin locating all of these installations you need to finish the Complications mission with Franklin, which will earn you a text from Lamar telling you about artwork that has been appearing around town. You'll be able to 'collect' these displays in GTA 5 by taking pictures of them with your phone. Once you've snapped all 50 you'll unlock some Space Monkey clothes for Trevor, and make the final task available which unlocks the special Dinka Go Go Monkey Blista vehicle. We've got every GTA 5 Monkey Mosaic for you below, so you can track them all down and earn those rewards.

1: Paleto Bay

On the back of the building opposite the Hen House property, at ground level.

2: Paleto Bay

GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics

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GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics

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Around the back of Pop’s Pills, at roof level.

3: Grapeseed

On the back of a warehouse opposite the gas station, at roof level.

4: Grapeseed

Behind the supermarket, on the rear wall opposite stacks of pallets.

5: Humane Labs And Research

At the entrance to the facility, on the outside of a pillar.

6: Grand Senora Desert

On a wall by the water tower in Thomson Aviation Scrapyard - watch out for aggressive locals/guard dogs in this area.

7: Sandy Shores

GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics

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GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics

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On the back of a graffitied garage behind O’Sheas Barbers Shop.

8: Sandy Shores

Upstairs at the abandoned Motel, inside the corner room to the west.

9: Alamo Sea

Inside a wrecked Auto Service garage - look through the boarded-up doorway into the closed room, it may take a few attempts to get the angle right.

10: Grand Senora Desert

Around the back of an agricultural plant, at ground level.

11: Grand Senora Desert

Around the back of the Animal Ark store, between stacks of wooden pallets.

12: Zancudo River

Behind the Discount Store, at roof level.

13: North Chumash

On one of the support pillars under the southwest end of the bridge.

14: Vinewood Hills

On a side wall on the roof of the Galileo Observatory.

15: Rockford Hills

On an outside wall of the Cottage Park building.

16: Richman

Down the steps of the UCLA building opposite the running track.

17: Pacific Bluffs

Around the back of the church, at ground level behind a tree.

18: Pacific Bluffs/Bay City Incline

Along the side of the long set of stairs leading to the pedestrian bridge.

19: Pacific Ocean

At the fair end of Del Perro Pier, on the side of a bench.

20: San Andreas/Sandcastle Way

GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics

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GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics

(Image credit: Rockstar Games)

On the wall of Al Dente’s Italian Restaurant, at roof level.

21: Del Perro

By the stairs leading down to the subway.

22: Morningwood

On the back of the large sign above Woody's Autos.

23: Rockford Hills

By the armrest on a stone bench next to the fountain.

24: Rockford Hills

On the side of one of the wall supports next to the freeway.

25: Burton

On a wall above the Cherry Popper Ice-cream Company - access by climbing the ladder behind the Little Teapot Tea %26 Coffee House down the street.

26: West Vinewood

Above the windows under the awning of the Hardcore Comic Store. Have a chat with Impotent Rage while you're here!

27: Downtown Vinewood

On a side wall of Bishop's WTF?! directly above The 'C'* Bomb.

28: Downtown Vinewood

On the side of Mono A Mono, behind a bollard.

29: Downtown Vinewood

On a low roof behind the Vinewood Plaza Hotel - climb up the ladder to access then look behind the air vents.

30: Tatavian Mountains

On the back of the 24/7 store, in the alleyway between the building and the freeway.

31: Murrieta Heights

Next to a graffitied wall, on the side road below the freeway.

32: Mirror Park

On the end of the public restroom building in the park.

33: La Mesa

On the side of a train car under the freeway.

34: Vinewood

Under the overpass by the freeway, behind a homeless shelter.

35: Pillbox Hill

Behind a planter in an alcove - stand on top of a vehicle to get the whole mosaic in shot.

36: Vespucci Canals

On the side of the skateboard ramp in the park.

37: San Andreas

Inside bay 3 of the sports area near Vespucci Beach.

38: La Puerta/Tackle St

Tucked behind a bush to the rear of Viceroy Hotel Resort.

39: La Puerta/La Puerta Fwy

On the base of the Maze Bank Arena billboard beneath the freeway.

40: Los Santos International Airport

On the end of a cargo container behind the airport Los Santos Customs.

41: Los Santos International Airport

Next to a Portacabin behind a warehouse at the airport.

42: Elysian Island

Around the back of the large concrete structure on the Ron oil dock.

43: Elysian Island/Voodoo Place

Next to the Portacabin behind the warehouse at the end of the dock.

44: Teminal/Buccaneer Way

Around the back of the Alpha Mail warehouse.

45: El Burro Heights

On the back of some warehouse steps in the middle of the scrapyard.

46: Cypress Flats

GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics

(Image credit: Rockstar Games)

GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics

(Image credit: Rockstar Games)

GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics

(Image credit: Rockstar Games)

On the south end of the Pißwasser Bottling Plant rooftop - access via the fire escape.

47: Rancho/Dutch London St

On a low wall next to a Mexican and American diner.

48: Rancho

On the east lower roof of the Beacon Theatre - access via a ladder round the back.

49: Strawberry

In the homeless camp under the freeway, by some wooden pallets.

50: Strawberry

Down a narrow alleyway between the freeway and the exit ramp.

GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics The Final Task 

Photographing all 50 Monkey Mosaics will unlock new clothing options for Trevor.

After a couple of days, a Random Event marker will appear on your map near the Los Santos Customs in Burton.

Sneak up on the monkey-masked artist from the west so you don't get spotted, and snap them in the act.

Let them escape, then wait for a text from Space Monkey informing you that a new vehicle has been delivered to the personal garage of the character who photographed the artist.

Congratulations - you have now unlocked the Dinka Go Go Monkey Blista!

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