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Mitchell Park

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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Great Place for Kids to burn energy

Visited the Mitchell Park with my 2 year old grandson. He had a wonderful time riding his bike and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Interesting Variety of Animal and Bird Enclosures

We have visited Mitchell Park on numerous occasions and it is one of our favourite places... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Noleen H
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  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
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“blue zoo” (28 reviews)
“small zoo” (17 reviews)
“mini zoo” (8 reviews)
10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the Mitchell Park with my 2 year old grandson. He had a wonderful time riding his bike and burning off energy. There is a nice swing and slide area for the kids to play. Parking is a problem when the park is busy. Great...More

Thank Sewpersads
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have visited Mitchell Park on numerous occasions and it is one of our favourite places, especially with grandchildren. They love the animals and birds. We pack a picnic basket. If you are not able to, there is the Blue Zoo Cafe which opens daily....More

Thank Noleen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a park I spent alot of time at when I was a child and today I took my son to visit. The playground was alright but could use a bit of tidying up. The gardens were beautiful , but the animal park was...More

Thank M4Mermaid
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Took the kids here to play in the park. Adults got to appreciate all the luscious foliage and beautiful flowers. We enjoyed a scone with jam and cream as well as some local rooibos tea. Lovely day spent with family and friends.

Thank milols
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Lovely picnic area that is frequented by families. Has a small zoo also with entrance fees. Coffee shop on site with a few restaurants just across the road - alot more restaurants down Florida road which has its own night vibe.

Thank copenhagenvisito2017
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This park boasts of a variety of animals, birds and reptiles, but of recent the condition of the park has deteriorated due to neglect. The play area for children needs attention and maintenance. The section of animals and birds has reduced in the variety. It...More

1  Thank BarneyLakhan
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This beautiful park is not as well kept as it used to be. Still clean and worht a visit. The plants seem less than before and the water feature was filthy. The grass is overgrown and worn out in parts. If this beautiful park is...More

1  Thank Doc_sol78
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very popular. Has a lovely restaurant among the trees. Big children's playground. Many kids parties on a weekend. A small zoo with mostly monkeys and birds. The vendors selling hand crafted nik naks can be annoying as there are so many of them.

Thank Lucyg444
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you want to relax with the family this is a beautiful place for the young kids to play and enjoy nature , for small fee you can enjoy the animals and birds , also a tea garden for the hungry ,

Thank krispillay
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Rainy day. Park area generally clean and ok. Ponds not working..Bird area very poorly maintained..no clearly defined areas of species..alot of cages same or mixed species ..place over grown and litter everywhere.. repairs to pathes ,walls , signage non existent..clearly no conservation and management expertise...More

1  Thank johnU9528QN
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