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Mitchell Park

Features Animals
10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Park running down

This beautiful park is not as well kept as it used to be. Still clean and worht a visit. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pretoria, South Africa
Tranquil Greenery

Very popular. Has a lovely restaurant among the trees. Big children's playground. Many kids... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Durban, South Africa
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“small animals” (10 reviews)
“mini zoo” (9 reviews)
10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Doc_sol78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I've always wished to visit the place since 2013 and only got a chance to do so early 2017... it was quite an amazing experience, looking and the beautiful birds and other jungle animals.

1  Thank Makhoba
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Refreshing walk in the park to view the botanicals and watch the families enjoying their outings on a Saturday afternoon. Park was clean and well kept. Separate playground for children near the zoo. Many families were enjoying sporting activities.

Thank william s
Reviewed 3 September 2017

spend some time in Mitchell Park. Have a light lunch enjoy the animals. Very calm and clean. away from tghe traffic yet in the best part of Durban

1  Thank franco t
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

My grandkids loved the Mitchell Park zoo and seeing all the creatures, especially the monkeys, Racoon, massive tortoises and birds. It is very sad, after my previous visit about a year ago, that the Meerkat is still alone - these sociable creatures cannot be in...More

1  Thank Chimbie
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Was great for my kids o see things that I enjoyed as a kid. My dad took me to this place as a kid and I absolutely enjoyed it and have fond memories. I wanted to do the same with my kids as well, bird...More

Thank RacerDarius
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Ever since I was a child I have enjoyed going to Mitchell Park. The biggest treat is always to see if the crocodile has moved. Now I take my children and my sister's grandchildren. Unfortunately the crocodile is no longer there, they replaced him with...More

1  Thank geyserhv
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