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Mitchell Park

#16 of 122 things to do in Durban Features Animals
10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Ever since I was a child I have enjoyed going to Mitchell Park. The biggest treat is always to see... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dundee, South Africa
Good Place

Beautiful gardens with huge area for the children to play. It is a fun place for kids where they... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Durban, South Africa
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  • Poor4%
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank geyserhv
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Beautiful gardens with huge area for the children to play. It is a fun place for kids where they can explore the nature. Since it is an open space, avoid visiting there during hot days. There are a lot of animals to see and the...More

1  Thank car0linamary
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We spent some time in durban recently and discovered this gem. It's been here for years and still does Durban proud. This is one beautiful park that caters for the whole family not just the children. We enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere at the Blue Zoo...More

Thank Vimtha R
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The zoo was a hit with my child. Loved walking around and seeing the animals and birds. Entry to the gardens is free but the zoo has a minimal fee. For adults it is R11. For kids below 12 it is R8 and pensioners it...More

1  Thank Vishanth S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A relaxing place to walk especially with babies & toddlers who can run around in a safe place - there are also good play areas - one next to the excellent Blue Zoo restaurant often has a friendly Child Minder on hand ...

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Mitchell Park is as its always been a bit run down I suppose its due to lack of funding. I was a bit disappointed today to see that the flamingos are now gone. Its fine for small children but once you have been you don't...More

Thank Traceydup
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This amazing venue has it all, for the tiny entrance fee they ask the kids have a ball, animals, wide open spaces, play park and we have attended many birthday parties here- we go at least once every 2 months - it is a must

Thank RobynBrussow
Reviewed 28 March 2017

For a small fee you get entrance into what is a mini zoo. They have some really interesting and rare animals. There are lots of different birds, monkeys and various other types of animals as well. Kids would love this place. It is also a...More

Thank Theran P
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Going back to the park after 20 years and you are taken back to the 80s. not much has change expect the trees that I used to climb as a child are now taller.

Thank shaneybux
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Our entrance took us pass the Blue Zoo Restaurant and we were thrilled to see how busy it was. The entrance price to the animal section is so affordable, the lawns are clean and well worth it to pack your own picnic basket, blanket and...More

Thank paul2607199
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