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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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Mitchell Park

Mitchell Park is as its always been a bit run down I suppose its due to lack of funding. I was a... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Durban, South Africa
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This amazing venue has it all, for the tiny entrance fee they ask the kids have a ball, animals... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
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  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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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
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Fun day out with a lovely range of animals, birds and reptiles to see. Lots of shade and you can even picnic inside. Some areas need maintenance and the monkeys can be a real pain, so watch out for their stealing ways! But at less...More

Thank karen w
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Went to Mitchell Park after a long time and found it to still be beautiful, restful and lovely. There is a nice busy restaurant, Blue Zoo that serves delicious snacks and light meals. the grounds are beautifully kept, but did notice that the little pond...More

Thank Lucyg444
Reviewed 17 January 2017

For only R11 a person, it is really cheap for what you get. A variety of small mammals and birds that look well taken care of. Its a great park to visit when you have an hour or so free. The highlight for me was...More

Thank zbrentano
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The Zoo area was piled with rubbish everywhere. Birds dropping all over. Sick animals unattended to.There was a dead Blue Duiker decomposing with hundreds of flies around it whilst disturbed kids watched helplessly. The eating area at the park had filth all over with thousands...More

1  Thank Nithesh_1
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I have been going to this park for just under 50 years, basically my whole life. From as long as I can remember this park has should the test of time. Now as an out of towner this park brings back good memories, the zoo...More

Thank TravelFeetZA
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