We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mitchell Park

Features Animals
Save
Share
Review Highlights
good to relax with family

Durban is simply amazing, if you just want to unwind with the kids and you can relax let them run... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2013
DURBAN62
,
Durban, South Africa
Lovely well kept park with a few animals to interest children

Excellent palce to go if the weather is hot and you are tired of the beach. Large tree and... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2013
DurbanHappyWanderer
,
Durban
Read all 224 reviews
116
All photos (116)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“small animals”(10 reviews)
“mini zoo”(8 reviews)
“zoo cafe”(4 reviews)
About
Contact
10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
Website
+27 31 23 2318
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Durban
from US$171,80
More Info
from US$75,80
More Info
from US$126,30
More Info
from US$237,40
More Info
Reviews (224)
There are newer reviews for Mitchell Park
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
215 results
Traveller rating
57
97
42
10
9
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
57
97
42
10
9
Show reviews that mention
All reviews small animals mini zoo zoo cafe small fee flower beds florida road run around jungle gym birthday parties tea garden family outing worth a visit bird life whole family monkeys playground picnic
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
161 - 170 of 215 reviews
Reviewed 30 July 2013

We regularly visit this lovely park and small animal sanctuary with our family. The children can run and play in the large grassed and treed areas as well as experience animals and birds "up close" for a minimal fee. The restaurant serves lovely meals with...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 30 July 2013

This is such a popular place and has everything you could want for a pleasant outing with the family. There are lovely gardens, a nice restaurant (Blue Zoo) and a small zoo which keeps the children entertained as well as open spaces for them to...More

Thank Danum41
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Durban is simply amazing, if you just want to unwind with the kids and you can relax let them run around or have a family picnic or great for couples, there is also a place where you can see animals and stuff like a mini...More

Thank DURBAN62
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Mitchells Park has always been a family favourite and a place to take visitors with kids. I was disappointed this time to notice some signs of neglect in the zoo section; leaking water not being attended to, long grass, some animal cages were dirty and...More

Thank Juanv v
Reviewed 7 May 2013

The Michell Park Zoo was a little run down. The grass was long and in general just looked liked it need some TLC. Mitchell Park grounds however are always immaculate and the flower beds are stunning. Over the week-ends I do not find it a...More

Thank 7Louise
Reviewed 3 May 2013

Mitchell park has a few animal to view. The children love this park. Also a great park to walk, strol with pram, a great soccer dribble with the children etc. The flora is pretty, colourful and a wide range. The restaurant serve awesome food.

Thank CharmsZn
Reviewed 18 April 2013

I was totally blown away by this public park... MOST parks in SA are NOT like this at all. The gardens are beautiful, grass green and the trees leafy. The park is filled with families and the play ground well kept and FULL. There is...More

Thank mumonholiday76
Reviewed 30 March 2013

Excellent palce to go if the weather is hot and you are tired of the beach. Large tree and beautiful grass with well tended flower gardens make it a pleasurable escape from the Durban heat. Lovely garden cafe to have tea and snacks. Children love...More

Thank DurbanHappyWanderer
Reviewed 24 March 2013

I went on this trip as it said there was a zoo there and lovely flowers. It was dreadful. They were just about planting flowers and shrubs ready to bloom in a few weeks and the "zoo" was very limited. Just outside the entrance to...More

Thank EllieKemp
Reviewed 1 February 2013

We had a lovely picnic here with the whole family. There is a huge playground for the kids to run around in and plenty space for parents to relax on the grass but keep an eye on the little ones.

1  Thank xyracire
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 47 nearby hotels
eMakhosini Boutique Hotel
50 reviews
.27 km away
Audacia Manor Boutique Hotel
180 reviews
.80 km away
The Saint James on Venice Guest House
143 reviews
.84 km away
Emakhosini Hotel On East
12 reviews
1.09 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 720 nearby restaurants
Pizza Hut
5 reviews
.87 km away
Starbucks Florida Road
10 reviews
.87 km away
RJ's Famous Rib Steakhouse
45 reviews
.63 km away
House of Curries on Florida
114 reviews
.71 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 253 nearby attractions
The Campbell Collections
17 reviews
1.37 km away
Artisan Contemporary Gallery
6 reviews
.44 km away
Wild Routes Africa
10 reviews
.30 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mitchell Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines