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Cheap entry, nice for a stroll with kids

There's a small zoo with a variety of birds, reptiles, marsupials etc. Very cheap entry fee... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2013
Bevkel
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Durban
Pleasantly Surprised

Having grown up in the area and taken my girls there as youngsters, we returned to SA for a holiday... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2013
ColleenVenter
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West Sussex UK
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
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+27 31 23 2318
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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
Reviewed 19 January 2013

There's a small zoo with a variety of birds, reptiles, marsupials etc. Very cheap entry fee. Surrounded by a lovely tree-filled park, with a kiddies playground area. There's also a tea garden and restaurant which are worth a visit. Great place to take the kids.

Thank Bevkel
Reviewed 13 January 2013

This is an island of calm in the busy bustling city of Durban. A great place for tea or a light lunch, place for children to run around and a playground and added to all this is the little zoo area. Highlight for me are...More

Thank kfowl
Reviewed 11 January 2013

Having grown up in the area and taken my girls there as youngsters, we returned to SA for a holiday after leaving the country 11 years ago. We decided to take our 2 year old grand daughter, yes we had to pay R8.00 entrance fee,...More

Thank ColleenVenter
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Very good value for money,Brilliant sights and lovely surroundings The restaurant was a bit busy though and tended to ignore us a lot

Thank Anthony6297
Reviewed 20 December 2012

the kids love going here. an excpetionally reasonable way to delight your kids and have a great day out with them.

Thank tarryns495
Reviewed 3 December 2012

It was interesting seeing the animals. Flamingos and turtles. Birds. Was refreshing. But but, wasn't impress with the unkempt cages. It makes the aura and air smell bad and unhealthy. Rnt those cages too small. Wasn't happy abt some wounded animals including fish. Could do...More

1  Thank Sitha11
Reviewed 13 November 2012

Growing up I remember this place to be a awesome kids playground. But now the place is sad and unkept. Walk past five cages with the same sad animals in each cage. There is no variety, just a poorly looked after animal park.

2  Thank Clyde D
Reviewed 1 November 2012

Family came together for Mum's 80th Birthday and her favourite place to eat is Mitchel Park. She enjoys the curry and the fresh fish. Family had lamb shanks for birthday lunch. Was well prepared and cooked to perfection. Staff were pleasant and Manager very accomodating....More

Thank Kathy A
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