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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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Good picnic spot or parties for kids

Has seen better days. But kids will enjoy the park and zoo.

Reviewed 21 July 2012
Durban, South Africa
Good Family Outing

Mitchell Park still offers locals and tourists good value for a family outing. Lot's for the kids... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2012
Larin A
Perth, Australia
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“small zoo” (16 reviews)
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Reviewed 21 July 2012

Has seen better days. But kids will enjoy the park and zoo.

Thank Resh5291
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Mitchell Park still offers locals and tourists good value for a family outing. Lot's for the kids to see and do. Can pack a picnic basket yourself and sit around the gardens or eat at a nearby restaurant, walking distance to Florida Road.

Thank Larin A
Reviewed 3 July 2012

Sad to see how run down it has become. BUT the park for children is awesome (very busy though) and I have to say the curry at the tea garden/restaurant almost outdid their delicious lemon meringue pie and milkshakes.

Thank travelnutnz
Reviewed 2 July 2012

Stayed nearby at Essenwood House and came to the park several mornings for a run. Very peaceful.

Thank LongJohn47
Reviewed 13 June 2012

The park has been an icon for many years - i mean, i donated my rabbits to the zoo there when they were getting highly reproductive. The kids love it, as there are alot of animals to see - even crocs! The Monkeys are funny....More

Thank umvahed
Reviewed 30 May 2012

Animal Park a little run down but still loads of birds and exotic animals. Blue Zoo restuarant for a relaxing bite to eat

Thank Beekennedy
Reviewed 25 May 2012

the setting of the park is wonderful and very relaxed the animal park is very interesting for the little ones if time permits worth a stop

Thank maimunga
Reviewed 17 May 2012

Gosh I remember going here as a young child and even though I don't live in South Africa anymore, I still have a bit of a soft spot for Mitchell Park. It is set in lovely gardens and it absolutely great for kids with a...More

Thank LorenJB
Reviewed 27 April 2012

Great place to just relax and unwind with the family.The park has some wildlife, a plus for kids.

Thank Kovilan_Naidoo
Reviewed 8 April 2012

This is a very good place to spend half a day or more, especially for the children. There are various species of birds, crocodiles, monkeys, marmosets, tortoises etc. swings and jungle jims for the kids. Lovely place to have a picnic - lots of trees...More

Thank moki786
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