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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 is great for kids under 10 years

My grandkids loved the Mitchell Park zoo and seeing all the creatures, especially the monkeys... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Chimbie
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Durban, South Africa
via mobile
Afternoon trip

Was great for my kids o see things that I enjoyed as a kid. My dad took me to this place as a kid... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
RacerDarius
,
Urumqi, China
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“small animals” (10 reviews)
“mini zoo” (8 reviews)
“zoo area” (7 reviews)
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
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+27 31 23 2318
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

My grandkids loved the Mitchell Park zoo and seeing all the creatures, especially the monkeys, Racoon, massive tortoises and birds. It is very sad, after my previous visit about a year ago, that the Meerkat is still alone - these sociable creatures cannot be in...More

1  Thank Chimbie
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Was great for my kids o see things that I enjoyed as a kid. My dad took me to this place as a kid and I absolutely enjoyed it and have fond memories. I wanted to do the same with my kids as well, bird...More

Thank RacerDarius
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

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

2  Thank geyserhv
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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

2  Thank car0linamary
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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

1  Thank CapeT M
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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
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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 ...

Thank SANDAW
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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
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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
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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
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