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
10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
A nice little zoo in an attractive park

I really enjoyed this little zoo, cheap to get in and bigger than I anticipated for a park... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
RichardEllis70
,
Redditch, United Kingdom
Zoo needs improving

There is a lot of birds and a few mammals. But the problem is that some of the pathways sand and... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
NJC112
via mobile
Read all 205 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“blue zoo” (28 reviews)
“small zoo” (16 reviews)
“mini zoo” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
CONTACT
Website
+27 31 23 2318
Write a ReviewReviews (205)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

31 - 40 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 16 November 2016

I really enjoyed this little zoo, cheap to get in and bigger than I anticipated for a park zoo. Lots of birds, fish, monkeys and other small animals too, all seem to be well looked after, well fed and happy too. It took us a...More

1  Thank RichardEllis70
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

There is a lot of birds and a few mammals. But the problem is that some of the pathways sand and branches. The dark house was empty. Door open no sign visable to inform what was taking place. There was a dead rat that no...More

Thank NJC112
Reviewed 10 November 2016

A great place where you can take your family or partner.Lots of fun for kids and space for them to run around.Very safe place except for the monkeys who keeps stealing your food:) There's also a zoo there with lots of birds etc and educational...More

Thank ROCHELLE65
Reviewed 3 November 2016

For family outings, this place ia a winner for sure. Lot's to keep the kids enjoying the slides, swings etc in the play area. For a small fee one can go into the Zoo area and what a fantastic collection of birds, monkeys, other reptiles...More

Thank Z7559PVmohamede
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The tickets for entrance are cheap and affordable but there's quite a lot see inside the park. Many birds and a few primates which I always enjoy seeing. There was also Galapagos Tortoises which I'd never seen before! There's lots of other animals as well...More

Thank TGatehouse
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Mitchell Park has a little zoo with quite a range of small animals. There is playground equipment and a restaurant. Great family vibes over the weekend.

Thank Byron B
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a nice park although over weekends as it is small it gets a little crowded. The lower section is mostly open grass with a nice seating area under a huge tree – suitable for families with children there is a quite large swings...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We often go to Mitchell Park on family outings. It has a lovely tea garden, park with slides, swings and much more. The big attraction for us though is that we have a big animal.lover in our family and they have a lovely mini-zoo which...More

Thank Michelle_Guy_100
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The best way to spend the last few hours in Durban.The park has a very nice café and the park itself is well maintained,with colourful borders. The zoo has a nice range of animal and birds, a must for any family. Mitchell park is a...More

Thank Rico1974
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The park is beautiful and well maintained with colorful bedding, shrubs and trees. There is a playground and a very good cafe. The adjacent zoo has beautifully made aviaries. The cages and enclosures are large enough for the birds and small mammals. They are designed...More

Thank Andrew H
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Spiga D'oro
696 reviews
1.00 km away
Mo-Zam-Bik Florida Road
140 reviews
.99 km away
Falafel Fundi
27 reviews
.97 km away
House of Curries on Florida
101 reviews
.71 km away
Nearby Attractions
African Art Centre
39 reviews
1.46 km away
The Campbell Collections
15 reviews
1.37 km away
Artisan Contemporary Gallery
6 reviews
.44 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.
Posting guidelines
Submit