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Mitchell Park

Features Animals
10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Could use a revamp

Could seriously use a revamp. Very dirty, has a little zoo, that has little to none animals. Needs... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Mala P
Durban, South Africa
Zoo Visit

Very enjoyable day out with my boy !! Lots of animals to see, mostly all in pretty good condition... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Could seriously use a revamp. Very dirty, has a little zoo, that has little to none animals. Needs serious attention.

Thank Mala P
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very enjoyable day out with my boy !! Lots of animals to see, mostly all in pretty good condition. Cages/enclosures are fairly well maintained and the overall cleanliness not bad at all. Zoo forms part of the Mitchell Park experience, with a nice park setting...More

Thank SharkeyUSA
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Nice big park with a playground with swings and slides for kids. also a small zoo inside the park with some sort of monkeys and lots of birds.

Thank mjlamotte
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

If you have any respect for or love of animals - don't go! I am surprised Mitchell Park hasn't been shut down by Animal Welfare. Have just been to visit with my brother and sister-in-law and was nearly in tears. The animals are mostly in...More

1  Thank wildechilde123
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I took my niece here - she loved looking at the animals. Some of the giant tortoises were probably the same ones I used to be in awe over when I was a child. Hasn't lost its appeal.

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It good for the children, they enjoy seeing live all the animals that they never thought they will see and to know what kinds of animals and how the animals surviving and live

Thank lungilepatienceg
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Mitchell Park has always been a favourite with families for some outdoor fun with a lovely park area where you can picnic and a small zoo area with a variety of animals, kids love walking around and experiencing the flora and fauna. And the best...More

Thank Bhauna H
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Visited the park after a very, very long time, it is sad that the park doesn't look as nice as it could. The park needs serious revamp and attention. Can definitely be cleaned better. As for the zoo that is attached, really pathetic. The animals/bird...More

Thank Mala P
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Please stay away if you love animals, and rather donate the entrance fee to animal welfare. Lovely flora but the animals..... There is kids kicking balls that landed up in enclosures, scaring the animals. No map of the "zoo", no signs and wrong signs at...More

3  Thank PierreJordaan
Reviewed 26 July 2016

There was a lot of construction going on in the zoo, but we weren't told about this before going in. Lots of areas were roped off. Quite a lot of the cages were empty, and others had no information about the animals inside or had...More

Thank Grayscale02
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