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Mitchell Park

#16 of 122 things to do in Durban Features Animals
10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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A relaxing day out at this park.

Mitchell park is very popular with the locals including myself. I go often and take the grandchild... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
Lorraine C
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Shameful litter!

Well planted gardens with gorgeous trees. The disrespect for the environment is pathetic. Could be... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
Sue B
Knysna, South Africa
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Mitchell park is very popular with the locals including myself. I go often and take the grandchild as well. Lovely location to set up a picnic and let the children have a ball. Plenty of birds and other animals to see. Very relaxed atmosphere and...More

Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Well planted gardens with gorgeous trees. The disrespect for the environment is pathetic. Could be such a pleasant green city space.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Met friends at the park on a Sunday afternoon. Decent enough place to spend half a day, with a picnic of braai. Certain areas of the park though could be better maintained (grass length) There is a play area for kids, as well as a...More

Thank Gordz84
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We took a day out to the beautiful gardens and little animal farm they have. We enjoyed the outing as well as the cold beer and carrot cake. It is a beautiful garden with all colours of flowers.

Thank amarais2016
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The park is small but well kept, quiet and a pleasing environment. There is a restaurant in the park (Blue Zoo) which has a nice outside area where we had a coffee. The zoo had a very nominal charge to enter and was stocked with...More

Reviewed 25 April 2016

This destination always brings back great memories for me, as a kid, as well as taking my kids! They also have a play area for kids in wheel chairs! it is well maintained, and as much as I would love to see bigger area's for...More

1  Thank Alison B
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Mitchell Park is great for Sunday lunch. Sitting outdoors enjoying the lovely gardens and the food is always very good.

Thank Ragdog
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I had my elderly mother out for her Birthday breakfast at the little eating place at the park and enjoyed autumn weather under the trees and the beautifully planted gardens. Although we didn't visit the little zoo as such, the bird life and many children...More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Took family and kids and my personal observation was the lack of maintenance in what once was a well running family attraction the Kiosk still offers good quality food and Drinks.

Thank Iain M
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Mitchell park holds excellent childhood memories for me. The park is still in excellent condition and there are car guards outside by the restaurant area. The cafe/restaurant has excellent food, although service was a bit on the slow side at first. There is a lovely...More

Thank CaroBomb
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