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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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So sad - should be shut down!

If you have any respect for or love of animals - don't go! I am surprised Mitchell Park hasn't been... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
Kenilworth, England
via mobile
Kids will love it

I took my niece here - she loved looking at the animals. Some of the giant tortoises were probably... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Keith C
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  • Poor4%
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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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
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We were surprised by the super cheap entrance ticket (for a family of 3 it was under R50!) however we did see dead birds in one of the cages, and not very many staff walking around (there were kids throwing balls onto the cages and...More

Thank AngelaClarkZA
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Great place to visit. We visited with a 4 year old who loved seeing the various small animals, birds etc. The gardens are lovely and very peaceful, only unfortunate thing were the few bits of litter we saw and the ponds were a bit murky....More

Thank kari20158
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
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