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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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Inexpensive activity for the whole family

We were surprised by the super cheap entrance ticket (for a family of 3 it was under R50!) however... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Lovely visit

Great place to visit. We visited with a 4 year old who loved seeing the various small animals... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
Dundee, South Africa
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  • Poor4%
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“blue zoo” (28 reviews)
“small zoo” (16 reviews)
“mini zoo” (8 reviews)
10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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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
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
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