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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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Needs maintenance

The zoo in the park has some unusual animals for kids to enjoy. The park itself requires better... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
Always a Winner...

Its always a pleasure to visit the small zoo at Mitchelp Park. It seems that since our last... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

The zoo in the park has some unusual animals for kids to enjoy. The park itself requires better upkeep and maintenance. We were quite disappointed given that this is Easter and one of the busy times for the KZN province.

Thank Mmus
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Its always a pleasure to visit the small zoo at Mitchelp Park. It seems that since our last visit about 6 months ago, there has been a noticeable increase in new animals to view - Striped Mongoose, Alpaccas and many more We had the amazing...More

Thank 194maxp
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Spent a sunday here with family. It was so peaceful, and enjoyed the free feeling. The zoo animals were also great to see, something for the kids. the play ground needs an upgrade. wouldn't recommend a kid be in there. rather learn more about the...More

1  Thank TrishaRamiah
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderful singing of tons of birds species, not to leave out the +100 years old Tortoise what more can you ask for?? Great manager Joanne!

1  Thank Mncedisi Mhleng... R
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

With my young grandchildren visiting I looked for some places of interest to take them and Mitchell Park came to mind. Used to visit when my own children were little but haven't been for many years. THE ZOO The negatives are: * No easy to...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Mitchell park is noisy with lots of kids running around. Botanical gardens is mich more relaxing. There is a playground at the park with swings and slides and there is also a little zoo with a small range of animals. Nice park to visit just...More

Thank Farzanah S
Reviewed 16 February 2016

really relaxing place for a good book and the option for a quick sit down meal >loud park area so kids can run a mock

Thank baldandbearded2016
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I took my grand daughter to Mitchell Park for an outing. She thoroughly enjoyed the visit. The park is clean and the zoo has interest creatures to visit. Not a huge variety but enjoyable nevertheless. The Restaurant at the Park Blue Zoo was a hit....More

Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Ideal for family picnics. The accompanying zoo and park were well enjoyed by the young ones, but teenyboppers complained of boredom before long.

Thank aaishahassim
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

The gardens are lovely. Plenty of shade and a nice park for the kids to play. The zoo area is nice but needs some work. The coffee shop/restaurant is good but limited.

Thank Shanil B
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