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Shoalhaven Zoo

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“animal shows”(10 reviews)
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23 Rock Hill Rd, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
+61 2 4421 3949
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous Father's Day experience to feed breakfast to the meekats. Glad we arrived early and experienced hillarious chaos of farmyard breakfast-time, before peaceful snuggle with a bunny. Lots of hands-on interaction opportunity with furry friends show. Beautiful spot on the river surrounded by breathtaking rock...More

Thank Trish K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a new friend, we had heaps of fun. Beautifully maintained, animals were in great enclosures, would definitely go again. JUST GO.

Thank balletnumal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Shoalhaven Zoo with my extended family and it was a great day out. It is very well run and looked after and kids can get up close and personal with some great animals. The animal talks are a must! Great day out. Cannot...More

Thank Kylie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must see, I was pleasantly suprised. The animals are so well cared for and very content. The staff are happy, pleasant and helpful. Well done guys

Thank Leeanne R
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My husband took our family here over the winter break and it was such a lovely experience. Our 15 month old loved seeing and getting so close to the animals (although we didn't let him out of the pram!). The zoo is by the river...More

Thank katdeegee
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We visited on a sunny Sunday in July and even though the weather was great there were only a few people here enjoying the day. It's no Taronga Zoo but there are a few big animals to see like lions, water buffalo, camels, crocodiles and...More

Thank Mark_R_B_123
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

With 3 yr old in tow & on official Nana DayCare, I headed to the Zoo... & what a treat! Lots of animals (discovering Scar of LionKing) feeding animals, stroking baby deers, peering into a wombat hole & being able to look into exhibits close...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

We had been meaning to visit the Shoalhaven Zoo for many years but finally we did go this year and it was a pleasant experience. There is the treetop walk for those adventurous kids but the highlight of our trip to the zoo was when...More

Thank eagoratsios
Reviewed 23 June 2018

A really fun way to occupy kids and adults. The Shows are mainly from around 10:00am so get there in time to see them, especially if Trent is on duty. Very informative and enjoyable. The staff really love their creatures and it shows.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 18 June 2018

well laid out and signed, many tactile interactions in a beautiful setting. Bring water and a jackey

Thank Smokey M
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10 January 2018|
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Response from corinne s | Property representative |
There is wheelchair access, the paths through the zoo are crushed granite so some areas are uneven, but plenty of prams and wheelchairs do come in. There is a disability toilet
26 May 2016|
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Response from JessicaH2012 | Reviewed this property |
We did the Ultimate Keeper Experience - so we didn't pay the standard entry fee. The Keeper Experience is $100/person for 2 people. Food was separate - it's not a big menu but it's reasonably priced food.