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Shoalhaven Zoo

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“annual pass”(9 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 3 weeks ago

My overall impression - SAD. The zoo environment and animals were disappointing and we came aware with the overall sad impression. The most telling were the dusty enclosures and sad expressions on animal faces, particularly the lions.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PeteBarb2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the zoo and splurged on the VIP experience for my 60th birthday. This set us back $500 but for a special occasion it was worth every cent. For just over 2 hours we went from one enclosure to another, meeting and feeding so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank wombat486
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great day out for kids and adults. Well maintained and animals are well looked after. Cost is very reasonable and affordable.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank debbiereid10
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great little zoo and things to do for the adventurous ones who like heights. Cafe has good coffee also

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lee R
Reviewed 23 October 2018

I haven’t been, but I’m researching this for school. From what I can tell, if you could go anywhere in the world, this is where you should go.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely day and the experience of being relatively close to all the animals was excellent. Good value and a terrific place to take children and enjoy the tree zip lines.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank SonjaB60
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The zoo location on the Shoalhaven river is amazing. I have good memories of being there as a child myself then when my children were small. This time, my brother and I took an overseas adult visitor there and although we had an ok visit,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RobynZ965
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I take my granddaughter here whenever we are down there she loves it. Very clean and well looked after. Kids can touch and hold rabbits and touch chickens and baby goats. A full day suitable for all ages.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alex2856
Reviewed 3 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Trish K
Reviewed 29 August 2018

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

Date of experience: December 2017
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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.