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“Great Day at the Blue Zoo”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Mitchell Park

Mitchell Park
Ranked #17 of 116 things to do in Durban
Certificate of Excellence
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18 reviews
15 attraction reviews
“Great Day at the Blue Zoo”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The food at the restaurant in the park was awesome and affordable. The Zoo is very affordable and is a great attraction for a half day excursion.

Visited December 2015
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32 reviews
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“So cute! ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The park is beautiful and peaceful with a little café to the one side. The animal park has some really interesting creatures as well as some super cute, more interactive creatures :) good with friends, family, or your partner.

Visited December 2015
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“A nice little zoo in an attractive park”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I really enjoyed this little zoo, cheap to get in and bigger than I anticipated for a park zoo.
Lots of birds, fish, monkeys and other small animals too, all seem to be well looked after, well fed and happy too.

It took us a good 90 mins to walk around the whole zoo, it wasn't very busy. Unfortunately the reptile house wasn't open when we went but there was plenty of other attractions.

I liked that there was also some non captive wildlife at the zoo, some birds a type of goose, clearly free but had nested, some had chicks, one even sat on her eggs in a nest she had made on a wall. Wild monkeys too, they get in and steal the food, looks like they are mostly chased away but we saw a couple of cheeky ones!

Visited November 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Zoo needs improving ”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

There is a lot of birds and a few mammals. But the problem is that some of the pathways sand and branches. The dark house was empty. Door open no sign visable to inform what was taking place.

There was a dead rat that no one removed even when the cashier was informed.

The park however is pleasant.

Visited November 2016
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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Picnic spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

A great place where you can take your family or partner.Lots of fun for kids and space for them to run around.Very safe place except for the monkeys who keeps stealing your food:)
There's also a zoo there with lots of birds etc and educational .

Visited January 2016
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