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Mitchell Park

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Address: 10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 31 23 2318
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Great Day at the Blue Zoo

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Ludwig K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank Ludwig K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Yadah K
Redditch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Thank njc112
Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 .

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Thank ROCHELLE65
Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For family outings, this place ia a winner for sure. Lot's to keep the kids enjoying the slides, swings etc in the play area. For a small fee one can go into the Zoo area and what a fantastic collection of birds, monkeys, other reptiles and mammals. For birthday parties there is a covered gazebo structure which can be hired... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The tickets for entrance are cheap and affordable but there's quite a lot see inside the park. Many birds and a few primates which I always enjoy seeing. There was also Galapagos Tortoises which I'd never seen before! There's lots of other animals as well to see especially if you're an animal lover - It's an old park but don't... More 

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Thank TGatehouse
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Mitchell Park has a little zoo with quite a range of small animals. There is playground equipment and a restaurant. Great family vibes over the weekend.

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Thank Byron B
Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a nice park although over weekends as it is small it gets a little crowded. The lower section is mostly open grass with a nice seating area under a huge tree – suitable for families with children there is a quite large swings and roundabouts area which is fenced off. Although it is changing seasons the upper section... More 

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We often go to Mitchell Park on family outings. It has a lovely tea garden, park with slides, swings and much more. The big attraction for us though is that we have a big animal.lover in our family and they have a lovely mini-zoo which has an array of different animals to see. The 100-plus tortoise in this park is... More 

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