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Address: 10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 31 23 2318
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Zoo open on Christmas Day!

Lovely park, with excellent cafe/restaurant (NOT open on Xmas Day). Not much in the zoo but nice for a stroll round, especially as it was only R10 to get in!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
foxjenny
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Derby, United Kingdom

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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. Food was great and reasonably priced. Have returned to the restaurant again.

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Thank Lorraine C
Durban, South Africa
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank aaishahassim
Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Shanil B
Derby, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely park, with excellent cafe/restaurant (NOT open on Xmas Day). Not much in the zoo but nice for a stroll round, especially as it was only R10 to get in!

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Thank foxjenny
Durban, South Africa
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32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place to take kids. Go see the animals and later picnic outside while the kids enjoy the play area.

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Thank Raaks P
Simon's Town, South Africa
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26 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

A very nice park which is super kid friendly.there was an array of various animals and the best was seeing a peacock in all its glory with its feather shimmering...amazing!!!the park also offered a big play area with jungle gyms etc...there are beautiful flora all over the place...lovely place

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Thank farzanalarney
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We took my 7 year old nephew to Mitchell Park. Blue Zoo Cafe is children friendly with supervised play areas. Food was excellent and relatively inexpensive. A visit to the Zoo was cheap and worth a visit for everyone. Large park area and outdoor jungle gym area.

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Paris, France
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This is great if you are looking for a fun adventure for the kids. They love seeing all the different animals and listening to the birds calling. A good way to spend an hour or two on the weekend and afterwards, there's a jungle gym in the park or maybe even stick around for a picnic.

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Thank FotoKim28
Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

very well kept and maintained with informative knowledgeable staff that could answer questions I posed. thoroughly enjoyed this visit however I did find the restaurant a little over priced.

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Well maintained garden Good for family picnic Enough space for parking Only 10 rand ticket. Wide varierty of birds... Good restra.

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