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Mitchell Park

10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Ranked #17 of 47 Attractions in Durban
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Pretoria, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This small but well maintained park is worth a visit to relax when you've grown tired of the busy beach. Always filled with colourful beds of flowers its an ideal way to spend a lazy afternoon just reading or catching up on conversation. The zoo is a nice attraction for the kids.

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United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Mitchell Park is not only a park, but has a zoo attached as well and a restaurant. The restaurant/coffee house is okay. Their bacon avocado burgers and pies are good. Don't ask for their cakes, they are awful. The park is geared up for large picnics and for children mainly and has a large play area. The park itself is... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A place that brings back happy childhood memories. A definite afternoon tea place with homemade cheesecake and other tasty treats. Sit amidst the most colourful and a beautiful overlay of flowers, foliage and plants of different shapes and sizes entertained by an orchestra of birds and insects. Nature's therapeutic way of dissolving the woes of the modern world.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This will now be the fourth time visiting Mitchell Park, and I'm sad to say that I won't ever be going again. The birds were in a sad state, some with tumors, most with plucked feathers and some of the monkeys looked like they hadn't been fed for a few days. It was dirty and the staff seemed more interested... More 

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Beautiful Sunday family day out venue. Lovely Fauna and Flora. Food is amazing. Games area for children (swings etc). An amazing place to be with family.

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Durban, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

It's a park, same ol'. However, the attached zoo is pretty sad. Monkeys in tiny cages, birds too, unable to fly around. I'd rather not support it myself, even if it is only R10 or so

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Limerick
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

From the monkeys grabbing my camera when trying to take photos of them, to the bizarre flightless sentinel birds, and the funny meerkats I really enjoyed my visit here, I did not have as much time to spend here as I would have liked! Entry was 10rand which is very cheap, even the gardens on the way in with the... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

the animal section, a truly amazing place to take a toddler, loved the picnic space and swings, the walk around the park itself is great for adults, kids and the aged. The Coffee shop also adds an edge to the venue.

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Durban, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great location-offer a quiet areas to relax with a picnic basket to play areas for the kids. For a small fee tour the zoo-kids love the it. Have a quick bite or lunch at Blue Zoo ,

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Bacau, Bacau, Romania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Old trees, fresh air,a lot of birds;a lot of alchoolic bottles(empties),looks to me evenings and nights are not safe!!-what a pitty! for this beautiful place during day time

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