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Address: 23 Rock Hill Road, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
Phone Number: 0244213949
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We enjoyed our stroll around the zoo - the animal handlers were friendly and happy to answer our questions.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Peta W
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Windsor, Australia
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Fort Collins, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting and entertaining. Spent several hours here and could have stayed longer if not for the downpour. Would come again!

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Thank Wendy W
Sydney
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shoalhaven zoo was good fun- started off a bit worried as the receptionist lady was quite rude, but as we went forward we found it was a nice little zoo worth checking out. The reptile show was great, and the speaker did an amazing job considering it was bucketing down rain! Also loved the Dingo show- the lady was very... More 

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Thank Alexis M
Greater London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time at the zoo during our recent visit to Aus. There is loads to see and do including handling some of the animals, great displays led by the irrepressible Trent who was awesome. The zoo is spotless and the animals well looked after and looking very content. The Kangaroo enclosure is wonderful. Johnny and Dawn the... More 

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Thank Dave N
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little zoo and well worth the visit. So impressed with the lady who gave talks about the animals, very interesting and adults and kids loved it. Very hands on so lots of stroking animals apart from the crocodiles ! but a great and educational show at their feeding time.

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Thank Pippa P
Windsor, Australia
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stroll around the zoo - the animal handlers were friendly and happy to answer our questions.

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Thank Peta W
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really wish I had more time here because I really want to do the tree adventures :) Amazing animals and VERY friendly and helpful staff. The wild paws experience was fantastic :)

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Thank Sharon J
Malmö
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Charming and small Shoalhaven Zoo has something for everyone. Walk among wandering peacocks and chickens whilst looking at native fauna. Interesting talks given by staff allow close up time with animals that other zoos don't offer

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Thank Travel2it4ever
Kiama, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

If you look past all the renovations its a lovely morning out for the children a whole new pet centre with rabbits, chooks, rats and mice has been built with goats and ducks running around.Can also pat the rabbits.A new area with a zip line has been put in for those wanting an adventure day out even suitable for small... More 

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Thank sue0156
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

I always liked to visit Shoalhaven Zoo, but the crocodile show today disappointed me. It might be amusing for some visitors when the keepers tease the animals. I find it cruel putting the food in front of their nose or throwing it from one side to the other. I am an absolute crocodile love and I hate to see the... More 

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Thank argautoaster
Nowra, Australia
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Decided to take our 1 year old to the zoo as we had never been there either. We were very happy with the experience. There are peacocks walking around where they please, lots of different types of birds, very friendly kangaroos, the farm, then a lovely little walk along the river to the camel, and llamas. The little moneys were... More 

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