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Shoalhaven Zoo

23 Rock Hill Road | PO Box 3360, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
0244213949
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Ranked #3 of 11 Attractions in Nowra
Type: Zoos
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Greenwell Point, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We go to Shoalhaven Zoo regularly, and most recently I went with my 5yr old as part of her school excursion. What a great day out - the children (and us adults) learned LOADS and had fun at the same time. Thanks again Shoalhaven Zoo

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Nowra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We love coming to Shoalhaven Zoo. The walking track is our favourite. We bring a picnic and sit by the river, what an incredible view. The staff are fantastic, their Koala, crocodile talks are interesting, entertaining and funny! They have done such a great job on this zoo.... Affordable day out with the family. Highly recommend this!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We have been visiting this zoo for quite a few years now when it was called an animal park. We think it is a great place to take young children to get in touch with all different kinds of animals. It has improved so much over the last few years and I know our young great granddaughter loves us to... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I love everything about the Shoalhaven Zoo. I go here every chance I get with the kids. The staff are well informed on all the animals and the school holiday animal shows are the best! Highly recommended to anyone coming to Nowra or surrounds.

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Nowra, Australia
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We recently visited the Zoo and we found it to be excellent with all the different animals birds and koalas as well as crocs at feeding time lots of fun for the kids.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Had a great day here, animals were fantastic. The only gripes were poor organization at the cafe, had a 30 minute wait for a hot dog and annoyed by the way one animal handler was continually belittling and "talking down" both the zoo and the Shoalhaven. Saying "last week there was no one here" and "this is just a tiny... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I didn't have high expectations coming into this zoo but was pleasantly surprised at how enjoyable it was! The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. My 9 year old son and I loved the talks and the opportunity to hold some of the animals. There are walks along the zoo which were quite challenging and beautiful at the same time. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I recently went here with my nephews. Like so many regional Zoos I was apprehensive, scared that I might find some lethargic flea bitten koalas and an old wheezing camel only minutes from death. I couldn't be more surprised! firstly the shear variety of animals and then the actively of them. They all appeared to be quite happy and comfortable... More

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Moss Vale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The zoo and the people that run it are great! Although it is quite small, if u get there around 10am, your just in time to have a quick walk around, then watch the shows which are educational and entertaining.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

It's a nice little zoo which we enjoyed a lot. We were there on a weekend, which helps, I think, as there are more shows. It's a fair trip out of Sydney but worth a visit if you're in the area, or can combine with a weekend down the south coast.

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