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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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shoalhaven,australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This little family owned and run zoo on the river in Nowra is simply divine. The setting is beautiful..along the Shoalhaven river , it's never too crowded, the animals are all loved and the interactive shows are so educational and fun for all. There may not be any big name animals here, but it does get you and the children... More

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Nowra, Australia
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9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

These guys offer a locals annual pass and with a young son this is amazing. the ability for kids to get up so close and personal with so many animals is great. We love that it is a small zoo and this keeps it more personal and your kids aren't fighting for a glimpse of an animal. It is no... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I really don't think they should have changed from Animal Park to Zoo. I hadn't been here since I was a young teen but came back recently with my toddler and mother expecting a lot. But was so incredibly underwhelmed that I won't be returning. Very little information is provided about the animals, there seemed to be plenty of staff... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Its a nice little zoo, obviously nothing like Taronga or Mogo Zoo, but has a nice selection of animals and being right next to the river, a lovely spot for a picnic and a relaxing day.

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Nowra, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Being lucky enough to live in Nowra the Shoalhaven Zoo is a family favourite. The animal enclosures are designed for great viewing, and the daily keeper talks are fun and engaging. The addition of the new Café is a good one, but the new ZipLine through the bush canopy is something that really adds value to the zoo. Must do... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Staff were excellent but animals could have been in a better environment. Surroundings however are spectacular.

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Greenwell Point, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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