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Shoalhaven Zoo

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Address: 23 Rock Hill Road, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
Phone Number: 0244213949
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Shoalhave Zoo, Nowra

I visited this zoo with my grandchildren aged three and five, both boys. From the outset this is not Taronga or the Western Plains Zoo, it is a small Country well run... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Blackwall, Australia
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Blackwall, Australia
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I visited this zoo with my grandchildren aged three and five, both boys. From the outset this is not Taronga or the Western Plains Zoo, it is a small Country well run establishment. Entry is a bit rugged, the road has large pot holes and the car park is unsealed, at the time of our visit some of the parking... More 

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Nowra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

i found this zoo a bit small for the animals, they do have great display show that tell you all about them

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Nowra, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Zoo, not really. could do with a clean up, pricey for what is there, staff so so too far out of town

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Yes it's small, but what a great day out! The staff were friendly and don't miss the talks throughout the day as they are so informative and you can even pat the koalas, they're adorable! There are 2 great adventure walks amongst the cliffs which the kids absolutely loved! Definitely recommend.

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My family has been visiting this zoo regularly for the past five years. In our view it is one of the best zoo experiences in NSW due to the diverse range of animals, the ease of being able to walk around, the good facilities, and, most of all, the entertaining and informative keeper talks. The zoo keepers are wonderful with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Shoalhaven Zoo is small and the interaction you get with the animal demonstrations is intimate and very rewarding. The animals are happy, well kept and their habitats are as natural as I've seen in any of the big zoos. This is the way zoo animals should be cared for. The demonstrations by Trent and the other keepers are great at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Love this place, animals appear well looked after, staff are knowledgable and helpful, beautiful spot. Something for everyone. Furry friends show was great, crocodile show was exceptionally informative and delivered with enthusiasm, love watching people who love their job.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Such a fantastic day was spent with the family (kids aged 2, 7, 11 & 17)! All of us enjoyed the day just wondering amongst the birds, feeding and seeing the Animals up close (and I mean close!). The shows and staff are just incredible and definitely try out the little rainforest walks! The kids had so much space to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great place friendly staff and great shows and so much room for kids to go crazy and run about .... Has a tree climb area as well which is great and amzing views of the shoal haven river

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Nowra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A good outing for kids. The zoo is located along the banks of the Shoalhaven River and is very peaceful. They have a variety of animals, and do informative presentations. A bit spread out, and some exhibitions were better than others.

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