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Mitchell Park

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Unpretentious gem of the city

We stopped by with some family to do coffee together in Durban. We found the park easy to find... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
brianm723
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
re-visit to the park

It's been 02 years after our last visit to the park. This time we took the children with. They... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
amarais2016
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Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely family outing venue. Very relaxing. Ample parking. Grounds well kept. Well worth a visit. Thoroughly enjoyed myself

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chinx259
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by with some family to do coffee together in Durban. We found the park easy to find, parking was easy, secure and close to the entrance. The coffee shop, while not comprehensive, was adequately catered for in their menu with very reasonable prices...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank brianm723
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been 02 years after our last visit to the park. This time we took the children with. They enjoyed the outing- seeing animals which you don't get to see in the big city. Things have changed since our last visit. We were greeted by...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The zoo hold various smaller animals like blue duiker, small South American monkeys, raccoons and various birds. The largest animals in the zoo are aldabra giant tortoises. The zoo has children's playground, a walk through aviary, it has Blue Zoo tea garden as well as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sandanezwe
Reviewed January 7, 2019

The surrounding provide good space for prams and children and high chairs are provided . Not far from the Cafe are the animals ranging from birds ,ducks , fish , monkeys and tortoise being ideal and close up for good viewing and well described. It's...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ian V
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

It is a very good and peaceful place to take the children for the day. I have been there over 20 time this year.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank modhooma
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Park is neat. A good place for children. Blue Zoo is a nice cafe although service has dropped in recent years. A good outing for the family.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ajaypm
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Great park beautifully kept great garden with some interesting plants. Well kept zoo with animals in good condition . Great place for family outing or some alone time to wander through the garden and zoo or just relax under the trees and watch the wild...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank frikkiebuys
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

I remember coming to the Mitchell Park Zoo with my grandmother about 60 years ago. At that time it was a proper zoo with large animals - Nelie the elephant was no longer there, but her presence was still remembered. The Zoo today has many...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vernonv435
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Service was very good and the food delicious. Had the best scones I have ever tasted and the coffee was excellent. It's a lovely setting in the pretty gardens and has a play area for kids too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MargieLoudon
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dhineshan
December 13, 2018|
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Response from frikkiebuys | Reviewed this property |
No have never seen any pets and think they are not allowed as there are water birds at the dam
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keyureep
December 13, 2018|
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Response from frikkiebuys | Reviewed this property |
Sory I thought you asked about the botanical gardens . I think pets on a leach are allowed
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