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Mitchell Park

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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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A good half day outing for kids

We took our 5 and 2 year old grandkids to Mitchell Park last week. It was a good half day visit... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
Pat O
,
Worcester, South Africa
via mobile
Beautiful park, good sized.

Near Florida Road and a great view of the stadium and ocean. Many picnicking families, nice... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
Robert C
,
San Francisco, California
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“small animals” (10 reviews)
“mini zoo” (8 reviews)
“zoo area” (7 reviews)
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
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+27 31 23 2318
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

We took our 5 and 2 year old grandkids to Mitchell Park last week. It was a good half day visit. It’s clean and safe. There is a wide variety of birds but not that wide a variety of animals. Nothing really special. The gardens...More

Thank Pat O
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

Near Florida Road and a great view of the stadium and ocean. Many picnicking families, nice playground and lots of greenery.

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Mitchells Park is always busy and bustling but you will never fail to find a good spot to relax, kick some ball, have a picnic lunch or buy some ice cream from the vendors. Our last time here we were pleasantly surprised by the zoo...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

We have had our staff Christmas Lunch at the Blue Zoo at Mitchell Park two years in a row. The food is excellent. The service is also fantastic and the surroundings are lovely. We will be back next year.

Thank Kerry G
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

A group of us visited Mitchell's Park and Zoo on the morning of Sunday 4th March 2018. The children enjoyed running around freely and in the play area reserved for kids below 12 years. The gardens were beautiful with blooming flowers aesthetically planted around the...More

Thank Seevali D
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

This has always been a place that we used to take our children to play in and see the animal. It used to be well kept and now it is old and maybe budget restricted.

Thank Violetvz
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

many species of birds, snakes & monkeys to be seen - beautiful flower beds that are well kept, large playgound for kids too

Thank joanvee
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

Visited the Mitchell Park with my 2 year old grandson. He had a wonderful time riding his bike and burning off energy. There is a nice swing and slide area for the kids to play. Parking is a problem when the park is busy. Great...More

Thank Sewpersads
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

We have visited Mitchell Park on numerous occasions and it is one of our favourite places, especially with grandchildren. They love the animals and birds. We pack a picnic basket. If you are not able to, there is the Blue Zoo Cafe which opens daily....More

Thank Noleen H
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Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a park I spent alot of time at when I was a child and today I took my son to visit. The playground was alright but could use a bit of tidying up. The gardens were beautiful , but the animal park was...More

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