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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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Fun and Interactive

Even though Shoalhaven Zoo isn't huge, it still offers all you can ask for. Very interactive for all ages, offering different shows and feeding areas. Very affordable and would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Lewis C
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Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even though Shoalhaven Zoo isn't huge, it still offers all you can ask for. Very interactive for all ages, offering different shows and feeding areas. Very affordable and would recommend to any famlies

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Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely day out here recently. Visited with my parents (66yrs) and daughters (10 & 5yrs) and there was something for everyone. We all loved feeding the kangaroos and farmyard animals (personal favourite was the water buffalo)! We watched the Furry Friends Show and learned a lot about wombats, echidnas and possums. We ate lunch in the cafe... More 

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Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is on the smaller side but definitely a good day out. Everything is in good view and all the animal actually move around. The koala & reptile photos are good except could be bigger size photos for what you pay. Otherwise all in all a good day out.

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Thank Peta M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little zoo is well kept and a great outing for families with small kids. I am concerned about the dingoes that get no sun in their pen against the cliff face. It must be freezing in Winter

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Mollymook, Australia
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there for a child's birthday, lots to see and do, wandering peacocks , lyre birds etc, hands on area with rabbits, guinea pigs, wandering ducks, chickens geese, baby goats. Some areas of the zoo could do with a bit of updating. The snake handlers show was very interesting, the rock and climb through the trees looked like a... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here for many years - it's a great little zoo - loved the couple of talks that we made it to - think it would be fantastic for families with tree walk activities on offer too.

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Nowra, Australia
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76 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We get an annual pass. Great cost effective way to go when want through the year. The addition of the lions is a great drawcard and to be so close is awesome. Once some of the amenities are fixed up it will be amazing. The only real let down is the cafe overpriced for poor quality. Great small zoo for... More 

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Thank daniel b
Shoalhaven, Australia
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This little zoo is a great day out for young families, a great range of native wildlife, plenty of birds, a great barnyard area always popular with the kids. Now they have four lions! One of my favourite things about this zoo is that there are plenty or areas to sit and eat a picnic lunch, and my kids love... More 

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Thank angie_robyn
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

It was an excellent day. Although they are a small zoo they are expanding. It's reasonable in price and offers a range of services ie. Having pictures taken with animals and guided tours. We chose to meet the monkeys and they were amazing. They have a large variety of animals and also have a large petting zoo.

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Thank Paul B
Shellharbour, Australia
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Visited recently with family and overseas visitor. We were very impressed by the reasonable entry fee, the layout of the area and the various other activities available like zip lines and bush treks. The animal enclosures seemed well maintained and spaced out. The cafe served nice meals and coffee at ok prices. A lovely way to spend a day. Needs... More 

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