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Shoalhaven Zoo

#1 of 15 things to do in Nowra Features Animals
23 Rock Hill Rd, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
+61 2 4421 3949
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“the river” (27 reviews)
“animal shows” (10 reviews)
“annual pass” (7 reviews)
23 Rock Hill Rd, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
+61 2 4421 3949
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually became members here as my children love it. As long as you go a few times in the year it's well worth the joining fee. The staff are really nice and the animal attractions are interesting. The location on the river is also...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the regular animal feeding shows and the barnyard experience. For a long weekend it was not crowded. The cafe was cheap and served good food. I recommend gumboots if it has been raining.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very great place too visit short drive out side nowra on way to berry. good for children lots of birds, snakes,

Thank ray12031924
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This zoo is smaller than the big city zoos, making it perfect for small children or people who have difficulty walking long distances. There is a great variety of animals and the shows are so informative and up close. The cafe I has a peaceful...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small and rather old feeling zoo. Limited animals, would suit small kids up to high school. Petting farm was a hit. Old school If you know what I mean. Probably not 2 hours unless you bring BBQ and a couple of family's. Still enjoyed...More

Thank Xb0y09
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Very expensive for a regional zoo, café very very slow. Only 10 adults in café and 4 staff working there and it took 25mins to get the coffee and scones were forgotten, asked for refund of scones. Heard staff member on phone say "we are...More

Thank amandawQ9137DK
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Shoalhaven Zoo is a hidden gem. Yes it could do with more money being spent on it, but it is still a great experience. My wife loved the African Grey Parrot and it is amazing how close you can get to the lions. The staff...More

Thank 1963Gmac
Reviewed April 18, 2017

I liked the location and the map, it was easy to navigate and finish with leisure with 2 kids. Animal shows were informative and Lions were gorgeous

Thank Javed S
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place!!! We spent all day here wondering around while teenage boys spent 3hours in the tree tops. This is a really great place, a must visit. Awesome friendly staff and gorgeous animals 😁

Thank Tinaloves D
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

On holiday from the uk and wanted our kids to see native Australian animals up close. We didn't bargain on stroking a baby salt water croc and a joey! Great value, lovely staff and beautiful setting

Thank helpech
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How much for 2 concessions and 2 kids for entry
May 26, 2016|
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Response from JessicaH2012 | Reviewed this property |
We did the Ultimate Keeper Experience - so we didn't pay the standard entry fee. The Keeper Experience is $100/person for 2 people. Food was separate - it's not a big menu but it's reasonably priced food.