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Shoalhaven Zoo

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Address: 23 Rock Hill Rd, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
Phone Number: 0244213949
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Interesting, informative and fun

Sited beautifully on the bank of the Shoalhaven River with cliffs behind. Very good and interesting talks suiting all ages. And then.......that wonderful slide!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Nowra, Australia
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Callala Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to this zoo many times and there is always something new. The staff are very willing to include children and visitors in activities even just wandering around not necessarily a planned display activity. The grounds offer a wonderful relaxed place for a picnic lunch with magnificent views. Because it's small and a bit out of the way... More 

Thank Robyn H
Nowra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sited beautifully on the bank of the Shoalhaven River with cliffs behind. Very good and interesting talks suiting all ages. And then.......that wonderful slide!

Thank sue2509
Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this zoo twice so far with my family. I must say that I enjoyed it both times. I my opinion I would say that it more like a wildlife park because the size of the place is still quite small (but more than enough space for a young children). They have the timetable for various animal shows, including... More 

Thank The_Agent2012
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is a great family zoo. Small but hands on. It is set on the Shoalhaven River, one of the prettiest rivers. The zoo offers extra experiences, like going in to the little monkey habitat ,for a true hands on experience. The animals are varied and you can walk amongst a variety of them in a large enclosure. The... More 

Thank joshoalhaven
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great scenic spot on the Shoalhaven river. Small zoo but very informative and interactive. Great to see Trent back into the croc show after his little incident a few years ago.

Thank Dave B
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this lovely zoo yesterday with my four year old grandson and it exceeded all my expectations. The animals looked contented, their enclosures were generous and clean, the keepers were friendly and helpful and there were many hands on activities. In the three hours we spent there, we patted rabbits, Bluegum the koala, a ringtail possum, an eight year... More 

Thank Lesley2850
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

A nice family friendly zoo. Perfect for locals with children as the annual passes are ridiculously affordable, less than the cost of 2 visits. Animal shows are well thought out and very informative. This zoo has gone through a significant rejuvenation over the past few years introducing quite a few new animals with more on the way. The farmyard is... More 

Thank William C
Sydney, Australia
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110 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

My wife and went to the Zoo on the weekend and was very disappointed . The entrance road to the zoo is via a very rough one way track and only wide enough for one car, if you should meet another car in the middle one, has to reverse back. The price of $25.00 per adult is way to much... More 

Thank Steve C
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

The third time I have been and not the last ... each moment has been amazing memories and the staff were friendly and helpful ... Thank you to Tristan and the staff and a big thank you to Zootography and their photography course for another awesome day ... Nic and Trent were also amazing taking time out to chat to... More 

Thank Leslee E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Thanks Tristan we had the most amazing day on our zootography tour. All the better with your wonderful help and knowledge. This zoo while small has more than enough for the whole family. Worth a visit and if you can book a up close and personal with the marmoset monkeys. The more active in the family will love the tree... More 

Thank Esther C

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