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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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Fun Times

The Mitchell Park complex, set in the leafy suburb of Morningside, is always a hit with the... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2016
Durban, South Africa
Great Day at the Blue Zoo

The food at the restaurant in the park was awesome and affordable. The Zoo is very affordable and... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2016
Ludwig K
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  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

The Mitchell Park complex, set in the leafy suburb of Morningside, is always a hit with the littlies. Comprised of a grassy park (with benches, tables and a play area) and a zoo, it is rightly one of Durban's most popular attractions. The entry fee...More

1  Thank ShannonAnnaPK
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The food at the restaurant in the park was awesome and affordable. The Zoo is very affordable and is a great attraction for a half day excursion.

Thank Ludwig K
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The park is beautiful and peaceful with a little café to the one side. The animal park has some really interesting creatures as well as some super cute, more interactive creatures :) good with friends, family, or your partner.

Thank Yadah K
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I really enjoyed this little zoo, cheap to get in and bigger than I anticipated for a park zoo. Lots of birds, fish, monkeys and other small animals too, all seem to be well looked after, well fed and happy too. It took us a...More

1  Thank RichardEllis70
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

There is a lot of birds and a few mammals. But the problem is that some of the pathways sand and branches. The dark house was empty. Door open no sign visable to inform what was taking place. There was a dead rat that no...More

Thank NJC112
Reviewed 10 November 2016

A great place where you can take your family or partner.Lots of fun for kids and space for them to run around.Very safe place except for the monkeys who keeps stealing your food:) There's also a zoo there with lots of birds etc and educational...More

Reviewed 3 November 2016

For family outings, this place ia a winner for sure. Lot's to keep the kids enjoying the slides, swings etc in the play area. For a small fee one can go into the Zoo area and what a fantastic collection of birds, monkeys, other reptiles...More

Thank Z7559PVmohamede
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The tickets for entrance are cheap and affordable but there's quite a lot see inside the park. Many birds and a few primates which I always enjoy seeing. There was also Galapagos Tortoises which I'd never seen before! There's lots of other animals as well...More

Thank TGatehouse
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Mitchell Park has a little zoo with quite a range of small animals. There is playground equipment and a restaurant. Great family vibes over the weekend.

Thank Byron B
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a nice park although over weekends as it is small it gets a little crowded. The lower section is mostly open grass with a nice seating area under a huge tree – suitable for families with children there is a quite large swings...More

Thank GDay1044
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