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Mitchell Park

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A Walk in the Park

Refreshing walk in the park to view the botanicals and watch the families enjoying their outings on... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
william s
Marietta, Georgia
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Afternoon trip

Was great for my kids o see things that I enjoyed as a kid. My dad took me to this place as a kid... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Urumqi, China
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Refreshing walk in the park to view the botanicals and watch the families enjoying their outings on a Saturday afternoon. Park was clean and well kept. Separate playground for children near the zoo. Many families were enjoying sporting activities.

Thank william s
Reviewed 3 September 2017

spend some time in Mitchell Park. Have a light lunch enjoy the animals. Very calm and clean. away from tghe traffic yet in the best part of Durban

1  Thank franco t
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

My grandkids loved the Mitchell Park zoo and seeing all the creatures, especially the monkeys, Racoon, massive tortoises and birds. It is very sad, after my previous visit about a year ago, that the Meerkat is still alone - these sociable creatures cannot be in...More

1  Thank Chimbie
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Was great for my kids o see things that I enjoyed as a kid. My dad took me to this place as a kid and I absolutely enjoyed it and have fond memories. I wanted to do the same with my kids as well, bird...More

Thank RacerDarius
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Ever since I was a child I have enjoyed going to Mitchell Park. The biggest treat is always to see if the crocodile has moved. Now I take my children and my sister's grandchildren. Unfortunately the crocodile is no longer there, they replaced him with...More

2  Thank geyserhv
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Beautiful gardens with huge area for the children to play. It is a fun place for kids where they can explore the nature. Since it is an open space, avoid visiting there during hot days. There are a lot of animals to see and the...More

2  Thank car0linamary
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We spent some time in durban recently and discovered this gem. It's been here for years and still does Durban proud. This is one beautiful park that caters for the whole family not just the children. We enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere at the Blue Zoo...More

1  Thank VeeMatt
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The zoo was a hit with my child. Loved walking around and seeing the animals and birds. Entry to the gardens is free but the zoo has a minimal fee. For adults it is R11. For kids below 12 it is R8 and pensioners it...More

1  Thank Vishanth S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A relaxing place to walk especially with babies & toddlers who can run around in a safe place - there are also good play areas - one next to the excellent Blue Zoo restaurant often has a friendly Child Minder on hand ...

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Mitchell Park is as its always been a bit run down I suppose its due to lack of funding. I was a bit disappointed today to see that the flamingos are now gone. Its fine for small children but once you have been you don't...More

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