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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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Mitchell's Park needs serious attention

Visited the park after a very, very long time, it is sad that the park doesn't look as nice as it... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Mala P
Durban, South Africa
Mitchell Park Zoo, what a terrible disappointment!

Please stay away if you love animals, and rather donate the entrance fee to animal welfare. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
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10 Ferndale Road | Morningside, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 23 2318
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Visited the park after a very, very long time, it is sad that the park doesn't look as nice as it could. The park needs serious revamp and attention. Can definitely be cleaned better. As for the zoo that is attached, really pathetic. The animals/bird...More

Thank Mala P
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Please stay away if you love animals, and rather donate the entrance fee to animal welfare. Lovely flora but the animals..... There is kids kicking balls that landed up in enclosures, scaring the animals. No map of the "zoo", no signs and wrong signs at...More

3  Thank PierreJordaan
Reviewed 26 July 2016

There was a lot of construction going on in the zoo, but we weren't told about this before going in. Lots of areas were roped off. Quite a lot of the cages were empty, and others had no information about the animals inside or had...More

Thank Grayscale02
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We were surprised by the super cheap entrance ticket (for a family of 3 it was under R50!) however we did see dead birds in one of the cages, and not very many staff walking around (there were kids throwing balls onto the cages and...More

Thank AngelaClarkZA
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Great place to visit. We visited with a 4 year old who loved seeing the various small animals, birds etc. The gardens are lovely and very peaceful, only unfortunate thing were the few bits of litter we saw and the ponds were a bit murky....More

Thank kari20158
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Mitchell park is very popular with the locals including myself. I go often and take the grandchild as well. Lovely location to set up a picnic and let the children have a ball. Plenty of birds and other animals to see. Very relaxed atmosphere and...More

Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Well planted gardens with gorgeous trees. The disrespect for the environment is pathetic. Could be such a pleasant green city space.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Met friends at the park on a Sunday afternoon. Decent enough place to spend half a day, with a picnic of braai. Certain areas of the park though could be better maintained (grass length) There is a play area for kids, as well as a...More

Thank Gordz84
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We took a day out to the beautiful gardens and little animal farm they have. We enjoyed the outing as well as the cold beer and carrot cake. It is a beautiful garden with all colours of flowers.

Thank amarais2016
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The park is small but well kept, quiet and a pleasing environment. There is a restaurant in the park (Blue Zoo) which has a nice outside area where we had a coffee. The zoo had a very nominal charge to enter and was stocked with...More

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