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Shoalhaven Zoo

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23 Rock Hill Road, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
+61 2 4421 3949
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“the river” (30 reviews)
“animal shows” (10 reviews)
“annual pass” (8 reviews)
23 Rock Hill Road, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
+61 2 4421 3949
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definately aimed at kids, with a great river side location. Animals and staff all seemed happy. Have been coming here for years and always is great value compered with another private zoo north of Wollongong

Thank fbmbc1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes its a small zoo but if you are an animal lover you wont mind that there are none of the big game animals (except the lions). For a zoo it is a magical setting with some great sandstone cliffs huddling the zoo one side...More

Thank 425darren
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smaller zoos like this one offer an up close and personal view of the animals without the crowds. We had pictures taken with 4 different animals (Baby Croc, Large Snake, 2 lizards and a Dingo for $30 in total - great value. The Lions were...More

Thank Star_Trekers2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Either the Shoalhaven Zoo or the Nowra Shoalhaven Park ( Trees Adventure) should invest in fencing off the two parks, my five minute visit at the petting Zoo terrorized my Kids and they demanded a entry fee for the zoo very disappointing

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here once almost 20 years ago, and this time feels like nothing has changed since ;) It happens to be a very windy day so it's very dusty, but the zoo is lovely, my daughter had a great time holding a baby bunny...More

Thank bulaohu
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great family day at the zoo, lots to see and do. Good range of animals and attractions. Cafe has a great outdoors area to enjoy a coffee

Thank Signus
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is such a lovely little Zoo. Not to be missed. There is lots going on. The keeper will let you watch the crocks being fed from him. Everything about the animals is clearly explained.

Thank julia h
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Good variety of animals on display in well kept enclosures plenty to see with the animal keepers putting on educative talks throughout the day.

Thank roldenburg
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A fantastic zoo that gets you close to the animals. We did the ultimate Aussie experience as we had an overseas visitor and it was well worth the money getting to interact with the animals. Trent the zoo keeper was awesome, he clearly loved his...More

Thank Kolsky
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is a regular place for us to take overseas visitors. It has a certain amateurish aspect to it which is part of its attraction. You can go up to the kangaroos/wallabies to feed and pat them - a great experience for kids. They have...More

Thank Glenno11
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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.