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Shoalhaven Zoo

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Address: 23 Rock Hill Road, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
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US$304.40*
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A Good Family Outing

It's been several years since our last visit to the Shoalhaven Zoo so we were surprised by the greater variety of animals there now. It's a lovely spot next to the river and you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Wendy B
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Cambewarra, Australia
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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love this intimate zoo. It has a really laid back feel to it, the talks are really informative and fun. The yearly pass is fantastic value for money. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy in the beautiful setting by the river or grab a bit to lunch at the cafe.

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Cambewarra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's been several years since our last visit to the Shoalhaven Zoo so we were surprised by the greater variety of animals there now. It's a lovely spot next to the river and you could have a day out with a picnic lunch on the banks. Our one year old grandchild loved the close encounters with the farm animals and... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved the hands on experiences of seeing Australia's fauna upclose. The zoo was well maintained and presented perfect learning experiences for all ages. Meeting the Dingos and the crocodiles were a special treat.

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Thank Sharika40
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Celebrating a 1 year old birthday while on holidays this was a great outing. Enjoyed by all the children despite it being a hot day. Some extra shade and seating for grandparents and less able bodied would be appreciated. Shows seen were good and very informative. Very slow service in kiosk

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Thank Marion d
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful little Zoo. Reasonable entry cost. Staff talks awesome and was able to have photo taken with either a wombat, Koala or Echidna or all 3 at a reasonable price. Cafe food good. Great morning out.

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Thank hjw7
Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this zoo. When I read about it I got the impression it was for little kids, but that's not the case. My entire family enjoyed it ages 21, 19 and 16. It was so awesome. Walked into kangaroo exhibit and a baby Joey was just laying next to the path that you could pet it. We watched on... More 

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Thank Beth L
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing, just amazing. We watched the lions eat. The animals were all well kept. Not too much walking

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this zoo on the 27/12/16, taking my 9 year old nephew, and 13 year neice. We have just moved to nowra and have enjoyed exploring the area. Today as a treat I took the kids on the lion feeding experience, and what an experience it is. The staff are all friendly and ever so knowledgable. We learnt... More 

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Thank Sally T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

went today with our 4 & 6 year old. they liked it. hot day. highlights were the crocodile feeding, lion feeding and getting to take a photo hugging a wombat. the facilities are a little sparse but it is a private zoo after all. dragon ladies in the front counter were very strict to shoo away those who have a... More 

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Wollongong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hardly anyone here, which was a little weird, but I thoroughly enjoyed myself with the 'shows' and the one on one with the keepers and animals. Lots of interactions, and even patted a sugar glider and her babies, sooo soft! Farm yard experience was great!

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