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Shoalhaven Zoo

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“annual pass”(9 reviews)
“croc show”(8 reviews)
23 Rock Hill Rd, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
+61 2 4421 3949
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed a visit here on Monday. Animal feeding shows were fun and the scenery and surrounds are spectacular. I also like how you can get close to the animals and they all look happy.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Muskrat11
Reviewed 1 week ago

$85 family pass and spent one and a half hours here. Once you have seen Taronga seems tiny. I recommend for young children, as feeding animals is fun.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jayaust
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Zoo is for families - only small, but very well looked after. The Petting Farm is great for the younger children. All the animals are cared for.... Take a picnic lunch and enjoy on the bank of the Shoalhaven River

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had so much fun loved watching my teenage kids enjoy themselves like little kids. Highly recommend also the tree top activity looked great

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank anna-kara
Reviewed 20 November 2018

My overall impression - SAD. The zoo environment and animals were disappointing and we came aware with the overall sad impression. The most telling were the dusty enclosures and sad expressions on animal faces, particularly the lions.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PeteBarb2018
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Went to the zoo and splurged on the VIP experience for my 60th birthday. This set us back $500 but for a special occasion it was worth every cent. For just over 2 hours we went from one enclosure to another, meeting and feeding so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Great day out for kids and adults. Well maintained and animals are well looked after. Cost is very reasonable and affordable.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank debbiereid10
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great little zoo and things to do for the adventurous ones who like heights. Cafe has good coffee also

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lee R
Reviewed 23 October 2018

I haven’t been, but I’m researching this for school. From what I can tell, if you could go anywhere in the world, this is where you should go.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely day and the experience of being relatively close to all the animals was excellent. Good value and a terrific place to take children and enjoy the tree zip lines.

Date of experience: November 2017
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10 January 2018|
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Response from corinne s | Property representative |
There is wheelchair access, the paths through the zoo are crushed granite so some areas are uneven, but plenty of prams and wheelchairs do come in. There is a disability toilet
26 May 2016|
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Response from johnnthel | Reviewed this property |
If youre a rewards club member (warilla bowls and rec or dapto leagues etc) you get buy one get one free.