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Shoalhaven Zoo

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23 Rock Hill Rd, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
+61 2 4421 3949
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Private Shoalhaven Zoo Experience from Sydney
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river” (33 reviews)
“animal shows” (10 reviews)
“annual pass” (8 reviews)
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23 Rock Hill Rd, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
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+61 2 4421 3949
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"the river"
in 33 reviews
"animal shows"
in 10 reviews
"annual pass"
in 8 reviews
"croc show"
in 7 reviews
"baby wombat"
in 7 reviews
"keeper talks"
in 6 reviews
"photos taken"
in 5 reviews
"water buffalo"
in 5 reviews
"giant slide"
in 5 reviews
"native animals"
in 6 reviews
"great animals"
in 4 reviews
"overseas visitors"
in 4 reviews
"lovely location"
in 4 reviews
"great family day"
in 6 reviews
"slippery dip"
in 5 reviews
"capuchin monkeys"
in 3 reviews
"family trip"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not a very big zoo but can easily spend half a day here. Very reasonable entrance fees to get in and very friendly zookeepers and staff. Even the volunteers are amazing. Make sure you don’t miss the crocodile feeding or the lion feeding show. Zookeepers...More

Thank jatti72
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Thus isnt a big zoo but it is a great place to visit and spend a day. There are scheduled talked throughout the day and the zoo offers great opportunities to get up close to the animals. The staff seem really dedicated and obviously love...More

Thank Timbo066
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to this zoo is well worth it, while not very big there is a lot to see and do. The staff are very knowledgeable and help. It was windy the day we went and a lot of dust was stirred up.

Thank Aussie2406
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This relatively small local Zoo is just outside Nowra, and has a remarkable selection of local (and not at all local!) wildlife. Entrance costs are reasonable (by Aussie standards!), and it iasily possible to spend over half a day here, since there is a lot...More

Thank Timea S
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

As a family, we’ve seen loads of zoos...this one surprised us by having a great range of animals set in such a picturesque setting. Had a beautiful lunch in the cafe with fantastic views. Kids loved the kangaroo feeding as well. A great way to...More

Thank Jacinta M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Set on the banks of the Shoalhaven river this zoo offers plenty to see and get involved in .Great for children with lots of hands on activities and informative talks . The treetops activities next to the zoo have to be seen to be believed...More

Thank 809Bob809
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Great for my 3yr and 2yr old kids. It's small and affordable. Easy for them to get around with entertaining and informative animal talks. The lions were a bit underwhelming as they were not really interested in the feed or a show but het can't...More

Thank ElizabethJoanne
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

If you want to get up close to the animals this is the zoo for you. We could not believe how close you could get to them! You can feed the Wallaby's/Wallaroo's, stroke a Koala and hold a Dingo! Had to stop my wife from...More

Thank Stuart C
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing meerkat experience at the zoo. Met lovely staff, very informative. Jen who did all the shows was fabulous. Such a beautiful peaceful setting right on the river as well. Loved it!

Thank maggie_girl26
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

My children loved the slide and the petting zoo (especially the rabbits). There was a good selection of birds and Australian natives, and a smattering of other animals.

Thank christinejan2018
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rosanneseabrook
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
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Willingalefamily
26 May 2016|
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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.
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