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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” (31 reviews)
“animal shows” (9 reviews)
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23 Rock Hill Road, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
+61 2 4421 3949
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I went to this park years ago and quite enjoyed myself however this time I didn’t. Donkeys had cracked hooves and needed a jolly good brush. Signs were tired. I hope the horse gets out at some point. You used to be able to wander...More

Thank Helevans
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little zoo in the most beautiful settings. The cheeky birds kept me entertained for hours. Coffee was great and the water outlook was relaxing too

Thank mumofmonkees
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here a few times. While a limited selection of animals, most are easily seen, and close up. Unfortunately the crocodile show has ceased, but the lions make up for this. The various shows are worth it, the staff friendly, and the petting zoo a...More

Thank Sydntooli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So fresh and always great! We always buy our meat here insted of the supermarket as its always fresh.

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great zoo for young kids. Buy a bag of feed for $1 and feed the kangaroos and farm animals. There are a lot of native Australian animals as well as lions. Have your photo taken with the koala. You can see all the animals and...More

Thank Jezpoo6263
Reviewed 11 October 2017

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 3 October 2017

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 3 October 2017

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 October 2017

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

3  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 29 September 2017

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
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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.