Shoalhaven Zoo, Nowra

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  • 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 t...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 int...  more »
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  • Nice clean toilets, good little shop. Great hands on farm for little ones. Buy food to feed some animals. Small local zoo, staff doing the talk was not as friendly or helpful as other zoo's. Beautiful location on the river, paths not for prams. Watch you step and watch out for loose materials lying around. An awesome slide for older kiddies or small kids with dad or mum. Great variety of animals. I would go back again. We enjoyed our day and the money we spend helps the animals.
  • We discovered this zoo by accident as we were driving through Shoalhaven and I was not disappointed. The petting zoo area is a lot of fun and children would love it there. There is not a huge variety of animals, but there is definitely enough there for a nice day out, especially if you can do the treetop walks (I had a broken bone at the time so I couldn't). The wallaby and kangaroo walk was a lot of fun too.
  • Amazing private zoo experience with multiple shows daily giving you the chance to get hands on experiences with your favourite animals at no extra cost!! Walk around and feed the Kangaroos, Emus, Buffalo and Farm Animals with your little pouch of food. Have the opportunity to pet your favourite furry native friends and lots of reptiles, even see the keepers feeding the saltwater crocs whilst sitting next to them! Highly recommend this zoo to anyone from near or far, you won't regret it :)
  • Just love the zoo, was there for the Easter weekend and kids just love coming and being so hands on. Really missed Trent doing the shows and talk just wasn't the same but shall be back in 2 weeks for another visit.
  • A nice little private zoo, a good day out for younger kids (ages 4-10), without breaking the bank. Good educational presentations plus individual hands-on experiences at reasonable extra cost. Not a big range of exotic animals, but enough to make it a zoo, not just a petting farm. We visited with 2 year olds so didn't get to see as much of the place as an older family would, but much fun was had chasing the ducks & hand feeding the goats, sheep, donkeys & kangaroos (bags of animal food are $1 at the gift shop on the way in). Not big enough to impress teens but a pretty good day's entertainment for younger kids, especially if they don't get much contact with animals.
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