Metro Richmond Zoo, Moseley

800 Beaver Bridge Rd. Moseley, VA 23120
Phone: (804) 739-5666
Website: Website:
Hours: 9:30am - 5:00 pm Mon thru Sat, closed major holidays

Home to over 2,000 animals, mammals include cheetahs, giraffes, and camels. There is even a zipline experience available.

Mill Mountain Zoo, Roanoke

Mill Mountain Park Roanoke, VA 24014
Phone: (540)343-3241

The Zoo offers ten acres of visiting, with 45 species of exotic and native animals. Siberian Tiger, Red Pandas, Golden Lion Tamarins, Hawks, Tree Kangaroos, and reptiles are examples of on-site exhibits. Goats and small mammals are available for up-close viewing for children.

Natural Bridge Zoo

5784 South Lee Highway Natural Bridge, VA 24450
Phone: (540) 291-2420
Hours: Vary by season, generally 9am - 5pm daily

Petting zoo and gift shop are alongside animals such as alligators, Bengal tiger, African Elephant, and Dromedary Camels, here at this privately owned zoo, in place since 1972.

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, Virginia Beach

717 General Booth Blvd Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone: (757) 385-7777

The Aquariums comprise over 800,000 gallons for viewing, placed on an 89-acre site that also includes a 3D theater, two touch pools, and live animal exhibits. Relax on the 1/3 mile nature trail.

Virginia Living Museum, Newport News

524 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard Newport News, VA 23601
Phone: (757) 595-1900

This Zoo is home to more than 250 species of animals and plants found throughout Virginia including reptiles, mammals, birds and fish. In addition, the Zoo exhibits the largest collection of native plants in Virginia.

Virginia Safari Park, Natural Bridge

229 Safari Lane Natural Bridge, VA 24578
Phone: (540) 291-3205
Hours: Vary based on season, check website for details

Virginia's only drive-thru adventure, located on 180 acres. See animals run and frolic as you drive by. See zebras, llamas, pigs and much more. After your drive-thru experience, stop and see the Safari Village Walk-Thru.
This Zoo is not affiliated with Natural Bridge Zoo.

Virginia Zoological Park, Norfolk

3500 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23504
Phone: (757) 441-2374