Coming This YearWorld of Reptiles

World of Reptiles is the slithering, creeping, crawling and curious adventure you’ve been waiting for. Discover the new exhibits, meet who’s coming and learn how you can donate.

HEALTH AND WELLNESSZoo Tracks

The Virginia Zoo has partnered with the YMCA of South Hampton Roads to bring you “Zoo Tracks,” a new walking program that encourages members and visitors to exercise while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of the Zoo.

From the Zoo BlogHangin’ Around with the Siamangs

April 18, 2017 - In honor of Ape Awareness Month, April’s Tales of the Tails Animal Stories is about one of the Virginia Zoo’s most popular species of ape, the siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus). Walk into the Zoo on a nice, warm day and one of … More »

Up Close and PersonalBehind-the-Scenes Adventures

Did you know that you can feed a giraffe, meet a tortoise or chill with a sloth? Learn more about our nine different behind-the-scenes tours.

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EDUCATIONSchool Programs

We are wild about learning and the Zoo has programs to fit all your educational needs. Our Education Department offers many memorable ways to explore science and nature.