Coming SoonWorld 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.

Zoodoption SpecialValentine's Day

Tell your Valentine you love them like no otter with this special Zoodoption package! At just $45, you’ll get an 8″ otter plush, otter fact sheet, otter personalized certificate, otter photo and magnet frame, and a personalized card.

From the Zoo BlogNickels in the New Year

January 18, 2018 - Whole Foods Market in Virginia Beach has selected The Virginia Zoo to be the recipient of their Nickels for Nonprofits community giving program for the next three months. Customers who bring their reusable bags to shop at Whole Foods Market … 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.