AMENITIES

ATM’S

Located inside the Gift Shop and at the African Village Cafe.

RESTROOMS

Located inside the Zoo:

  • next to the Membership office
  • next to the Beastro at the ZooFarm
  • between Tiger and Otter/Gibbon exhibit in Asia
  • outside of the African Village Cafe
GIFT SHOP

Located inside the Zoo to the left of the Membership office.

MEMBERSHIP

The membership office is located to the right of the ticket booths inside the Zoo. Here you can purchase or renew a membership, recover lost and found items, or use a first aid kit.

SECURITY

There are several security personnel located on grounds at all times. The security office is located on the second floor inside the Admin Building.

STROLLER SHACK

Strollers/wagons can be rented for the day at $10 ($6 fee and $4 deposit). Unfortunately we do not offer double-wide strollers, but the wagons do seat two children. They can be found out side the Zoo’s Gift Shop.

Motorized and regular wheelchairs available for rent. The motorized wheelchairs cost $30/members and $35/nonmembers. Regular wheelchairs are $10. All costs are for the entire day.

WATER PLAZA

Join the fun at one of the most-loved attractions at the Virginia Zoo. The entry plaza fountains are beautiful to see and hard to resist. Don’t forget to pack the kid’s bathing suits when you visit the Zoo, so everyone can enjoy the fun.

Pleasant seating is provided for those who want to relax and watch their excited children frolic in the water.

The fountain closes at 4:45 pm and during inclement weather.

PLAYGROUND

Located at the Animal Wellness Campus, this playground consists of five enrichment items, identical to the ones the Zoo gives its own animals. The“mulch”in the Enrichment Playground is made from recycled tires.

FREE PARKING

Over 700 parking spaces for your convenience.