We are open to the public daily from 10 am to 4 pm. All visitors and members will be required to make reservations online in advance, no walk-ups at this time. Some exhibits and attractions may be closed. Take a look at what you can expect on your next Zoo visit.
Help ensure the sustainable co-existence of people and animals. Donating to the Zoo Fund helps provide exceptional mission-based programming to school children throughout Hampton Roads, Zoo members and guests. Experiences that bond families, inspire students, advance conservation and spark a lifelong appreciation for the animals we all love.
February 17, 2021 - What is a duiker? “Duiker” is most likely an unfamiliar term in your animal vocabulary but fear not, we can clarify what this animal is and even introduce you to one of the 22 different species, specifically the Yellow-backed duikers … More
Did you know that you can mingle with a giraffe, meet a tortoise or chill with a sloth? Interested in seeing our new reptiles up-close? Learn more about our 12 different behind-the-scenes tours.
The party never ends with our new Birthday Party Packages and Virtual Birthday Parties! Your birthday boy or girl will have a wild time with a Zoo birthday party. We’ll handle all the details, just bring the birthday kid and cake!
Enhance your Zoo visit with an exclusive walking tour led by a knowledgeable and engaging Zoo educator. Learn more about wildlife conservation or the science of the Zoo on a 90-minute walking tour, and get a glimpse behind the scenes at some of your favorite areas of the Zoo.