Explore Tours – Conservation Story

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. Two exciting themes are available: Conservation […]

Explore Tours – Science of the Zoo

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. Two exciting themes are available: Conservation […]

Running Wild: Feathered Friends!

May is a great month to look for birds! So many are migrating, building nests, and singing! What kinds of birds can you find in nature?With the goal of exploring the outdoors and getting a little dirty, play in natural spaces has been shown to improve physical health, support mental and emotional wellbeing, and promote […]

Running Wild: Feathered Friends!

May is a great month to look for birds! So many are migrating, building nests, and singing! What kinds of birds can you find in nature?With the goal of exploring the outdoors and getting a little dirty, play in natural spaces has been shown to improve physical health, support mental and emotional wellbeing, and promote […]

Edzoocation: World Otter Day

EdZoocation Days are back - and virtual! Join us each month as we explore a wild animal, place or initiative at the Virginia Zoo. These Virtual Voyages put a whole new spin on educational learning. Tune in this month as we learn all about otters!Tune in HERE.

Nature and Eco Kayak Tour

Virginia Zoo and Norfolk Kayak Rentals are partnering for the Lafayette River’s first Nature & Eco tour – on a kayak! Join us as we explore the Lafayette River on our Nature & Eco Tour, benefitting the Virginia Zoo’s Act for Wildlife Fund. On this tour we discuss the river’s ecosystems, marine wildlife, issues facing […]

Edzoocation: Dinosaur Day

EdZoocation Days are back - and virtual! Join us each month as we explore a wild animal, place or initiative at the Virginia Zoo. These Virtual Voyages put a whole new spin on educational learning. Tune in this month as we learn all about the distant relatives of dinosaurs that you can find at the […]

June Membership Swap

The Virginia Zoo and The Norfolk Botanical Garden are swapping members for the month of June. More information coming soon!

Nature and Eco Kayak Tour

Virginia Zoo and Norfolk Kayak Rentals are partnering for the Lafayette River's first Nature & Eco tour - on a kayak! Join us as we explore the Lafayette River on our Nature & Eco Tour, benefitting the Virginia Zoo’s Act for Wildlife Fund. On this tour we discuss the river’s ecosystems, marine wildlife, issues facing […]

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Late til 8 (Members FREE)

The Zoo is Open Late Till 8 every other Friday this summer! Come see what the animals do after-hours and what the Zoo looks like as the sun sets. Food, drink, beer and wine will be available for purchase. Exhibits will stay open, however some areas may be closed including the ZooFarm, World of Reptiles […]

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THE ZOO IS NOW OPEN!

Due to limited capacity, EVERYONE must make a reservation online.

See you soon!

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