Give the gift of the Virginia Zoo! Visit the Virginia Zoo’s 2023 Gift Guide to see many other options for your gift. Or stop into our gift shop and do some shopping for the perfect gift!

Gift Tickets

A day at the Zoo makes the perfect gift! Give a gift ticket to the Virginia Zoo. These tickets are good for 365 days from purchase and can be used for general admission to the Zoo. Click here to purchase your tickets today!

Gift Membership

Know that you want to gift a membership? Purchase a Virginia Zoo gift membership for any of our various membership levels. Receive an email voucher to redeem your membership. Click here to get yours!

Gift Cards

Need to find the perfect gift for that particular family member, coworker or friend? Look no further than a Virginia Zoo gift card! Give them the option to choose what they want from items that are one-size pleases all!

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Gift cards can be used in the Zoo’s Membership Office, Gift Shop, Restaurant and now, at the Zoo Train. They can also be used for Education Programs, Behind-the-Scenes tours, Zoodoptions and much more!

Need a gift card NOW? Select the Digital Gift Card option below and the gift card will be emailed to you or the recipient of your choice. Want an actual card to gift? Click the Physical Gift Card option below and a gift card will be mailed to the recipient.

Digital Gift Cards

Physical Gift Cards

Gift cards CANNOT be used for General Admission online or at the Ticket Booth. If redeeming a gift card at the Zoo’s Membership Office, please notify the Ticket Booth attendant upon arrival at the Zoo.


With our symbolic adoption program, you can become a “Zoo Parent”! Every animal and garden at the Virginia Zoo is available for adoption at several donation levels, starting at just $25. Proceeds benefit various Zoo programs, including the Zoo’s Conservation Fund.

Click here to purchase your zoodoption today!