It’s been a wild year, with lots of time spent online and around the house. So why not branch out in 2021 with the Virginia Zoo. Gifts from the Zoo give an opportunity to create memories, encourage learning, help wildlife around the world and support a cornerstone of the Hampton Roads Community and an asset to the Zoo world.

Click the links below or call the Gift Shop at 757.441.2374, ext 260 to make your purchases today.

Zoo Memberships, $69+

The gift that gives all year, plus includes great perks like Membership swaps, food and merchandise discounts at the Zoo & more! 



Ultimate adrenaline rush? Meeting exotic animals up close and personal. Eight to choose from!


Train token gift bag, $30

A great stocking stuffer for all ages! Receive 20 rides for $30 – $10 off the regular price. Call the Membership Office at 757.441.2347 ext 257 to order or purchase in person.

Gift Cards, flexible values

Let your giftee pick how to enjoy their adventure. Virginia Zoo gift cards can be used for membership, behind-the-scenes tours, food and merchandise at the Gift Shop.


Zoodoptions, $25+

Adopt one of the Zoo’s animals and support conservation efforts of their counterparts in the wild.


Eco-friendly Jewelry, prices vary

Beautiful handmade by artisans in Ecuador from the Tagua Nut. Call 757.441.2374, ext 260 to purchase yours!

Book and Plush Gift Sets, $35

Matching board book and stuffed animals make great “First Christmas” gifts. Call 757.441.2374, ext 260 to purchase yours!

African Forest Honey, prices vary

Honey from African bees, sustainably reared in traditionally-made hives from renewable forest.


ZOO SWAG, prices vary

New selection of magnets, postcards, stickers, and more featuring spectacular photos of our very own animals.


flip flop animals, prices vary

A big hit with everyone these Kenyan hand-sculpted creatures help clean the beaches. Check out the new gift set that includes a flip flop animal, door stop, key ring and 2 pencil toppers for just $25!


plush pops, $13

Nothing keeps your precious candy safer than an animal guardian. A favorite among kids – big and little alike!