Guests no longer need to make advance reservations or have a timed entry EXCEPT for ZooBoo and during Spring Break in which all Zoo visitors, including members will be required to purchase tickets in advance. Tickets purchased online will be valid for the date purchased only and can be used anytime starting at 9:30 am until 3 pm when the entry gates close. Gates will remain open for Zoo Members only until 3:30 pm. The Zoo closes at 4 pm.
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS
- Adults (ages 12+) $19
- Seniors (ages 62+) $17
- Children (ages 2-11) $16
Prices listed includes the Conservation and Technology Fee
Military, First Responders, Teachers, Norfolk Residents & City of Norfolk Employees and their dependents can receive $2 off each General Admission Ticket purchased with a valid ID.
Advance reservations and timed ticketing for everyone, including Zoo members, may be used in during high traffic times or events like spring break, or the popular annual event, ZooBoo.
Currently, Timed Ticketing is not required.
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- Children under 2
- Virginia Zoo Members
- Individuals with ADA-Recognized Disability and One Companion can receive free admission upon request.
NORFOLK POWERUP! PROGRAM
- Adults & Children $6 each (including Conservation & Technology Fee)
Please bring a valid Medicaid or qualifying insurance card with you upon arrival for each ticket purchased. If proof of discount qualification is not provided, you will be charged the cost to upgrade to a Full Price General Admission ticket.
The Zoo offers discounts for groups of 20 or more.
Parking is free and designated bus parking is available.
School group interested in a field trip, but looking to guide your class through the Zoo independently? We offer field trip opportunities on the weekdays only. Email us at email@example.com.
REFUNDS / RAINCHECKS
Most of our facilities are outside. Due to weather conditions, some animals may not be visible or on exhibit. We do not offer refunds or rainchecks.