Journey to mysterious places inhabited by exotic animals from around the world–without leaving Hampton Roads! Just board the Norfolk Southern Express train at The Virginia Zoo for an expedition to Asia – Trail of the Tiger or Africa’s Okavango Delta!
Discover lions, bears, elephants, gibbons, giraffes, colorful birds and more! Watch the red panda climb through the trees just above your head. Go nose-to-nose with a prairie dog in an underground viewing bubble. Enjoy a stroll among our themed gardens and beautiful landscaping.
The Virginia Zoo provides education and entertainment for people of all ages, and the Zoo is home to more than 400 animals on 53 beautifully landscaped acres. Our enriched exhibits encourage the animals’ natural behavior, and provide information about their habitats, what they eat and their worldwide conservation status.
Visiting the Virginia Zoo is a fantastic thing to do with family and friends, and it’s a terrific value! The Zoo is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except major winter holidays.
3500 Granby Street
Norfolk, VA 23504