This is a VERY nice little zoo... animals are clean, viewable, and good all around selection. Spent about half a day strolling. Nice petting zoo for small ones. Food available ( reasonable) and gift shop is well stocked and also reasonable. This was a great alternative to the beach for a day. Entrance fee is affordable for a family on... 更多
The Virginia Zoo is filled with various animals, exhibits and information that will entertain people of all ages. Inside the entrance is a water exhibit for kids to play in. There are also benches to allow adults to rest and watch their kids play. The Tiger Exhibit is really neat the way it is designed. The African Exhibit is also... 更多
We have been to the zoo so many times. We always start with the train ride ($2 extra). Plan to walk a lot so make sure you wear comfortable shoes. Exhibits are wonderfully made and we always stop by the gift shop on the way out!!
The one thing that differentiates this zoo from other zoos that I have visited is the volunteers/ workers. At many of the animal enclosures throughout the zoo is a person who is there to give information about the animals. They will move throughout the section and talk about each of the animals in the section. We were impressed with a... 更多
I have wanted to visit this Zoo for years and finally did it! While the Zoo is not large, they have a good assortment of animals and a good layout with natural habitats and wide walking areas. There is also a good amount of shade and seating areas. Water fountains in the entrance area gives children a great chance to... 更多
This is our second trip to this zoo while on vacation. Nice size, not gigantic lots to see and get closer to animals. Habitats are nice and the grand baby liked the little spray park when you first come into zoo. We save that for last to cool off. Food is pretty tasteless, except popcorn.
We loved visiting the Virginia Zoo. The water play area is a big hit. It is great to take a break and let the kids cool off in the middle of the day. I recommend getting there when the Zoo opens at 10am. The animals seem more active. The zoo is very cleam and the staff is very friendly and... 更多