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Virginia Zoo

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3500 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23504-1329
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I am so impressed that a community like Hampton Roads in Virginia has such an impressive zoo. This is a great place to visit and buy a membership so you can can often.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a diverse amount of animals. It is worth going to. The zoo has evolved over the years. There are enough animals to make it worth going to.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TraceyB635
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just a great all around experience. Staff was friendly and animals were very active and exotic! Food was affordable and the gift shop has plenty to offer

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank matthewmislan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here on a recent trip to Virginia Beach in December. It was a very warm day and all the animals were outside. This is one of the best zoos we've been too! Honestly a diamond in the rough. We loved how it is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 1witchy1
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Since my daughter was a toddler we have been going. As she got older we made a point to go just before the School Year start. When she graduated College she went abroad to teach and explore. On her return the very first place she...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

I've lived in the area my entire life. This zoo has come along way. They continue to add exhibits and upgrades. I've has the yearly membership and it's a good price.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rkmcafee314
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Went with 2 families Definitely worth bringing a stroller. Train was a nice ride the little ones were amazed.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank abef2012
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We absolutely love going to our zoo and we've taken our grandchildren on numerous occasions. New reptile exhibit is worth the look!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank StanDJr
Reviewed 11 December 2018

I usually retain a two-person zoo membership, because it's an excellent place to take a guest, especially an out-of-town guest. Every time I go, I find something new to enjoy. Plus, I have favorite "old" acquaintances that I love to re-visit. And one of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank annrawlingsmd
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Came for a visit on a chilly fall afternoon. Had a great time walking around seeing the animals. Not too huge you need multiple trips to see it all. Highlights were the red panda, tiger, and nearly completed reptile house.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lindsay A
6 August 2018|
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Response from VirginiaKayak | Reviewed this property |
Parking is free.
Ashley S
25 July 2018|
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Response from sbanks1971 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I just saw this. I don’t see any wagons
21 July 2018|
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Response from Tammy- L | Reviewed this property |
When we where there we did not see any most of the animals were inside way to hot but we did enjoy our day