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Virginia Zoo, Norfolk
(4/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Stroll through the botanical gardens, watch kangaroo feedings, and meet animals from around the world at Virginia Zoo. Categorized by geographical region, the zoo is home to over 400 animals including those found in Africa, Asia, Australia, North America, and more. Meet Malayan tigers, elephants, orangutans, rhinos, elephants, kangaroos, red pandas, and many other exotic animals. Stroll through the botanical gardens, watch kangaroo feedings, take a train ride through the zoo for a small fee, and explore the children's zoo. You can park for free in the designated parking lot. Use our Norfolk tourist route planner to arrange your visit to Virginia Zoo and other attractions in Norfolk.
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  • Over the years this zoo has continued to get better and better. Better for the animals and better for the visitors. There is an amount of space that makes it seem more natural. 
  • Had my granddaughter birthday party there. You are assigned a staff worker to set up your decorations, serve the food a cake and ice cream. THEY do a demonstration with different animals and you can a...  more »
  • We've visited here many times over the past thirty years and the zoo continues to delight us each time. There have been many improvements to the zoo over the years. The latest is the train that goes t...  more »