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Virginia Safari Park

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229 Safari Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
+1 540-291-3205
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LOVED IT...CAN'T WAIT TO GO BACK

We absolutely loved it!!! My 12 year old said "one of the BEST birthday's EVER"!!! First off it was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
myminime72
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Hagerstown, Maryland
AMAZING!

absolutely loved this place! was our first time there and I hope it wont be our last! if you are an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
crystal h
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Drive along our 3 mile - 180 Acre natural park, viewing(and feeding) herds of free-roaming animals from your car, such as Antelope, Deer, Elk and Llamas! Walk through the 10-acre Safari Village and see Tigers, Cheetahs, Kangaroos, Primates, Reptiles, a wide variety of birds and much more! Don't forget to feed the giraffe and visit the petting barn! We're located in the Shenandoah Valley, a short day trip from Roanoke, Lynchburg, Staunton, Charlottesville, Richmond, Maryland and DC.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“feed the animals” (104 reviews)
“bison” (85 reviews)
“wagon ride” (64 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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229 Safari Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
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+1 540-291-3205
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We absolutely loved it!!! My 12 year old said "one of the BEST birthday's EVER"!!! First off it was an absolutely PERFECT fall day. We got there early to be one of the 1st in line. 1st we went thru the drive thru... be ready...More

Thank myminime72
Reviewed 2 days ago

absolutely loved this place! was our first time there and I hope it wont be our last! if you are an animal love this is the place for you! the animals are sweet and docile. was a little intimidating at first with the drive through,...More

Thank crystal h
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The zoo is great fun. Kids loved that they could get close and pet the kangaroos, giraffes and little goats were hanging around in spots. The drive through part was great too.

Thank FrankGrimes32
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped here with our six year old granddaughters, and what a treat! We got there around 3:50, just before they let last cars drive through the park at 4:00. Girls loved how close the animals came to our truck. If you have a truck,...More

Thank beamer98
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Virginia Safari Park was such a fantastic surprise! We in no way expected to enjoy the lovely, respectful, joyful, funny experience we shared with our brother beasts along the drive-through path or on the walking path at the Safari Village. It was a pleasure...More

Thank BelleOfMyHeart
Reviewed 1 week ago

We missed the notice on the brochure, but there is a NO PETS policy that is enforced after you wait in line. We wish we'd seen the notice before waiting in line, but with our puppy in the car with us we were not allowed...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped here on our way south. We had not been through anything like this before and were just like kids. Giggling, trying to feed, or in many cases, getting the llamas to get their heads out of our car. A very...More

1  Thank trevelord
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an outstanding place to visit. So many animals, so well taken care of, beautiful land, beautiful site. So worth the money.

Thank Sherri B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was absolutely amazing. Seeing all the animals and being able to interact with them while feeding was great. I don't know who had more fun, my son or me. The there is so much more other than the drive through. The walking trail was...More

Thank Macon H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great opportunity to be up close and personal to animals from Africa as you drive through the park.. Food can be purchased to feed the animals on the 3 mile drive or at the gariaff exhibit. Nice walk through area to see wolves, big cats,...More

Thank millie4517
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Kamca W
3 September 2017|
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Response from Lindy757 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are allowed. I would recommend calling first.
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Jack L
29 July 2017|
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Response from Michael V | Reviewed this property |
Yes...that is correct
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Amy R
19 July 2017|
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Response from C4Life | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
We went in afternoon and did not see any animals sleeping. It's like the animals know you are coming and are wide awake because many (like the llama we encounter) are waiting for you at the entry gate. That is because we... More
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