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Virginia Safari Park


Located in scenic Natural Bridge, Virginia the 180-acre park is home to over 1,000 exotic animals from 6 continents. Drive along 3 miles of road in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. With the Blue Ridge Mountains as your backdrop, animals of all sizes, shapes and colors approach your vehicle in search of a tasty bucket of feed! In addition to the Safari Drive-Thru, stroll along the pathways in the Safari Village where you will find a wide variety of exhibits everyone can enjoy! 


Marvi Richardson

Friday, Aug. 3, 2018
This is a place to visit every time we go to Shenandoah Valley. We have so much fun driving through and feeding the animals. Pro tip, if you're going in a stick shift or small car, your better off doing a weekend so you can take the tractor ride through. The gravel hilly road is well maintained but not exactly easy on sportier cars. Big trucks are best because you can have passengers in the bed of it feeding the animals. The walk through part of the zoo is great and you can feed giraffes now too, always amusing. It's a nice excursion to pair with a walk through Natural Bridge park and dinner at the Pink Cadillac.

Sarah Dietzler

Friday, July 27, 2018
This was such a great little experience. I absolutely recommend doing this. The animals were so cool and come right up to your window. My children loved feeding them. It was a really well maintained park. It was more money than I expected it to be but it was well worth it

Randi Santana

Monday, July 23, 2018
This place was amazing! We fed the giraffe and all the other animals we could. Guard your feed though, we had two buckets bit right out of our hands but you know, animals. It can seem a bit pricey and it can add up quickly but totally worth it for a place where the animals can roam free and still get cared for. Love this! Will return.

Sam Sachs

Thursday, July 26, 2018
An interesting little roadside safari pretty far off the the beaten path in Virginia. The price of admission is pretty high and the animal variety during the drive-thru portion of the park was a little lacking (be prepared to see a lot of llamas and deer). The best part is actually the little zoo that you get with your admission. They have a good variety of animals here including monkeys and tigers, and I really felt that this helped to justify the price of admission. If you find yourself in the area, especially if you have kids, you can definitely get a few hours of enjoyment out of here.

Sara Warner

Thursday, July 5, 2018
Amazing experience for any age! You’ll get up close and personal with some beautiful, majestic wildlife. Some of the larger animals are so surprisingly gentle. I would advise purchasing an additional feed bucket as you’ll be inclined to use a lot of it once the animals actually start feeding from your bucket. I love that they offer a free bucket of food for active duty military admission! My only real complaint would be the parking for the Safari Village walk through. It is gravel parking with no lines or real direction for the cars, so some will park wherever they want and not really leave room for other cars. Some kind of designation for the parking would be helpful. Aside from that, it is well worth the time and money!

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