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Virginia Safari Park

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Closed Now: 12:00 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.
Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.
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Great for anyone at any age.

My family and a friend went to the safari last year and it was such a wonderful experience. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
AngieHoward
Awesome Drive Through Safari

The drive was pretty long. Lots of adorable goats and llamas and many other animals as well. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
luvpurple221
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THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR ANOTHER GREAT SEASON!! OUR 2018 SEASON HAS COME TO A CLOSE! PLEASE COME VISIT US IN MARCH 2019!! Drive along our 3 mile - 180 Acre natural park, viewing(and feeding) herds of free-roaming animals from your car, such as...more
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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

My family and a friend went to the safari last year and it was such a wonderful experience. The drive thru safari was a unique experience where you can get up close and personal with the animals. Remember you can never have too much food,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AngieHoward
Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive was pretty long. Lots of adorable goats and llamas and many other animals as well. The scenery is gorgeous in some spots with beautiful views. If you buy buckets of feed (which I recommend to get a close up view of the animals)...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank luvpurple221
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Visited this park we did the drive through bought the feed for the animals, the animals were already waiting by the opened gate you got to hold the bucket and feed the animals through the car windows (it’s tricky to turn back up the windows,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vision54
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We took a granddaughter to this location and we never laughed so much or so hard. It is a great place to visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Judy S
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Came here with my family and my kids loved this place. The maximum amount of food buckets that you can get is 4 per car, which was the down side. Make sure to hold the food buckets tight cause the animals will try to snatch...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Celina M
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

It’s a fun trip it’s a little on the expensive side but all the laughs make it worth it. Gotta be careful some animals will take the bucket but some of them are awesome. It’s so worth the trip to go and the walk through...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Faith L
Reviewed November 20, 2018

My wife and I visited the safari park in October. We chose to do the wagon pulled by the tractor and not drive through in our car. You get to see just as many of the animals, but don't have to worry about your car...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank fi1755rw
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

My very first time and it was awesome! You really get up close and personal with the animals and you can go as slow or fast as you want through the drive thru. Then there’s the walk through portion and we definitely recommend getting the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jlesquiv
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

We got there as soon as they opened at 9am. Pretty much had the place to ourselves besides the everyday work of the zookeepers who went along with their business. It was great being able to drive through the one part without rushing. Those animals...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 14lannat
Reviewed November 11, 2018

My wife and I went to the safari a few years ago and we liked it a lot. The park was clean and the animals were very friendly and approachable. Recently, we took our 10-month baby girl there and she had a great time when...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Adje1124
July 16, 2018|
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Response from keithhY8904MU | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I forgot to say that it’s $22 is per person going through the gate. Hope this helps.
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tronh21
May 1, 2018|
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Response from Jack L | Reviewed this property |
I would say just over one hour. This includes driving the posted speed limit, stopping to feed & photographing all animals. Enjoy all the animals. Just be careful of the Llamas at the beginning & end.
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sheenak8
April 25, 2018|
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Response from Aruth35453 | Reviewed this property |
You can leave the park and go back in with your receipt. You could have a picnic in the parking lot.
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