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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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More fun with animals that anyone can imagine

I'm a Safari Park lover, and this has to be one of the very best ones in the country. From feeding... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Linda L
Silver Spring, Maryland
Feeding & viewing the park's animals.

The park is composed of two sections: the Park Tour & a small Safari Village. The Park Tour is a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jack L
East Syracuse, New York
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CLOSED FOR THE SEASON! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR ANOTHER GREAT SEASON IN 2017!! The VIRGINIA SAFARI PARK 2017 Season has come to a close. The PARK IS CLOSED November 27, 2017 until March 2018. we look forward to seeing you in 2018!! 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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“bison” (86 reviews)
“feed the animals” (105 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 12:15 AM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
229 Safari Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
+1 540-291-3205
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Reviewed yesterday

I'm a Safari Park lover, and this has to be one of the very best ones in the country. From feeding the giraffes before driving through the park, you'll have a chance to interact with lots of animals. If you do the drive through, you...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed yesterday

The park is composed of two sections: the Park Tour & a small Safari Village. The Park Tour is a self-driven or open wagons pulled by a tractor. At admissions a visitor can buy up to four feeding buckets of special feed-at $4.00 a bucket...More

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Safari park is one of the best animal parks I have been to. A little pricey but well worth it when you see all the animals they have and how well they take care of them. They have added to it and remodeled over the...More

Thank Dreammaker14
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This was our 2nd visit here. Both visits were fun for us to see and feed the animals as you drive through them. The llamas at the beginning seem to know what they're doing. One will get in front of your car to make you...More

Thank agreen82
Reviewed 21 November 2017

OMG what a wonderful wonderful place to visit. We had the best time. Drove through the park twice. There are so many different animals that come up to your vehicle so you can feed them. The Safari Village was very nice but not for a...More

Thank vernonm844
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Get ready to have an unforgettable experience feeding the animals from your car windows! You buy containers of food at the entrance. Be sure to ask for some empty containers so you can dole out the food in small portions. Yes, your car may get...More

Thank GG12014
Reviewed 7 November 2017

What do you do when you go through the gate and a herd of llamas surround your car and won't move? What about that huge horned creature in the middle of the road? Stop in and find out! So much fun, even for us older...More

1  Thank Halesky
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience! Crazy greedy lamas that made us laugh more than ever! Animals seemed happy and healthy, amazing bird cage that you can enter and feed them. Loved loved loved this park, so much fun! Highly recommended! 😃

1  Thank eyrun996
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Our grandbabies had a jolly time feeding and petting exotic wild animals. We drove around the path in our mini van with the purchased bowls of animal feeds. With the windows rolled down, the hungry animals put their heads inside and finished all the feed....More

1  Thank Ismailbandook
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a fabulous place!! The drive through park is exceptional! Just be prepared to be greeted by some very persistent llamas as you first enter. We went on a clear crisp fall weekday and it was awesome.The part of the park that you walk...More

1  Thank Semi-Traveled
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16 February 2018|
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Response from Garry S | Reviewed this property |
The Wattstull Inn is nice and clean, reasonably priced, located about 8 miles south of Natural Bridge right off of I-81. Convenient.
14 November 2017|
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Response from myminime72 | Reviewed this property |
Yes- the zebras and rhinos are in an enclosure. Most of the other animals are out. Also if you do the walk thru, at certain times the kangaroo's are out and you can walk the path with them.
Kamca W
4 September 2017|
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Response from Lindy757 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are allowed. I would recommend calling first.