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Metro Richmond Zoo

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Home to more than 2000 animals representing over 190 species from around the world including many endangered animals such as tapirs, cheetahs, rhinos, tigers, and orangutans.
Visit a herd of giraffes up close, and let these gentle giants eat right out of your hand! One of the few zoos to offer this unique experience.
Immerse yourself in the budgie aviary and see hundreds of colorful birds as they fly down to perch on your head, arms, and shoulders.
Hop aboard the Safari Train and ride into the African Savannah. Get up close and personal with free-ranging animals while receiving a guided tour.
Open year-round, Monday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m – 5:00 p.m

General
  • Hours (General Information): 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m Monday-Saturday
  • Attraction Fee: Daily Zoo Admission: Adults (12-59) - $16.75 Senior (60+) - $15.75 Children (2-11) - $10.75 Under 2 - Free Treetop Zoofari Zip line and Adventure Park Admission: Treetop Zoofari Course (2-3 hrs long)- $50 Junior Explorer Course (45-60 min long)- $20
  • Handicapped Accessible:
  • Attraction Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Distance to Airport: 45 minutes
  • Maximum Group Size: 1,000
  • Parking: Free
Kumbali!
Kumbali!
Baby Orangutan
Baby Orangutan
More Cheetah Cubs!
More Cheetah Cubs!
Asiatic Black Bear Root Canal
Asiatic Black Bear Root Canal
Treetop Zoofari
Treetop Zoofari
Zip Line Spooktacular
Zip Line Spooktacular
Four Week Cheetah Cub Checkup
Four Week Cheetah Cub Checkup
Two Week Cheetah Cub Checkup
Two Week Cheetah Cub Checkup
Milani Bonds with her Newborn Cubs
Milani Bonds with her Newborn Cubs
Milani Gives Birth to 5 Cheetah Cubs
Milani Gives Birth to 5 Cheetah Cubs
Treetop Zoofari After Work Fun
Treetop Zoofari After Work Fun
Brazilian Tapir Calf's First Day on Exhibit
Brazilian Tapir Calf's First Day on Exhibit
Brazilian Tapir Calf
Brazilian Tapir Calf
July Cheetah Update
July Cheetah Update
Introducing the Meerkat Pup Cam
Introducing the Meerkat Pup Cam
Live Meerkat Pup Cam
Live Meerkat Pup Cam
Reticulated Giraffe Birth
Reticulated Giraffe Birth
Cheetah Cubs Playing in the Snow
Cheetah Cubs Playing in the Snow
Junior Explorer Course
Junior Explorer Course
12 week check-up
12 week check-up