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Metro Richmond Zoo

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

  • Hours (General Information): 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m Monday-Saturday
  • Parking:
    • Free
  • 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: 1000