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Virginia Safari Park

229 Safari Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
540 291 3205
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Trams, Zoos
Owner description: Drive along 3 miles of road, feeding herds of free-roaming animals from your car, such as antelope, camel, deer, elk and llama! Walk through the... more » Owner description: Drive along 3 miles of road, feeding herds of free-roaming animals from your car, such as antelope, camel, deer, elk and llama! Walk through the 10-acre Safari Village and see tigers, cheetah, 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. « less
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
36 attraction reviews
598 helpful votes 598 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Spent a few hours at the Virginia Safari Park with family and had a wonderful time! We had five in our vehicle and purchased eight buckets of feed which was a smart move as the first set of animals that come at you are the llamas...and they are not shy about trying to get your food! They also have posted... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
17 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

My husband and I went because we love animals and this sounded like fun. It did not disappoint. We laughed till we cried in the safari. My husband kept calling the Lama's the mafia, they are pushy but adorable. We bought the special for 4 buckets of food but ran out. I wish I had bought more. The safari is... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

It was GREAT! Please feel free and allow yourself to ENJOY nature at its most! This was an awesome experience for me and my children! My oldest child is 20 the youngest 7 and we had a BLAST! You will NOT regret it! BE careful with the Camels and llamas though lol!!!!

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Surf City, New Jersey, Usa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I are seniors who love animals. This was an experience of a lifetime. You should not go in your own car, but pay the additional $6.50 per person for the wagon ride which includes a bucket of food for the animals. You could not get as "upclose and personal" as in the wagon. Also the wagon goes... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This year it was raining as we headed out to the Safari and we actually considered skipping it.. We are SO glad we didn't! We took the covered wagon ride and, as always, LOVED every minute of it! The kids never tire of being up close and personal with all the animals.. seeing who loses their bucket first! If you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We just happened to see a advertisement for this attraction while down touring the Natural Bridge (not recommended) and decided to stop by, and we are so glad we did! You are able to drive through a massive animal reserve with what seems like thousands of animals. These include elk, camels, zebras, alpacas and so many other, and the best... More

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Stafford, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

What more can I say you drive through a zoo and feed the animals. Bison, deer, ostriches, elk, watusi, and camels all ate from our buckets. A little spendy (approx. $16 for adults). MILITARY FRIENDS: All active duty members receive a free food bucket ($4.00 value) for each paid member.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

So cool to feed animals right from your car! Some of the animals seemed really hungry and a little over eager, I am concerned they have a lot of animals for less than 200 acres but none seemed too thin so I guess they're okay. Two other things I want to warn people about; first our car had feed all... More

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Sevierville, Tennessee, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My wife and I were just heading on vacation when we saw the sign for this park and decided to stop . I am very glad we did. I have been to several drive through parks and they have all been pretty nice however this one was SO clean I was amazed! The bathrooms were clean as well as the... More

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California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
27 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

If you're an animal lover YOU WILL LOVE THIS PLACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I would give it 10 hoots if I could. You begin your adventure by pulling up to the entrance booth and purchasing your buckets of food for the animals. We bought 2 buckets, which was not enough. They were $3.50 each. As soon as you pull into the drive-thru safari,... More

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