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Virginia Safari Park

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Address: 229 Safari Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
Phone Number: 540 291 3205
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Drive along 3 miles of road, feeding herds of free-roaming animals from...
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.
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We took 3 grandsons here ages 8, 11 and 13. Just WOWED them! Zebras, emus, ostrich, elk and more. They stick their heads into your car window to get at the feed buckets you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We took 3 grandsons here ages 8, 11 and 13. Just WOWED them! Zebras, emus, ostrich, elk and more. They stick their heads into your car window to get at the feed buckets you purchase. The kids have a total blast.

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Warrenton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We visited both the drive through area and walking areas of the park. Such a fun place for animal lovers. The animals come right up to your window as you drive through the beautiful park area. Get ready, you might be slobbered! We had a great afternoon at the park. It's a great place for kids of all ages.

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Southwest VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We came here on a Boy Scout trip in May. We were going on a wagon ride. After little instruction at the gate I parked my camper out of the way and proceeded to the loading area. After hiking about a half mile to there, they radio in that someone needs to move a camper, it was blocking traffic? It... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I have only previously been here when I rode in the Safari Park wagon which costs extra money. This was our plan this time, but the next one was already full, and I did not want to wait two more hours so we drove our minivan through. My husband and I and my 3 kids, ages 5, 7, and 9... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were in the area for only 2 days, passing through during our family road trip from FL to ME. Staff at our hotel recommended this Safari Park over the nearby Natural Bridge Zoo. This park is CLEAN and very well kept. The animals are obviously well cared for. The staff are all very friendly & knowlegable. Restrooms are immaculate!... More 

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Front Royal, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We went as a multi generational family visit and had lots of fun. The animal drive through was a nice long cruise. Animals approach the vehicle for treats letting the kids see them up close and the adults get a laugh out of being the feeders. Low key walkable section has many more opportunities to see goats turtles primates and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Being that there wasn't much around we were unsure of what to expect, but we were extremely happy with our experience. We rode through the safari the first time and was amazed at how much fun we had. The animals came right to us, and we even got a laugh when an elk decided he wanted the bucket for himself,... More 

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Grayson, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Driving through the park and feeding the animals from the car was hilarious, thrilling, and pretty messy. We laughed so hard when the emu's threw the feed everywhere and would totally do it again...but some people might not want a car full of feed. If not, there are wagon rides available. Also, save time for the rest of the zoo.... More 

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Princeton, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Such a fun place to visit. Our kids love feeding llamas, camels, and deer right from the car! Close up encounters with bison and zebras are fun too. After that adventure you can park and walk through the zoo portion to see kangaroos, snakes, tigers and more. The section of the zoo where you can enter the bird cage and... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Our family thoroughly enjoyed this place! Definitely get the 4 buckets of food for 12.00, you will certainly use it all, and we could have used more. Dad got a free bucket since we went on Father's Day, and even with 5 buckets, we ran out before the end. The camels steal the buckets, so watch it!! The animals are... More 

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Additional Information about Virginia Safari Park

Address: Address: 229 Safari Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
Phone Number: 540 291 3205
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Natural Bridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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