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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: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
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Crofton, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

If you go to Natural Bridge, don't miss this excellent attraction. There are over 1000 gentle animals you can feed from your car. It was so good that we returned for a second day. Not to be missed. This is the best thing at Natural Bridge for all ages.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Four grown adults visited the park and laughed the whole ride through. Hundreds of beautiful animals definitely rule the road, stopping in front of the car, then walk to open windows to be fed; and they will not be denied or ignored! Then strolled through the walking area of park to visit white tigers, huge tortoises, giraffes that eat out... More

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South Mills, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

This was an amazing time!! Although some of the animals like to steal your buckets of food it was awesome to see all the different types of animals. Beware they will make a mess in your car even holding the buckets outside the vehicle. It is a MUST see!!!

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Zuni, VA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Wow! What a great place to spend the day. Getting up close and personal with lots of different animals was an amazing experience. Watch out for the camels, the Oryx, and the bison - they will steal your buckets of feed. Had fun feeding the giraffe - who knew they had black tongues - and the other babies in the... More

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

My daughter (she's in college) and I were doing a road trip and made this a stop. We were a little nervous because we were the first ones in line. The zoo opened and you pay at the window plus buy feed for the animals. It was so great that we went back again a few months later to bring... More

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Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The safari park is an exciting experience. I have only been to it a handful of times due to it being a long drive for me. I have never been disappointed since it's worth the drive every time. Many of the animals had babies that appeared to be born this summer. It was amazing to see how the mothers took... More

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Manassas, VA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Great fun with our 3 1/2 granddaughter. Loved the drive thru and feeding the animals out the window. We also enjoyed the walking part of the zoo with more animals. Very clean - first class place. Highly recommend.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Both the drive through and walk through portions of this park are amazing. You can see, touch, and feed so many different types of animals. Plan to give yourself at least three hours in the park to truly enjoy this experience. Great fun for both adults and children.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

we toured both the safari park and the walking exhibits. we may have been adults but felt like kids feeding and enjoying the animals. the safari was amazing with huge animals coming right to your window. in the walking portion you can get within inches of a Bengal or white tiger with only a viewing window between you and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

This place is truly amazing! You can't do anything like this anyplace else without spending a ton of money, even then it is not as diverse as this park. Worth the trip, worth the money!

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