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Address: 229 Safari Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
Phone Number: 540 291 3205
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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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If you have children be sure to buy buckets of animal feed. You drive your own car around a winding road thru 180 acres of rolling grazing areas and wooded areas. The animals... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Caryville, Tennessee
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Caryville, Tennessee
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92 reviews 92 reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

If you have children be sure to buy buckets of animal feed. You drive your own car around a winding road thru 180 acres of rolling grazing areas and wooded areas. The animals (and there are a lot of different animals) are wandering around free. The animals come right up to the car to be fed. The are no primates... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

I don't know who had more fun us grown ups or the kids (8&3). I'm not going to lie it was scary at first when the animals put their heads into the car we all screamed! But that made for a good laugh together! I would do this again anytime with my family and I would recommend anyone going even... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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144 reviews 144 reviews
49 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My two teens loved this place...and so did I! We got there just as the gates were closing for the day. Someone else wrote a review saying the animals were likely to be less hungry in the afternoon, but we had loads coming up to the car. In fact, really wish we'd bought more of the feed buckets. The animals... More 

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Marietta
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is an awesome mini-vacation spot. My children were so happy to see the animals up close and personal. We laughed and I enjoyed laughing at how my husband didn't want the animals near him! This was our third time here and can't wait for the next time to do this again!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Such a great place to take kids!! We never laughed so hard and screamed so loud!! So fun and so worth the drive!!

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This place is awesome the facility is great the time we had was great feeding all the animals and the walking zoo was great

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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My husband and I visited the zoo- we are in our mid twenties and do not have kids. It was a blast! Be prepared to get the inside and outside of your car washed after. Also, the llamas are particularly aggressive about the food so if you want to be able to feed other animals, I suggest driving through the... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We were on the way back to PA from Nashville and actually passed the exit for this and quickly went on tripadvisor, saw all the good reviews and decided to turn around. We were so happy we did! This place is absolutely great! Unlike a zoo, these animals have the freedom to roam as they will! It is absolutely gorgeous... More 

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Bassett, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We made the stop on impulse and was very pleasantly surprised! It was a perfect day for an outing and we couldn't make up our mind what we wanted to do...riding south I81 said lets checkout the Safari and away we went. Everything was so clean! The animals were great and we loved feeding them, the kids especially. Every worker... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

One of the best experiences EVER!! My family and I love love love animals. This was the perfect place for our first up close and personal experience petting these awesome creatures. My kids had the best time ever feeding the animals. We just went last weekend and we are going again this weekend!!!

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