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Roer's Zoofari

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Don't expect sidewalk viewing of lions, tigers or great apes, rather friendly interactions with the feathered and furry. Visitors can purchase animal feed items, such as parakeet sticks, and watch as the colorful birds land at their fingertips; feed...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1228 Hunter Mill Rd, Vienna, VA 22182-1300
+1 703-757-6222
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Reviewed March 22, 2017

The kids really enjoyed being able to feed baby bottles to the baby goats, and to feed many of the animals feed from their hands. The 'safari' was a neat ride in a bus with open windows, and many of the animals were very friendly...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Marsha R
Reviewed February 13, 2017

My son loves the budgie cage, so we organized a small get together for a few friends. Thought it may have been too young, but all the kids from 12-14years had a good time doing the safari, feeding the barn animals and then feeding the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank lctara
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at the lantern festival. The lanterns were beautiful & fun to see, the kung fu performance was awesome, and the folk artists/vendors had something for everyone. The prices on the items for sale were a little high, but they took...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank NWDani
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Went to the Chinese Lantern Festival on New Year’s Eve 2016. BIG DISAPPOINTMENT. The parking lot was chaos! The sell waaaaaaay more tickets than their parking lot can possibly handle, and the two parking lot “attendants” (I use the term very loosely) were incompetent. The...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank courtrightkj
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Visited this place for chinese lantern festival that will be here until 15-Jan. The lanterns were simply fantastic and we had a wonderful time admiring, observing and touching them. Martial arts shows are done every hour with the last show at 7 pm. You can...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank bala2803
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Having been to several different light displays at this time of the year in several different locations, I did not know what to expect when my son and his family planned a visit to the Chinese Lantern Festival. It was most impressive and quite different...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Stucolco
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Chinese Lantern Festival is happening until January 15 and boy is it worth going to. It is done in the traditional latern making techniques by craftmans from China and they are absolutely gorgeous. This is not your typical Christmas lights it is a artful culture...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank mrsdrcomez
Reviewed November 14, 2016

My husband and I took our children (ages 5 & 7) to the Zoofari on Friday. The kids had a blast. They especially loved feeding the animals, camel encounter/ride, and safari tour. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. I would recommend upgrading the area...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Nikita A
Reviewed November 12, 2016

We had visited here a few years back - when it was the Reston Zoo. Read that it was under new ownership and had been improved. So packed a picnic lunch and headed to Reston / Vienna. Parking is in a decent paved lot. Wasn't...More

Date of experience: November 2016
5  Thank COTraveller33
Reviewed November 6, 2016

On a perfect Fall day we ventured to Roer's Zoofari. The littlest littles (under 2) are free. We got there early, bought a bucket of animal food ($5) and started our visit. This is a small zoo - like a neighborhood zoo - no scary...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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May 1, 2017|
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Response from Marsha R | Reviewed this property |
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December 26, 2016|
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Response from Gamma I | Reviewed this property |
Yes, several of places to rest. Some animal sections are close.
August 23, 2016|
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Response from ConnieP757 | Reviewed this property |
We were there mid day and it was pretty warm but the animals were all very willing to interact. It was a lot of fun.