Hours and Pricing

COVID Update  The Metro Richmond Zoo is open to all visitors with new safety guidelines. The Zoo operates at 50% capacity. All General Admission guests (not zoo members) should purchase tickets online in advance.

Learn more about our new safety adjustments during COVID-19.


Walk-In Zoo Hours

Open
Year Round

Now - December 5, 2020
Monday - Saturday
9:30 am – 5:00 pm

December 7, 2020 - February 27, 2021 Seasonal Operations
Wednesday - Saturday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Closed
Sundays
Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas
New Years Day
Snow & Ice Conditions (Call Ahead)

December 7, 2020 - February 27, 2021
Monday and Tuesday (Walk-In Zoo closed. Drive-Thru Tour open.)

Notice: Operations are subject to change without notice due to weather or new COVID restrictions.

Starting December 7, 2020, the walk-in zoo will be open for visitors on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. On Mondays and Tuesdays, the zoo will be open for Drive-Thru Tours. These seasonal hours will end on February 27, 2021. The Zoo is always closed on Sundays.


Zoo Daily Pricing

2020 Daily Zoo Admission

Adult (age 12-59) - $19.75

Senior (age 60+) - $18.75

Child (age 2-11) - $13.75

Infant (age 23 mos. & under) - Free

Animal Food

Zoo Treats - $3.00
Budgie Sticks - $2.00 

Rides

Safari Sky Lift - $4.00
Safari Train- $4.00
Jungle Carousel - $2.00
Penguin Falls Drop Tower
- $4.00

Unlimited Ride Band - $14.00

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Discounts


Active Discounts
Military Discount: 10% off daily adult, senior, and child admission. Discount applies to active and retired military personnel, his or her spouse, and dependent children. Must present military I.D. at the Zoo to receive discount. Military guests do NOT need to reserve a time online. We have built-in capacity at each time slot for military guests. Discount can only be applied at the Zoo and NOT online.

Zip and Zoo Combo: Purchase zoo admission with an adventure park ticket to save $10 off the Treetop Zoofari Course or save $5 off the Junior Explorer Course in same day.

*When air temperatures are 45 or below a few animals including the giraffes will not go out on exhibit that day for their safety.

Guest Policies


Otter Cove Now Open!

Kumbali and Kago

Zoo News

New Gray Wolf Exhibit

Baby Pygmy Hippo

New Sloth Exhibit

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