School and Camp Groups

Special rates are offered for public, private or home-school groups, consisting of students, teachers, and chaperones.

The school group must visit the park during the academic school year.
    • March 11– June 9, 2018: Monday - Friday only.
    • August 14 – November 26, 2018: Monday - Friday only.

To receive School Group rates, your visit should be scheduled 4-6 weeks in advance. Group Rate applies to groups of 15+

School Group Tours

60 minute guided Safari Wagon Tour. Wagons can hold 35 students total and adults.
We can accommodate most group sizes with our  multiple wagons.

  • 1/2 bucket of feed for each person.
  • Wagon tours include SOL based animal information, presented by our knowledgeable drivers. 
  • Creature Encounter after your wagon tour with one of our friendly, hands-on creatures.
  • Visit the Safari Village, Giraffe Feeding Station, petting area, and other animal exhibits.
  • Use of covered picnic pavilion and restrooms.
  • Trading Post Gift Shop - gifts and souvenirs to fit any student's budget.

Wagon Tour Times:
10:15am, 11:30am, 12:45pm, 2:00pm  Mon - Fri.

School Lunch Packages Available

Special priced school lunches are available through our Watering Hole Cafe (when booked in advance).

Schedule Your School Group

Email reservation questions and requests to:

What to include in your email:
Name of school
Name of contact
Contact email
Contact phone
School address
Number of participants
Date(s) of proposed trip (backup dates are helpful)
Preferred times (not always available)

For School Group pricing and to schedule your visit, please contact Sarah at (540) 291-3205, extension 106; Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm.

We recommend making reservations well in advance, as our school group tour slots fill quickly.

Home School Groups...Special Home School Group Priced Days

Homeschoolers, enjoy a special home school rate on the following day:  October 2nd 2018

Pack a picnic lunch, or have a great meal at the Watering Hole Cafe, or Pink Cadillac diner (located just minutes away from Virginia Safari Park).