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Southern White Rhino

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King Cheetah

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Two-toed Sloth

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Giant Anteater

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Reticulated Giraffe

Quick Facts

The size of
our safari :
180 acres
Our conservation’s
reach :
130+ countries
When Virginia Safari Park
was founded :
The safari’s
residents :
85 species

Featured Animals

Learn more about some of our most popular resident animals – including king cheetahs and rhinos. Discover their diet, their native habitats and what you can do to help them thrive in the wild.

We LOVE Virginia Safari Park. There are so many animals to see and feed,”

- Sally H.

Other Animals

In addition to our featured animals above, the Virginia Safari Park is home to 80 other species. You’ll have a chance to observe pythons, monkeys, owls, tortoises and other animals on our grounds.

Our Mission

Together with our visitors and sister parks in Alabama and Florida, we support conservation programs with ongoing funding and in the form of annual grants. We work with local, regional, national and international organizations to ensure the world’s animals are cared for.


Children of all ages love to learn about our animals. Print coloring pages and find out about educational group visits.
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At Virginia Safari Park, we have continuing partnerships with international organizations that help endangered animals in the wild. Read about these conservation efforts.
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