School and Camp Groups
We recommend making reservations well in advance, as our school group tour slots fill quickly.
Note: Group reservations are not finalized until your signed group contract is received.
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.
April 14 - May 19, 2023: Monday - Friday only.
August 7 - October 6, 2023: Monday - Friday only.
All guests to Virginia Safari Park, including school and camp groups, are subject to a 6% admission tax. For questions regarding the admission tax, please contact David C. Whitesell, Rockbridge County Commissioner of the Revenue at (504) 463-3431
To receive school group rates, your visit should be scheduled 4 to 6 weeks in advance. Group rate applies to groups of 15+
Experience a Wildly Fun Field Trip!
School Group Tours
Take your group on a 60-minute guided safari wagon tour. Wagons can hold a total of 35 students and adults. We can accommodate most group sizes with our multiple wagons.
|Camp Staff/Bus drivers:||$11|
|School Teachers/Bus drivers:||FREE|
Wagon Tour Times:
10:15 AM, 11:30 AM, 1 PM, 3 PM Monday - Friday
Specially priced school lunches are available (when booked in advance).
Schedule Your School Group
Email reservation questions and requests to: firstname.lastname@example.org
What to include in your email:
- Name of school
- Name of contact
- Contact email
- Contact phone
- School address
- Number of participants
- Date(s) of the proposed trip (backup dates are helpful)
- Preferred times (not always available)
Homeschool Groups... Special Homeschool Group Priced Days
Special pricing will only be available on April 14, 2023, and October 6, 2023.
Join us for a full day of fun with animal talks, hands-on learning, and meet-and-greets with your favorite animal ambassadors!
No need to pre-book your homeschool group; show up and join the fun!