Close Encounters

Safari Tours

Hop on board our open air bus and feed and learn about a variety of animals on this narrated tour through our free roaming safari!

Safari Bus Ride Times:

Tuesday – Friday: 11 AM, 1 PM, 3 PM

Weekends: 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, 2 PM, 3PM

One FREE bus ride is included with each admission. Each additional ride is $3.

Giraffe or Camel Meet & Feed

Get up close and personal with a giraffe or camel and feed them by hand while one of our knowledgeable zoo keepers teaches you all about these unique creatures!

Camel Encounter Times:

Daily: 11:3o AM, 1:30 PM, 3:30 PM

Giraffe Encounter Times:

Daily: 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:30 PM

Feed & Pet Barnyard Animals

Enjoy feeding and petting sheep, goats, pigs, llamas, rabbits, and many more barnyard favorites!   Bottle feed little lambs and goats. 

Animal feed cups and bottles are available for purchase at the admissions counter and in the gift shop.

Carrot or Lettuce Feed Cup: $5 each

Parakeet Adventure Aviary

Walk into our special free flight aviary and let the adventure begin!  You can feed these gentle, colorful birds as they land on your feed stick.

Parakeet feed sticks are available for $2 each or 3/$5

Open daily from 10 AM to 1 hour prior to close

For the safety of our birds, large school groups are not allowed in the aviary.

(703) 757-6222

1228 Hunter Mill Rd.

Vienna, VA 22182