World of Reptiles Behind-the-Scenes Tour


Come face to face with reptile giants, watch hatching and newborn reptiles being nurtured and raised, and immerse yourself in a floor to ceiling marsh habitat of the Siamese crocodile.* Learn about animal care, behavior and conservation on an up-close and personal behind the scenes tour! Be introduced to a Zoo Keeper who can share information about the animals they care for as only they know them! *Specific animals seen on the tour will vary.

• Family of 4: $250 non-members, $200 members
• Friends of 2: $150 non-members, $100 members
• Additional adult: $50
• Additional child: $30

Max persons allowed on tour: 5 guests

Offered At

Virginia Zoo

Our school and group programs are great for any group – not just schools! Scouts, homeschool groups, libraries, senior centers and more can all enjoy these exciting offerings. These programs give participants a memorable, fun and highly educational way to learn about animals and conservation.

All programs are age-appropriate and complement the Virginia Standards of Learning along with curriculum requirements in North Carolina and for private schools. Scouts can also complete certain badge requirements; ask us for more information!





5 students, 1 chaperone per 0 students


30 min.


Family Programs


1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult, K, Postsecondary, Preschool

Price Options

$100.00 per Group for Non School Group

$200.00 per Group for Non School Group

$150.00 per Group for Non School Group

$250.00 per Group for Non School Group