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Virginia Zoo Member Swap

Nauticus Members are invited to visit the Virginia Zoo for FREE throughout January 2024! 

To visit, simply show your Nauticus Membership Card with a photo ID upon entry. The Virginia Zoo is open daily from 9:30am-4pm (last admission at 3pm). Complimentary admission valid for the number of individuals included in the Nauticus membership level of the membership card present. Admission does not include special events and education programs.

Enjoy the following benefits January 1-31:

  • 10% off at the gift shop
  • 10% off all food service locations
  • Become a Zoo Member and receive an additional two months of membership free of charge (14 months total of membership)

To Join Zoo Membership:
Visit the membership office during your visit to the Virginia Zoo and present your Nauticus membership card to receive 2 additional months. To join over the phone, call Guest Services Department at 757-441-2374 ext 257, and proof of current Nauticus membership must be provided via email to before activation.

About the Virginia Zoo:
The Virginia Zoo, located in Norfolk, Virginia, is home to more than 700 exceptional animals representing over 100 fascinating species. Founded in 1901 and residing on 53 beautifully landscaped acres, the Virginia Zoo has demonstrated a commitment to saving and protecting the world’s wildlife by inspiring a passion for nature and taking conservation action at home and around the world. The Virginia Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is recognized as a global leader in education, recreation, science, wildlife conservation, and animal care and welfare. For more than a century, the Zoo has connected adults, families and school children with the natural world and its wildlife. To learn more, visit