How do you make a great adventure even better? Just add on an Xtra or two. Get up closer to our wonderful animals, go behind the scenes or discover what it’s like to be a zoo keeper.
Xtra Adventures is a range of VIP experiences designed to make even your wildest dreams come true. From Behind the Scenes Tours, Birthday Parties or Giraffe Feeding you can book your adventures directly online or treat your friends or family to a gift voucher for a wild adventure of their own!
To check availability please use the form below and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
An unforgettable VIP experience that will take you behind the scenes of ZUFARI. You will come face to face with our amazing giraffe during your off road Jeep guided tour.
Price: £40 per adventurer.
Are you brave enough to feed lions or tigers? Then get ready for the adventure of a lifetime! Go behind the scenes and brace yourself for an animal encounter like never before. Feed the lions or tigers, meet our personality filled sealions, feed our adorable penguins and brave the waters of the shark tank as you feed the sharks! End your amazing adventure with a guided tour around the beautiful Wanyama reserve.
This wild 2 hour experience - £125 per adventurer.
A truly unique start to your day at Chessington with the opportunity to hand feed our stunning and majestic Giraffe from our Wanyama lookout! From the Chessington Resort Hotel our guides will walk you and the group out to the Wanyama reserve where you will come face to face with our Giraffe.
Price: £10 per adventurer
A unique opportunity awaits you as you hand feed our stunning Grevy’s Zebras! Join your own personal guide aboard a private Kawasaki buggy and venture out to explore the beautiful Wanyama Reserve! Discover Scimitar Horned Oryx roaming freely alongside ostriches and zebras on your own African Adventure!
Price: £30 per adventurer.
Our birthday packages are designed for children who are 4 to 12 years old, visiting with a minimum of 15 friends.
The Really Wild Birthday Party includes:
Prices: £22 per child with a free adult ticket for every 5 children.
Additional adults can take advantage of our great online ticket discounts.
Available weekends and school holidays until 2nd November 2014 from 11am until 1pm.
*subject to theme park opening times.
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Adopt an animal for yourself or as an exciting gift for friends and family and help make a real difference to the conservation work and breeding programs at Chessington Zoo.
This memorable gift will include:
All for just £30, so now you just have to pick which of our animals you would like to adopt...
Adopting your chosen animal is easy...
Buy online by choosing your animal below
Alternatively, you can adopt by dropping by our Xtra Adventures Sales Kiosk or any gift shop at the Resort
Adoptions are limited, buy now to avoid disappointment.
Wild about animals? Want to know how to be a zoo keeper? If so, welcome to the ultimate animal experience at Chessington World of Adventures Resort – Be A Zoo Keeper for A Day.
Be a Rhino and Giraffe Keeper For The Day
Explore ZUFARI like never before with this unique keeper experience. Trek behind the scenes, where you’ll get to work alongside our Zebra, Rhino, Antelope, Ostrich and majestic Giraffe. Get up close and personal whilst you meet, greet, clean and train the animals of ZUFARI.
£175 for one or £310 for two people.
Be a Tiger and Lion Keeper For The Day
Take a walk along Chessington’s Trail of the Kings, where you’ll get to work alongside our Carnivores including Sumatran Tigers and Asiatic Lions. An awesome and unique experience, which includes your theme park entry.
£175 per person.
Join our professional trainers as they work their magic with sea lions, birds and furry mammals, or go behind the scenes in the SEA LIFE centre and work with our aquarists alongside sharks, rays and tropical fish. Alternatively, and only for the bravest adventurers, venture into the Creepy Caves and learn how to look after our large variety of reptiles and amphibians.
£175 for one or £310 for two people
Here’s a wonderful experience for younger adventurers that will give a first taste of the day-to-day work of our Zoo Keepers. You’ll get to work in the Children’s Zoo and Wanyama Village, meeting our Skunks, Goats, Ferrets, Capybaras, Meerkats and many more animals.
£145 for one or £250 for two people.
Booking an Xtra Adventure is simple - all our experiences can be booked directly online using the links above. You can also purchase gift vouchers for use in the next 12 months - ideal gifts for animal lovers!
Please book at least seven days before your visit date so we can make sure everything is ready. If you would like further assistance please get in touch using the form below or call 01372 731 673* to speak to our Xtra Adventures team.
*Phone line is open 10am - 5pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.