Year of the Penguins at Chessington World of Adventures Resort

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Chessington Zoo Days

Visit Chessington Zoo and go on an adventure to meet mischievous meerkats, come nose to nose with sharks and rays in the spectacular SEA LIFE centre or roar with the lions in the Trail of the Kings. There’s just so much for the whole family to explore at Chessington Zoo.

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Plus all these fantastic daily activities!

Gorilla Family at Chessington

Gorilla Talk and Scatter Feed

Trail of the Kings in Chessington Zoo

Make sure you don’t miss the gorilla scatter feeds, a great way to see the gorillas playing and eating. Times vary each day, please check times on the signs in Trail of the Kings.

Meerkat at Chessington

10:30am - Animal Antics Show

Wild Wood in front of Hocus Pocus Hall

Exotic animals including Meerkats, Coati, Binturongs and Macaws will come up close and personal to audiences in the Wild Wood Animal Antics Show.

Reindeer at Chessington

10:30am - Reindeer meet and greet

Reindeer House

Come and meet and take your photo with our Reindeer. Our Reindeer Keeper will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Otters at Chessington

11:00am - Otter Talk

Next to entrance

At Chessington, we have a successful breeding family of otters, with parents Lancelot and Mina taking charge. If you fancy learning more about our loveable otter family, why not come along to our Otter Presentation at 11am.

Starry Pufferfish

11:15am - Amazonia Talk

SEA LIFE centre

Learn about our sea creatures in Amazonia.

Donkeys at Chessington

11:30am - Donkey Walk

From Children’s Zoo to the front lawn outside Hocus Pocus Hall

Donkey Walk from Children’s Zoo to the front lawn outside Hocus Pocus Hall, where the Donkeys will graze on the grass.

Sealion

11:30am - Sealion Show

Sealion Bay

At Sealion Bay we have 4 Californian Sealions splashing about in the water – 2 boys and 2 girls – who would love you to come over and see them.

Penguins at Chessington

11:30am - Penguin Talk

Penguin Bay

Humboldt Penguins are a warm weather species that live off the coasts of Chile & Peru in South America. They are a medium build species, growing to approximately 65cm. They are very quick swimmers reaching up to 20mph in the water. Male and female Humboldt Penguins mate for life and take joint care of their offspring, taking it in turns to sit on the eggs for 40 days.

Penguin Presentations take place twice daily, and our keepers give fun, fact-filled talks.

Painted Ray at Chessington

12:00pm - Ray Talk and Feed

Ray pool in the SEA LIFE centre

Watch one of nature's most graceful creatures feed in our SEA LIFE Centre.

Squirrel Monkeys at Chessington

12:15pm - AMAZU Talk

AMAZU outside the Spider and Squirrel monkey enclosures

If you have cheeky monkeys, bring them along to learn about our monkeys.  After the talk our Keeper will be on hand to answer any questions.

Reindeer at Chessington

12:30pm - Reindeer meet and greet

Reindeer House

Come and meet and take your photo with our Reindeer. Our Reindeer Keeper will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Bonnethead Shark at Chessington SEA LIFE centre

1:15pm - Azteca Talk

SEA LIFE centre

Learn about our majestic SEA LIFE creatures in our Azteca talk.

Meerkat at Chessington

1:30pm - Animal Antics Show

Wild Wood in front of Hocus Pocus Hall

Exotic animals including Meerkats, Coati, Binturongs and Macaws will come up close and personal to audiences in the Wild Wood Animal Antics Show.

Donkeys at Chessington

1:30pm - Donkey Walk

From Children’s Zoo to the front lawn outside Hocus Pocus Hall

Donkey Walk from Children’s Zoo to the front lawn outside Hocus Pocus Hall, where the Donkeys will graze on the grass.

Sealion

2:00pm - Sealion Show

Sealion Bay

At Sealion Bay we have 4 Californian Sealions splashing about in the water – 2 boys and 2 girls – who would love you to come over and see them.

Sumatran Tigers at Chessington

2:15pm - Carnivore Talk and Feed

The Trail of Kings in Chessington Zoo

Come and see the Asiatic Lions, Sumatran Tigers or Fossa feed - please look out for signs in Trail of Kings to find out which animals are being fed.

Penguins at Chessington

2:30pm - Penguin Talk

Penguin Bay

Humboldt Penguins are a warm weather species that live off the coasts of Chile & Peru in South America. They are a medium build species, growing to approximately 65cm. They are very quick swimmers reaching up to 20mph in the water. Male and female Humboldt Penguins mate for life and take joint care of their offspring, taking it in turns to sit on the eggs for 40 days.

Penguin Presentations take place twice daily, and our keepers give fun, fact-filled talks.

Reindeer at Chessington

2:30pm - Reindeer meet and greet

Reindeer House

Come and meet and take your photo with our Reindeer. Our Reindeer Keeper will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Q-Times & ride status

With over 40 rides and attractions and over thousand animals - we do our best to open rides but occasionally we are unable to. Here's the current Park Status.

We’re sure you appreciate that it is in our best interests to make everything that can safely be operated available to you, to give you the best day out possible.

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Collectable Badges

Grab our wild range of free collectable badges during your wild adventure at Chessington.

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Coffee Loyalty Card

Love Coffee? Simply buy 5 hot drinks from either Original Sandwich Co. in Land of the Dragons or The Coffee Hut in AFRICA and get the 6th hot drink for FREE!

Buy 5 hot drinks of any size and claim a free regular hot drink (excludes specials). Free drink issued on surrender of card with 5 valid stamps Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.

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"Chessington World of Adventures surely is Britain's Wildest Adventure with great thrills and spills. Your best day trip starts here."

toby firman, 28th October 2014.

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