The Madagascar Show at Chessington World of Adventures Resort

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Chessington Winter's Tail

The resort dusts off its festive best as the park gets a Christmas touch for Chessington's Winters Tail. Come and explore the Zoo and SEA LIFE centre and meet our Reindeer, Willow and Drizzle. And that’s not all! You can experience a variety of animal shows and feeds throughout the day.

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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.

The Gruffalo at Chessington

10:30am - The Gruffalo: A Christmas Gift

Charlie the Chimp is searching the deep, dark wood to find a Christmas present for his father. Although initially scare, with the help of friendly creatures he meets along the way he manages to have an adventure that will warm the hearts this Christmas.

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.

The Gruffalo at Chessington

11:15am - Meet The Gruffalo

Come and meet and take a picture with The Gruffalo.

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 Talk

Sealion Bay

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

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.

The Gruffalo at Chessington

12:30pm - The Gruffalo: A Christmas Gift

Charlie the Chimp is searching the deep, dark wood to find a Christmas present for his father. Although initially scare, with the help of friendly creatures he meets along the way he manages to have an adventure that will warm the hearts this Christmas.

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.

The Gruffalo at Chessington

1:15pm - Meet The Gruffalo

Come and meet and take a picture with The Gruffalo.

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 Talk

Sealion Bay

At Sealion Bay we have 4 Californian Sealions splashing about in the water – 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.

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.

The Gruffalo at Chessington

2:30pm - The Gruffalo: A Christmas Gift

Charlie the Chimp is searching the deep, dark wood to find a Christmas present for his father. Although initially scare, with the help of friendly creatures he meets along the way he manages to have an adventure that will warm the hearts this Christmas.

Q-Times & ride status

With over 40 attractions, a thousand animals, and a huge investment plan - 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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"It was a fantastic day. Chessington is the best theme park in the whole wide world!"

Amy, 11th October 2014.

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