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Animal Adventures

10th - 18th February 2018

Featuring How To Be A Zookeeper LIVE Show!

Perfect for all ages, our roarsome Animal Adventures February half term event is packed full of fun and adventure for the whole family.

Enjoy NEW, How to be a Zookeeper LIVE! — an interactive show where you’ll learn what it takes to become a Zoo Keeper and meet some of our animals along the way!

Come face-to-face with over 1,000 animals as you explore the wilds of Chessington Zoo and go under the depths of the ocean in our SEA LIFE centre.

That’s not all…enjoy selection of your favourite rides:

With all this and more, February Half Term is set to be full of wild Animal Adventures!

Gruffalo at Chessington

Gruffalo at Chessington

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Animal Adventures Tickets


Limited availability each day, tickets from £14. 

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Short Breaks


Available 9th – 18th February

Why not turn your Animal Adventure into an unforgettable short break? Enjoy a fun-filled day exploring the Zoo and SEA LIFE centre, then continue the adventure with an overnight stay in one of our themed Resort Hotels.

Your package will include:

  • Overnight stay at one of our on-site Resort Hotels
  • One day entry to the Animal Adventures event
  • Full English breakfast with some extra treats
  • Access to Savannah Splash Pool & Gym*

BOOK NOW FROM JUST £43 PER person **

*Charges may apply on selected room types.

*Lead price of £43pp is based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing a standard room at the Chessington Safari Hotel on selected dates.

Short Breaks at Chessington

VIP Experiences


From only £15!

How do you make a great adventure even better? Just add on an extra or two. Get up closer to our wonderful animals, go behind the scenes or discover what it’s like to be a zoo keeper.

VIP experiences are 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!

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Giraffe Feeding at Chessington


What is Animal Adventures Week?

Animal Adventures week will be running over February Half Term from 10th – 18th February 2018. Join us and discover a week full of amazing Animal Adventures set amongst the wilds of Chessington’s Zoo and SEA LIFE centre where you can come face to face with over 1000 exotic animals from across the world. Plus enjoy selected rides, including The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure!

What areas of the park have you got open during Animal Adventures Week?

Guests will have access to The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, Scorpion Express, Tiny Truckers, Adventure Tree Carousel, AMAZU Treetop Adventure and Hocus Pocus Hall, along with the Zoo and SEA LIFE centre. Rides are subject to availability and weather conditions.

Do I need to buy a ticket if I’m an Annual Passholder?

No, Merlin Annual Passholders and Chessington Annual Passholders will be able to use their pass over the whole Animal Adventures event. This event is not included in Chessington Parent & Toddler Annual Passes, as stated in the Terms & Conditions of this pass.

Do I need to pre-book my ticket if I’m an Annual Passholder?

This year Animal Adventures does not require Annual Passholders to pre-book. This event is not included in Chessington Parent & Toddler Annual Passes, as stated in the Terms & Conditions of this pass.

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