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Animal Adventures

16th - 24th February 2019

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 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, including The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure and Tiny Truckers! 

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 £15. 

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Short Breaks


Available 15th – 24th 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*


*Charges may apply on selected room types.

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 16th – 24th February 2019. 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!

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

Guests will have access to the Zoo and SEA LIFE centre. The selected rides available are: The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, The Adventure Tree Carousel, Tiny Truckers, AMAZU Treetop Adventure, Sea Dragons, Dragon’s Playhouse, Canopy Capers and Griffins Galleon. 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 for Off Peak Chessington Annual Passholders, 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 the Off Peak Chessington Annual Passes, as stated in the Terms & Conditions of this pass.

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