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Journey along the lazy river

Join your favourite Gruffalo character Mouse on a magical riverboat journey through the deep dark wood. As you float down the lazy river, the world of The Gruffalo will magically unfold in front of your eyes, with exciting twists and turns along the way!


  • No Minimum Height
  • Children under 1.1m must be accompanied by an adult aged 16+ (adults can accompany up to 4 children per adult)
  • No Maximum Height

The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure Opened in 2017

Ride Information



  • Not suitable for Adventurers with heart conditions, high blood pressure, back problems or neck problems
  • Not suitable for Adventurers with leg casts above the knee
  • This is a dark ride with smoke and light / laser effects. May not be suitable for Young Adventurers or those with breathing difficulties
  • Not suitable for non-ambulant Adventurers, unless below 1.1 metres with signed consent from Guest Help and Information 
  • Maximum of 5 adventurers per boat (Maximum of 4 adults)
  • Accompanying adults must be in the same boat as children under 1.1m
  • Ride is subject to availability

Latest information regarding Coronavirus

Further to recent updates from the Government on the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, we have taken the very difficult decision to close Chessington World of Adventures Resort as a precautionary measure.

Have a short break booked before 25th April? We can move your stay date with no extra cost!
For guests with short breaks arriving up to and including 25th April 2020, we have relaxed our usual terms and conditions so you can now reschedule your break to another date in the 2020 season with no additional cost*. Please complete the form here including your booking reference and the preferred date you would like to rearrange your booking to. Our team will get back to you as soon as possible.
*Subject to availability, please provide 3 alternative dates in order of preference, dates allocated on a first come first served basis.

Have a park ticket booked before 25th April? You can use this for another day in 2020!
If you have a park ticket for up to and including 25th April your ticket will be valid for use on any date during the 2020 season up to and including 1st November 2020.

Please click the link below for more information and FAQs.

Info & FAQs