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Tiger Tsar
Founded in 2,011


In 2011 we launched the Chessington Conservation Fund (CCF) to raise money to help protect the future of nature and wildlife through conservation work and education in our Zoo, in the local community and worldwide.

Since CCF was formed it has supported many charitable organisations. Read on to find out about some of the work we have been involved in.


Amur Tiger


Back in 2018 Chessington opened Land of the Tiger, featuring an innovative big cat enclosure with Europe’s first overhead trails that has become home to four endangered Amur tigers – Tsar, Kyra, Olga and Kalinka. With less than 500 Amur tigers left in the CCF pledged to support endangered tiger conservation efforts - specifically to WildCats Conservation Alliance and a project to develop an effective human-tiger conflict resolution strategy in Northeast China, where the Amur tiger is commonly found.

Spider Monkey 2


The World Land Trust takes direct action to save rainforest and other wildlife habitats by purchasing land and establishing permanent wildlife reserves. CCF has purchased two areas of land in Ecuador, Cazaderos and Nangaritza, in order to protect them from poaching, illegal logging, mining and poor farming methods. Every year CCF sponsors two rangers to work in these reserves, monitoring and patrolling the areas.

Lisa and Colleen visited the Cazaderos Reserve in 2014 and here is a short video showing what they found.

Darwin The Hedgehog SWLT


The Surrey Wildlife Trust is the only organisation concerned solely with the conservation of all forms of wildlife in Surrey. CCF currently supports this organisation as a Corporate Gold Member and works closely on projects both run and endorsed by the Trust.

Currently CCF is supporting the Hedgerow Heroes Project, which will restore and protect Surrey’s hedgerows. This will enable animals, such as hedgehogs and dormice, to move and expand their populations.


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.

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