Today@Chessington

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Children's Zoo

10:15am - Children's Zoo Meet and Greet

The Children's Zoo in Chessington Zoo

Come along and see our gorgeous guinea pigs, sleepy sheep and kind Kunekunes’ who are always pleased to welcome new faces in to their homes.

Binturong 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.

Otters at Chessington

10:45am - Otter Talk

Next to Lodge Gate 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 Talk.

11:00am - The Gruffalo's Child Christmas Corner

Christmas Corner, next to the Father Christmas Grotto

Enjoy an interactive storytelling and meet and greet with The Gruffalo!

The SEA LIFE Centre

11:15am - Shark Talk

SEA LIFE Centre

Come close and learn all about our sharks in the magical SEA LIFE centre!

Sea Lion

11:30am - Sea Lion Show

Sea Lion Bay

At Sea Lion Bay we have 4 Californian Sea Lions splashing about in the water – 2 boys and 2 girls – who would love you to come over and see them.

Children's Zoo

12:00pm - Children's Zoo Meet and Greet

The Children's Zoo in Chessington Zoo

Come along and see our gorgeous guinea pigs, sleepy sheep and kind Kunekunes’ who are always pleased to welcome new faces in to their homes.

Capybaras at Chessington

12:30pm - Capybara Talk

AMAZU in Chessington Zoo

Capybaras are proficient swimmers, swimming with only their nostrils, eyes, and ears above the surface. They are also known to swim underwater - sometimes for considerable distances.

Reindeer at Chessington

1:00pm - Reindeer Meet & Greet

Reindeer Enclosure

Come and hear all about our resident Reindeer Willow and Drizzle, with our Reindeer Keeper on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Squirrel Monkeys at Chessington

1:15pm - Monkey 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.

Binturong 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.

Painted Ray at Chessington

2:00pm - 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.

2:00pm - The Gruffalo's Child Christmas Corner

Christmas Corner, next to the Father Christmas Grotto

Enjoy an interactive storytelling and meet and greet with The Gruffalo!

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.

Penguins at Chessington

2:30pm - Penguin Talk

Penguin Bay

Humboldt Penguins are a warm weather species that live off the coasts of Chile & Peru in South America. They are a medium build species, growing to approximately 65cm. They are very quick swimmers reaching up to 20mph in the water. Male and female Humboldt Penguins mate for life and take joint care of their offspring, taking it in turns to sit on the eggs for 40 days.

Penguin Presentations take place twice daily, and our keepers give fun, fact-filled talks.

Sea Lion

2:30pm - Sea Lion Show

Sea Lion Bay

At Sea Lion Bay we have 4 Californian Sea Lions splashing about in the water – 2 boys and 2 girls – who would love you to come over and see them.

Reindeer at Chessington

2:45pm - Reindeer Meet & Greet

Reindeer Enclosure

Come and hear all about our resident Reindeer Willow and Drizzle, with our Reindeer Keeper on hand to answer any questions you may have.

4:00pm - The Gruffalo's Child Christmas Corner

Christmas Corner, next to the Father Christmas Grotto

Enjoy an interactive storytelling and meet and greet with The Gruffalo!

Q-Times & ride status

With over 40 rides and attractions and over thousand animals - we do our best to open rides but occasionally we are unable to. Here's the current Park Status.

Advisory

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.

Today’s Offers

Collectable Badges

Grab our wild range of free collectable badges during your wild adventure at Chessington.

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Coffee Loyalty Card

Love Coffee? Simply buy 5 hot drinks from either Original Sandwich Co. in Land of the Dragons or The Coffee Hut in AFRICA and get the 6th hot drink for FREE!

Buy 5 hot drinks of any size and claim a free regular hot drink (excludes specials). Free drink issued on surrender of card with 5 valid stamps Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.

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