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The Snail and the Whale Trail

Get lost beneath the waves in our SEA LIFE centre and meet sharks, rays, jellyfish… and a snail?!

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Plus all these fantastic daily activities!

Gorilla Family at Chessington

Gorilla Talk and Scatter Feed

Trail of the Kings in Chessington Zoo

Make sure you don’t miss the gorilla scatter feeds, a great way to see the gorillas playing and eating. Times vary each day, please check times on the signs in Trail of the Kings.

The SEA LIFE Centre

10:30am - Shark Talk

SEA LIFE Centre

Get closer and learn all about our sharks in the magical SEA LIFE centre!

10:30am - The Gruffalo Meet and Greet

The Gruffalo Arena

Come face to face with The Gruffalo at this meet and greet opportunity!

10:30am - Tiger Talk

Land of the Tiger

Make sure you don’t miss the Tiger Talk, a great way to see and learn about our Amur tigers Times vary each day, please check times on the sign in Land of the Tiger. 

Children's Zoo

10:45am - 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.

Otters at Chessington

11:15am - Otter Talk and Feed

Otters

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 Presentation.

Binturong at Chessington

11:30am - Animal Antics Show

The Lawn in front of Hocus Pocus Hall

Exotic animals including Meerkats, Coati, Binturongs and Macaws will come up close and personal to audiences in the Animal Antics Show at The Lawn.

Sea Lion at Chessington

12:00pm - 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.

12:00pm - The Gruffalo Groove

The Gruffalo Arena

Journey with other Chessington Adventurers at The Gruffalo Arena through the deep dark wood and encounter some familiar creatures along the way through song and dance. Both kids and parents alike can learn the words and moves, before enjoying the animated film. Plus, keep your eyes peeled for an appearance from the Gruffalo himself!

Capybara's at Chessington

12:15pm - 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.

2:00pm - The Gruffalo Groove

The Gruffalo Arena

Journey with other Chessington Adventurers at The Gruffalo Arena through the deep dark wood and encounter some familiar creatures along the way through song and dance. Both kids and parents alike can learn the words and moves, before enjoying the animated film. Plus, keep your eyes peeled for an appearance from the Gruffalo himself!

Sumatran Tigers at Chessington

2:15pm - Carnivore Talk and Feed

Trail of the Kings in Chessington Zoo

See the big cats feed. Please see signs in Trail of the Kings to find out which animal is 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. Come and join our Zoo Keepers for our fun, fact-filled talks.

Squirrel Monkeys at Chessington

2:45pm - AMAZU 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.

Sea Lion at Chessington

3:00pm - 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.

3:00pm - The Gruffalo Meet and Greet

The Gruffalo Arena

Come face to face with The Gruffalo at this meet and greet opportunity!

Binturong at Chessington

3:30pm - Animal Antics Show

The Lawn in front of Hocus Pocus Hall

Exotic animals including Meerkats, Coati, Binturongs and Macaws will come up close and personal to audiences in the Animal Antics Show at The Lawn.

The SEA LIFE Centre

4:00pm - Shark Talk

SEA LIFE Centre

Get closer and learn all about our sharks in the magical SEA LIFE centre!

4:00pm - The Gruffalo Groove

The Gruffalo Arena

Journey with other Chessington Adventurers at The Gruffalo Arena through the deep dark wood and encounter some familiar creatures along the way through song and dance. Both kids and parents alike can learn the words and moves, before enjoying the animated film. Plus, keep your eyes peeled for an appearance from the Gruffalo himself!

Children's Zoo

4:30pm - 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.

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.

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