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Children's Zoo

10:15am - Farmyard Animal 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.

Meet the animals in Chessington’s Children’s Zoo

Starry Pufferfish

10:30am - Amazonia Talk

SEA LIFE centre

Learn about our sea creatures in Amazonia.

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 Presentation at 11am.

Christmas Pandamonium Show at Chessington

11:00am - Christmas Pandamonium Show

Pandamonium stage, near Lodge Gate

Get into the festive spirit with our brand new Christmas Pandamonium show! Featuring life size and lifelike animatronic pandas, so realistic you won't believe your eyes.

Reindeer at Chessington

11:00am - Reindeer talk

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.

Painted Ray at Chessington

11:15am - 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.

Penguins at Chessington

11:30am - 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.

Sealion

11:30am - Sealion Show

Sealion Bay

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

Children's Zoo

11:45am - Farmyard Animal 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.

Meet the animals in Chessington’s Children’s Zoo

Pandamonium Show at Chessington

11:45am - Pandamonium Meet and Greets

Pandamonium stage, near Lodge Gate

Meet our amazing life-size and life-like animatronic pandas! You won't believe your eyes as you get up close to these exotic endangered animals.

Squirrel Monkeys at Chessington

12:15pm - 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.

Christmas Pandamonium Show at Chessington

12:45pm - Christmas Pandamonium Show

Pandamonium stage, near Lodge Gate

Get into the festive spirit with our brand new Christmas Pandamonium show! Featuring life size and lifelike animatronic pandas, so realistic you won't believe your eyes.

Reindeer at Chessington

1:00pm - Reindeer Photo Opportunity

Reindeer Enclosure, near Grotto exit

Get up close to our Reindeer and take a family photo to remember in front of our festive backdrop!

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.

Bonnethead Shark at Chessington SEA LIFE centre

1:45pm - Azteca Talk

SEA LIFE centre

Learn about our majestic SEA LIFE creatures in our Azteca talk.

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.

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.

Pandamonium Show at Chessington

2:15pm - Pandamonium Meet and Greets

Pandamonium stage, near Lodge Gate

Meet our amazing life-size and life-like animatronic pandas! You won't believe your eyes as you get up close to these exotic endangered animals.

Sealion

2:30pm - Sealion Show

Sealion Bay

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

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.

Reindeer at Chessington

2:45pm - Reindeer Photo Opportunity

Reindeer Enclosure, near Grotto exit

Get up close to our Reindeer and take a family photo to remember in front of our festive backdrop!

Christmas Pandamonium Show at Chessington

3:00pm - Christmas Pandamonium Show

Pandamonium stage, near Lodge Gate

Get into the festive spirit with our brand new Christmas Pandamonium show! Featuring life size and lifelike animatronic pandas, so realistic you won't believe your eyes.

Kirk's Dik Dik at Chessington

3:00pm - Wanyama Village Talk

Wanyama Hut

Meet our Zoo Keeper at the Wanyama Hut in the Wanyama Village & Reserve and learn about our African animals.

Otters at Chessington

3:30pm - 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 Presentation at 11am.

Children's Zoo

3:45pm - Farmyard Animal 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.

Meet the animals in Chessington’s Children’s Zoo

Penguins at Chessington

4:30pm - 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.

Christmas Pandamonium Show at Chessington

4:30pm - Christmas Pandamonium Show

Pandamonium stage, near Lodge Gate

Get into the festive spirit with our brand new Christmas Pandamonium show! Featuring life size and lifelike animatronic pandas, so realistic you won't believe your eyes.

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.

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Normal Operation

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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