To get in touch with nature, to go a little wild and to see and learn about thousands of incredible animals - a trip to Chester Zoo should be on the cards! Devoted to putting you in touch with some of the most interesting species that the world has to offer, at Chester Zoo you can dive into an exciting world of wildlife, different habitats and a truly diverse array of animals to meet in their 125 acres of brilliant gardens. Conservation and education is at the heart of Chester Zoo’s work. As a global conservation charity, Chester Zoo’s wildlife conservationists help protect the future of vulnerable, threatened and endangered animals including orangutans, tigers, elephants and rhinos.
Don't wait to book your discovery day and plan ahead for a trip that kids and adults alike won’t forget in a hurry! When the money from your visits to marvel at the many beautiful species of animal, actually goes towards wildlife projects in over 30 countries around the world - with 15,000 animals to meet and around 500 species to discover - families, school groups, friends and more can count on Chester Zoo for the perfect activity. This is fun learning, and as well as the different zones to explore, there are always new events on in the zoo calendar to delight and entertain animal lovers everywhere! Support the Zoo while you see amphibians galore, reptiles and big cat mammals - whatever animals you love to see - you'll find them all and more at Chester Zoo.
- Click the offer you’d like to use and follow our link to chesterzoo.org
- Go to book your tickets
- Choose your admission types and quantity to add to your basket
- Continue to check out securely with your discounted tickets.
- If you are using a printed voucher, be sure to take this along with you to the zoo.
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Can I adopt an animal with Chester Zoo?
Chester Zoo relies on the support of all its visitors to aid its fight for conservation and wildlife wellbeing, so choosing to adopt an animal or to gift an adoption is the perfect way to give back while treat yourself or another! Plus, you’ll get 2 free tickets for a great day out at the zoo too.
How do I get to Chester Zoo?
You can reach the zoo by car, rail and other methods of public transport. If using a sat nav, use the postcode CH2 1EU and find out online how you can save if your make your way to the zoo on your bike!
Is there parking at Chester Zoo?
Yes and it’s all free!
Is there disabled access at Chester Zoo?
Chester Zoo is fully accessible to those with limited mobility. There is also plenty on offer to accommodate those who are hard of hearing or autistic- so that everyone can get the most out of their visit!
Call: 01244 380280.
Write to: Chester Zoo, Upton-by-Chester, Chester, CH2 1LH or fill in the online form.
A live chat is also available online.
The zoo opens at 10:00 am every day.
Closing times vary from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm depending on the season.