Type and then tap 'go' to search…
Type and then press 'enter' to search…
Check our prices here
You'll always find our best prices online & there are no hidden fees.
The zoo is improving! Some small areas may be closed while we develop new habitats, but the majority of our 125 acres are open.
Find out more
We're a big team of dedicated, passionate people. And with so much to do, we’re often looking for like-minded folk to join us.
From just £9.50 each we've got everything you need for an engaging and inspirational experience for learners of any age.
Plan your school trip
Right now conservation is critical and species are under threat. We won't stand back and we won't give up.
Full opening times
Our expert presenters are on hand to give free daily animal talks around the zoo.
Animal talks this week
There's always something extra going on at the zoo. See what’s on now & plan ahead.
What's on calendar
Get up to 30% off your admission if there are 15 or more of you.
Visit as a group & save
Zoo News 18/05/18
A rare Asian elephant calf has “astonished” experts after being born at the zoo.
Zoo News 17/05/18
A rare greater one-horned rhino calf has been born at Chester, with the “momentous” birth captured live on CCTV.
Field News 30/04/18
Two of Chester Zoo’s Darwin Initiative Projects have collaborated to share knowledge and technical skills during a series of workshops conducted in Nepal.
Field News 25/04/18
This week Chester Zoo conservationists will unveil a 60,000 square metre Nature Reserve at the zoo.
Plan your perfect wedding, event or party at the ultimate venue.
Unique event venue
Want to visit more often? Get membership for FREE admission all year.
Join our family today
View, download & share your daily photos taken at the main entrance.
Get your photos now