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Children's Birthday Parties

Fancy having a wild time with more than 15,000 amazing animals? You’re in the right place!

We're the UK's most visited zoo, with 125 acres of award-winning enclosures and gardens to explore - the perfect setting for a fun and memorable birthday party.

Build your perfect party from our choice of packages below and we'll take care of the rest so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the party.

And here's the best bit... we'll clean up the mess at the end!

For helpful advice or to make a party booking please contact the Events team on 01244 650 209 or events@chesterzoo.org

You can book the Jungle Party Den from 10.30-12.30pm or 1.30-3.30pm. (Please book early to guarantee your slot and avoid disappointment).

 

Choose your perfect birthday party package

Compare packages Standard Package
Meerkat Munch Package
Penguin Pizza Package

£180 £210 £225
Hire of our Jungle Party Den for 2 hours

Admission & access for up to 10 children & 2 adults


Coffee vouchers for 2 adults

Unlimited ice cream


Unlimited slush


Max. room capacity 30 people


Ham or cheese roll, crisps and mini muffin each


4 x 12" pizzas (2x Margherita, 1x Hawaiian, 1x Pepperoni)


Additional adult admission at seasonal group rate*


Additional children admission at seasonal group rate*

Plus £2.50 each for food
Plus £3.50 each for food

Optional extras
Boxes of chips £2.75 per person
Birthday cakes (10" - choose from "Happy Birthday" or "Party Animals") £15
Monorail ride £1 per person
Goody Bag - Standard £5 each
Goody Bag - Deluxe £10 each

Please note that the two adult tickets can be swapped out with child tickets. Members are welcome to use their membership card for admission.

*Our group rates are 30% off gate price (with donation) and are from £11.20 for children and £14 for adults. You can check the prices here.

How to book

For helpful advice or to make a party booking please contact the Events team on 01244 650 209 or events@chesterzoo.org

You can book the Jungle Party Den from 10.30-12.30pm or 1.30-3.30pm. (Please book early to guarantee your slot and avoid disappointment).

Important info

You can download a copy of the rental agreement here.

Chester Zoo cannot be held liable for any food products brought in by visitors, including birthday cakes. Please ensure that when sending invites out you ask for any food allergies that invitees might have and then ensure they are catered for.

We also recommend that the advice below should be followed to help minimise any risk:

  • Always keep the food covered to protect it from contamination until it is to be eaten.
  • Higher risk foods such as cooked meats or fish, dairy or egg products, rice, desserts etc. should not be left at ambient room temperatures for long periods.
  • Eat the food as soon as possible. Any food left over should be thrown away.

Seasonal group admission

Our group admission rates save 30% off the date price (with donation) when booked in advance. For groups paying on arrival admission is 15% off the gate price (with donation).

Buy your tickets online for up to 30% off and beat the queues with Fast Track admission. Or you can call us on 0870 720 1507 or email groups@chesterzoo.org

2017 prices

Groups

Ticket Type OFF-PEAK SHOULDER PEAK
Adult £14 £16.80 £18.20
Child (3–17) £11.20 £14 £15.40
Infant (aged 2 & under) Free Free Free
Full time students and 65+ £12.60 £15.40 £16.80
Carer for disabled guest Free Free Free

Book group tickets online

2017 Dates

  • 1 January - 31 March - Off Peak
  • 1 April - 17 April - Peak
  • 18 April - 26 May - Shoulder
  • 27 May - 3 September - Peak
  • 4 September - 5 November - Shoulder
  • 6 November - 31 December - Off Peak