Visit As A Group & Save

With discounted admission for groups of 15 or more paying visitors we're a fantastic day out for organisations like brownies, cubs, gardening clubs, parents & toddlers or the WI.

Buy in advance and save up to 30%

Buy before your visit to make sure you get exactly what you want out of your group day out.

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

If you are bringing school children during term time on a weekday please call the Education team on 01244 650 205 to book your visit.

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Benefits of booking as a group

  • Discounted admission for groups of 15 or more paying visitors*
  • Free all day coach parking and free admission for coach drivers
  • Free zoo maps
  • Free familiarisation visit! Once you’ve paid for your booking, you can come to the zoo before your booked day, to plan it in advance. Please ask about this when booking.
  • Health and safety information to help you complete your own risk assessment, and you can request a copy of our public liability insurance when booking
*All members of the group must arrive together.

Facilities for groups

  • Plenty of coach parking within metres of the entrance
  • Meal vouchers and picnic boxes to order
  • Plenty of toilets, including accessible toilets, throughout the zoo
  • Plenty of restaurants, kiosks and sheltered picnic lodge for snacks
  • Full disabled access
  • Wheelchair accessible playpark 'Wildlife Wood' (from February 2018)
  • Wheelchair, scooter and buggy hire available
  • Gift bags available to order & collect from £5 per child
  • Monorail tickets ready to travel
  • Ask away at the daily animal talks

Check our frequently asked questions for more information.

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

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2017 Dates

  • 1 January - 24 March - Off Peak
  • 25 March - 17 April - Peak
  • 18 April - 26 May - Shoulder
  • 27 May - 3 September - Peak
  • 4 September - 5 November - Shoulder
  • 6 November - 31 December - Off Peak