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, mum & 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 Explorer Trail for kids and zoo maps
  • Free all day coach parking and free admission for coach drivers
  • Free familiarisation visit! Once you’ve made your booking, we'll give you one free
  • Free familiarisation visit for two adults to come along and plan the day. Please ask for this when booking.
  • Risk assessment document to help complete your own and request a copy of our public liability insurance when booking

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, scooter and buggy hire available
  • Gift sets available to order & collect from £4 per child
  • Take a guided tour and learn more with your personal tour guide
  • 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

2016 prices

Groups

Ticket Type OFF-PEAK SHOULDER PEAK
Adult £14 £16.80 £18.20
Child (3–15) £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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2016 Dates

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

2017 prices

Groups

We'll honour our 2016 prices for any 2017 group booking made before 31 December 2016. Please check the 2017 dates below.

Ticket Type OFF-PEAK SHOULDER PEAK
Adult £14 £16.80 £18.20
Child (3–15) £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 - 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