Type and then tap 'go' to search…
Type and then press 'enter' to search…
Sign up for our email newsletter to get all the latest zoo news, events and stories.
Bring family and friends for a day full of giggles, laughter, fun and exploring! Get ready to PLAY!
PLAY! at Chester Zoo
Each day we do different talks at different times, you can ask whatever you like and we'll let you in on the little secrets!
Two incredibly rare Eastern black rhino calves have been born in a week, boosting global numbers of the critically endangered species.
30 June 2017
We're making school visits free from November – February this year, as part of a bid to inspire a generation of conservationists.
19 July 2017
Take a look at some of the highlights of our long-term plans for the future of the zoo.
18 July 2017
As part of our Wildlife Connections campaign we've been running a series of workshops, led by experts from Chester Zoo, to train up Wildlife Champions from a variety of community groups to give local wildlife a helping hand.
17 July 2017
Our Wildlife Connections campaign has been shortlisted for an exciting National Lottery Good Causes Award and we need support from the public to be crowned winners!
14 July 2017
A pair of white-belted ruffed lemurs - a species critically endangered in the wild - have joined us in a bid to help save them from extinction.
13 July 2017
Amazing footage has captured the moment our baby bear tried its hand at tree climbing for the first time.
7 July 2017
3 - 31
With 125 acres and 15,000 wonderful animals to see our NEW guided tours are the perfect way to make the most of your visit. Starts 3 July.
1 - 16
Join our Zoo Rangers for FREE every weekend (up to 16 July) for brilliant stories, amazing animal challenges and exciting adventures around the zoo.
Join our Zoo Ranger team in the Realm of the Red Ape on Sunday 16th July to celebrate all things snake!
We need Junior Members aged 8-11 to join us for six Sunday training camps to become Junior Rangers. Starts Sunday 15 January.
22 - 30
Come and celebrate National Moth Week with the Zoo Rangers who are mad about moths!
1 - 31
All over Indonesia forests are falling silent as the songbirds that once thrived there are threatened with extinction. Join the Zoo Rangers and find out how we Act for Wildlife.
Join our Zoo Ranger team on Saturday 29th July to celebrate all things tiger!
If you'd like to learn more about our British wildlife, why not sign-up to a FREE masterclass!
Join us on Saturday 8 July for an introduction to wildlife monitoring and surveying on our nature reserve.