Welcome to CHESTER ZOO

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The app will be your zoo guide for the day! Search for your favourite animal or ask for directions and the app will take you right there

 

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Temporary closures

Walkthrough aviaries: Due to a local report of avian influenza, some of our walkthrough aviaries are temporarily closed to ensure the safety of our animals. This includes Monsoon Forest, the Latin American Wetland Aviary and Tropical Realm.

Many species in these areas can be seen from surrounding outdoor viewing areas. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Lazy River Boat Trip: Our Lazy River boats will be under annual maintenance from Wednesday 1 December – Sunday 13 December inclusive. Therefore no boat trips will take place on these days. Sorry for any inconvenience.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Your zoo ADVENTURE starts right here! Plan your BEST DAY and explore Chester Zoo. There’s plenty to do – so make the most of your day out.

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WAYS YOU CAN SUPPORT US

ONLINE GIFT SHOP

Whether you’re looking to join the zoo family and become a member or you’re looking for the PUUUUUURFECTLY unique gift for the animal lover in your life, you’ve come to the right place! Treat yourself and save wildlife at the same time. Win, win!

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BECOME A MEMBER

Join our great BIG zoo family and become a member! You’ll have a whole year of FREE visits, whilst gaining access to EXCLUSIVE benefits. You’re also supporting vital conservation work in the zoo, across the UK and around the world – how ROARSOME is that?!

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HIRE A VENUE

The zoo is the perfect location for your event – no matter how big – with amazing animals, award-winning gardens, a stunning Grade II listed venue and an experienced events team. We will help you to create a special event that your guests won’t forget.

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EDUCATIONAL visit

And experience an UNIQUE way of learning!

 

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LEAPING
LEMUR

boiiiiiiing! How far can you leap?!

 

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OUR TEAM OF EXPERTS WORK IN SIX REGIONS AROUND THE GLOBE – REPRESENTING SOME OF THE PLANET’S MOST BIODIVERSE HABITATS. Discover more about our SCIENCE AND CONSERVATION work.

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NOW is the time to ACT FOR WILDLIFE. Conservation is CRITICAL; species are under threat. TOGETHER we can make a BIG difference. Take action TODAY and join us in PREVENTING EXTINCTION.

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