Date and time

05/08/2019 - 11/08/2019
Sessions at 10am and 3pm


Free drop-in sessions


Various locations around the zoo

Normal zoo admission applies. Book tickets now
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We’re running extra activities to celebrate BIAZA’s Big Bug Bonanza

10-11.30am: Insect Investigations

Everyday: Near the Elephant habitat

Did you know… that insects have their ‘skeleton’ on the outside of their body?! Drop-in to investigate their weird and wonderful features and celebrate the importance of our creepy crawly friends.

10-11.30am: Discover Minibeasts

Monday, Thursday, Saturday: Inside Butterfly Journey

Did you know… that an estimated 80% of all known animal species are invertebrates? This is your chance to get up close to some of our most impressive invertebrates and explore minibeast features and lifecycles.

3-4pm: Big Chester Zoo Bug Hunt

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: Wildlife Garden

Wednesday, Friday, Sunday: Chester Zoo Nature Reserve

Join our Zoo Rangers to hunt for wild minibeasts! We’ll work together to identify what they are and learn about how we can all help them at home.

*All activities are FREE to take part in. Normal zoo admission applies unless located in our free-to-enter Nature Reserve.*

PRE-BOOK your TICKETS to come and see us soon!
We look forward to WELCOMING you to the zoo!
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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.