Date and time

Wednesday 21 June 2023


FREE (normal zoo admission applies)


Chester Zoo

Join our Zoo Rangers to celebrate World Giraffe Day 2023!

You’ll have the chance to hear fascinating facts, listen to exciting stories, make giraffe-themed crafts and learn about how we work to conserve giraffes both in the zoo and across the world.

These animals talks and activities are FREE with zoo admission.



Discover giraffes 

How tall is a giraffe? Why do they have such a long tongue? Join us learn about our amazing giraffes and enter our competition to win an amazing Giraffe Experience!

  • Time: 10:30 – 16:00
  • Location: Giraffe habitat

Giraffe Talk

Why do giraffes have long necks? How does this help them in their Savannah habitat? Join us to find out more about these unusual creatures.

  • Times: 11:10, 11:40, 14:20 and 14:40
  • Location: Giraffe habitat

Giraffe crafts

Join our Zoo Rangers for some giraffe themed crafts!

  • Time: 14:00 – 15:30
  • Location: Madagascar Basecamp

Giraffe’s necks are loooong… but did you know… they actually contain the same number of bones as humans?!

LEARN MORE about Rothschild’s giraffes

Would you like to feed our giraffes?! Get closer than ever before with the TALLEST land animals, leaving you with incredible memories that will last a lifetime!


Do something amazing! Not only will you receive an exclusive adoption pack, but you’ll also be helping to fund conservation work in the UK and all around the world! Let’s work together to prevent extinction…


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