Date and time

Saturday 22 April 2023


£20 per young person


Chester Zoo


Join our Zoo Rangers for an exciting introduction to some of the ways we help to protect nature and the environment around us. Plus, learn what you can do to make a difference!

A typical “introduction to” course may look like this (please note topics vary):
2pm – drop off at Joseph banks room
2:15pm – introduction to topic
2:35pm – talk from keeper/scientist
2:55pm – activity in zoo
3:45pm – final questions and feedback
4pm – pick up

Who is it for?
Young people in secondary school years 10-12. Children should be booked into the school year group they are currently in. The school year runs from 1 September – 31 August.

What is included?
2 hours of activities in the zoo.

Our introduction to course does not include any hand-on contact with any of the animals in the zoo, or behind-the-scenes access to any keeper areas.

If you have any queries, please check out our FAQs or email us at

We’ve got lots of events on offer which are suitable for a variety of ages. Keep an eye on our events page to discover more.

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.