Gorilla Trek

Journey to the forests of East Africa to join a dedicated team of conservationists. Get closer than ever before to a troop of endangered gorillas from the depths of Rwanda in a new exhilarating perspective! Enjoy a 360 degree visual experience with a motion seat, immersive VR headset and audio.

With only 1,000 mountain gorillas left in their natural habitat, this one-of-a-kind encounter gives you the chance to engage with this extraordinary species and learn more about how they behave with one another. Witness the alpha silverback protect its family when a subordinate gorilla fights for leadership. All from the comfort of Chester Zoo!

Shark Dive

Have you ever dreamed of exploring the depths of the ocean, discovering the wonders of the underwater world and coming face to face with some of the most fearsome predators of the sea? Well, now you can! Go on an epic virtual adventure to Tiger Beach, a renowned destination for its crystal-clear waters and stunning coral reefs full of rich marine life. Including the majestic Tiger sharks!

Introducing our brand new 360° visual experience, Shark Dive, complete with motion seat, immersive VR headset and captivating audio! This truly breath-taking encounter allows you to feel as though you are really there, plunging into the deep blue sea as you swim alongside these magnificent creatures. The perfect way to explore in the comfort of the zoo.



Enjoy our Virtual Reality experience at DISCOUNTED RATES

All our members only £5 each!
With further discount of £8 for TWO members.
£10 for TWO standard tickets!

All Virtual Reality tickets must be purchased via card.

Non-members can pre-book their VR ticket online as an added extra when purchasing their zoo ticket, or on-the-day at the VR theatre.
Members MUST purchase their VR ticket on the day, where they’ll receive their discount by simply showing their membership card(s).

for standard ticket
Only £5
for members
for TWO standard tickets

A few Terms and Conditions:

Experience lasts for approximately 7 minutes.

Open 7 days a week from 9:30am until zoo closing time, including weekends and school holidays.

This experience is not recommended for guests who suffer from photosensitive epilepsy, have back and neck problems or pregnant.

All participants must have a ticket for the zoo or a valid membership card.

We only accept card purchases for this experience.

Purchase tickets at the VR theatre after admission lanes.

Anyone under 13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult/guardian.

Minimum height of 100cm.

Maximum weight of 100kg.