A whole world of wonder awaits at Chester Zoo…




There’s so much to see and do at the zoo! Take a look at our list of wondrous things to do at Chester Zoo, to make your trip to the zoo the best visit ever!

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Enjoy a mindful moment by listening to some soothing sounds from around the zoo!

Visit Monsoon Forest and immerse yourself in the calls of South East Asia’s rarest birds and hear the soothing sound of water flowing through the jungle landscape.

Head to our Butterfly House and get lost in the peace and tranquility of this wildlife wonderland.

Soak up the surroundings of Tropical Realm and listen to the running waterfall, reptiles, amphibians and the many beautiful songs of free flight birds.

Dive into our amazing ‘out of water’ shark experience! 

Sink your teeth into the immersive world of Planet Shark: Predator or Prey, where you’ll be surrounded by incredible underwater projections featuring stunning footage that tells the story of how important sharks are to our oceans, and the planet.


Discover all of our wonderful indoor spaces!

Meet a real life dragon, in our immersive space Dragons in Danger. Here you’ll find one of the world’s fiercest hunters, the Komodo dragon.

Visit Spirit of the Jaguar to hang out with our two-toed sloths, Tina and Rico.

Plunge yourself into darkness in Fruit Bat Forest, and feel the air as our bats whoosh past you!

There’s over 27,000 animals at the zoo! Some BIG, some small, some weird but all of them WONDERFUL!


Experience the wonder of conservation first hand with our Zoo Rangers. You can find them throughout the zoo hosting interactive discovery sessions and talks that showcase our global conservation projects and spectacular science!
Take a look below at some of our field work, that will inspire you to protect wildlife and help us prevent extinction!
Join our zoo rangers to learn more about our amazing plants & animals!
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