In line with current restrictions the zoo is currently closed. You can still pre-book tickets for future use via the 'Book Now' button above to get your tickets and you can catch up on the Chester Zoo Virtual Days via the 'Facebook' button below and find out what you can do to help Chester Zoo when you visit their website.
A day out at Chester Zoo is an adventure of discovery in 125 acres including beautiful award-winning gardens, where you will find 21,000 endangered and exotic animals.
Fully committed to conservation and education, the expert team not only provide the highest level of care for the animals but are on hand to engage with visitors ensuring a connection with the natural world. Tours and hands-on experiences plus daily animal talks will add to your animal packed day.
The Oakfield Restaurant is set in a stunning location at the heart of Chester Zoo, plus cafes and kiosks are located throughout the Zoo providing plenty of snacking options. Complete your day with a Lazy River Boat trip and let the kids let off steam in the adventure play areas. A well-stocked gift shop provides plenty of choice for a souvenir of your day.
Check up to date opening times and prices on the website (times and prices vary throughout the year).
The channel 4 programme The Secret Life of the Zoo will give you an exciting peep behind the scenes, following the relationship between the animals and their keepers in their day to day life at Chester Zoo.