Chessington World of Adventures Resort Ticket & Hotel Packages
Leatherhead Road, Chessington, Surrey, KT9 2NE.
- Chessington World of Adventures Resort is situated 12 miles from London on the A243
- Reginald Goddard opened the zoo in 1931, to showcase his impressive, private collection of animals.
- Ideal for a fun family day out
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Chessington World of Adventures Resort Ticket + Hotel Packages
Chessington World of Adventures Resort Breaks
The perfect place for thrill-seekers and animal lovers alike – Chessington World of Adventures Resort is simply a great day out for all.
About Chessington World of Adventures Resort
With over 40 rides and attractions in 10 themed lands, a Zoo and SEA LIFE centre with over 1,000 animals, Chessington World of Adventures Resort offers a world of excitement for the whole family to enjoy. Experience the thrilling Scorpion Express – a new ride experience with surprises round every corner – and the AMAZU Treetop Adventure, where you can play amongst the real monkeys. The top attractions include ‘ZUFARI: Ride into Africa!’ – the ultimate off-road safari adventure that’ll have you careering through the rugged terrain of the African outback; spot towering giraffes, powerful white rhinos, dazzling zebra and flamboyant flamingos to name a few. Be sure not to miss Madagascar Live, the incredibly fun stage show, too!
Chessington World of Adventures Resort Highlights
- Just 12 miles from London
- A great selection of rides, plus a zoo
- Live shows and events all year round
- Explore the mystical Trail of the Kings
- Plenty of eateries throughout the resort
What Makes it Super
Discover more than 40 rides and attractions and over 1000 amazing animals in the Zoo and SEA LIFE centre; Chessington World of Adventures Resort really has got something for everyone.Come face to face with the Gruffalo at Chessington World of Adventures Resort new for 2017! The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure will take you and your family on a picturesque riverboat journey with Mouse through the deep dark wood. As you splash down the lazy river, the story of The Gruffalo* will magically unfold in front of your eyes with exciting twists and turns along the way. The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, a world first, will be accompanied by many other exciting Gruffalo offerings across the whole Resort, including four brand new fully themed Gruffalo hotel rooms in the Chessington Safari Hotel, the Gruffalo Gift Shop, The Gruffalo Bites food outlet, character Meet and Greets and film showings at The Gruffalo Arena, plus much, much more! *(C) 1999 & TM Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.
Chessington World of Adventures Resort Reviews
Stay Date: 08/2017, bunts V wrote this review.
We visited last week and found that by 3.30 we had had enough of over long queues (Of course unless you can afford to,pay the extra for fast pass as if the entrance fee isn't expensive enough) full smelly bins in the middle of queue lines with nothin… See more
We visited last week and found that by 3.30 we had had enough of over long queues (Of course unless you can afford to,pay the extra for fast pass as if the entrance fee isn't expensive enough) full smelly bins in the middle of queue lines with nothing to do or look at while waiting for up to 90 mins, then when you've waited for nearly that long the ride has technical difficulties and you have to go find another ride with the same wait time and then surprise it happens again. This happened 4 times My husband decided he had had enough the kids were getting stressed with all the waiting so we left. MY husband bought a hot chocolate on the way out when we got to the car he tasted and his description was brown water with no taste and no lids for the take away cups. the staff looked miserable in some places. The toilets were not the nicest to use didn't seem as if they had been checked all day. Everything looked a bit tired and run down. Still waiting for a response tothe email I sent. Collapse
Overpriced & thoroughly disappointing
Stay Date: 08/2017, Wifle77 wrote this review.
I've been to Chessington World of Adventures before many years ago and remembering really enjoying it. Having moved away from the south and on a trip to visit family, we decided to have a day out at a theme park. I had spoken to friends who had hea… See more
I've been to Chessington World of Adventures before many years ago and remembering really enjoying it. Having moved away from the south and on a trip to visit family, we decided to have a day out at a theme park. I had spoken to friends who had heard good reviews and that lots had been done to Chessington WoA to make it even more of a good day out for families. We were making use of the Kellogg's vouchers where an adult goes free with a full paying child and thank the stars we did. It was £97 for 2 children and included PAYING FOR PARKING! I kid you not. The parking by the way is in a number of fields where the roads leading to them was compacted gravel with potholes, which was poorly maintained. Whilst queuing to pay for our tickets we made use of the toilet facilities outside of the main gate - a great idea to have these available. It was great to see them regularly maintained however they stench of urine was not one of the things being dealt with. I'd like to say the toilets within the park were better but I believe in honesty. Having paid the extortionate price for 2 child tickets we entered the park, eager with anticipation. We were instantly met with disappointment at how shabby the park appeared, this includes the pathways and all the attractions. The profit made from those heavily priced tickets is obviously not reinvested into the park. A lick paint would not have gone amiss. We went on a few rides, with the main attraction for us being the log flume. Sadly the ride was closed. This would have been good to know BEFORE queuing for the ride. There were no notices nor staff to advise paying customers that rides were not working. Common sense fail. Good customer service fail. There were a few of positives: 1. It's easy to get to 2. The food at the Smokehouse BBQ restaurant was good value for money. However this was also tainted by a member of staff handing us a dirty menu covered in BBQ sauce. 3. There weren't many wasps In summary, go to Legoland instead where it's well maintained, still expensive but at least you get value for money and don't feel dirty after a trip to the toilets. Collapse
Great day out yesterday
Stay Date: 08/2017, joclarke78 wrote this review.
After a less than positive visit to Lego land last week this was great, We were lucky with the weather as it was threatening to rain but never did, I found the staff all very friendly and helpful, the Gruffalo meet and great delighted my two children… See more
After a less than positive visit to Lego land last week this was great, We were lucky with the weather as it was threatening to rain but never did, I found the staff all very friendly and helpful, the Gruffalo meet and great delighted my two children (aged 4-6) as did the Gruffalo ride (although I did purchase a q pass as the queues were 90 minutes long) it was £18 but well worth no queuing, the zoo is well kept and clean and my children loved the aquarium, and the two treetop climbing areas, only disappointment was that the softplay wasn't open. Thoroughly recommended with children of my age, and parking much more reasonable (at £3) than when compared to Thorpepark at £7 and Legoland at £6 queuing on most rides not too long and plenty of rides for children of 1m and 1.1m to enjoy x Collapse
2 day family visit
Stay Date: 08/2017, Lloydy58 wrote this review.
Having already done a few theme parks in the last couple of years, we decided on Chessington world of adventures this time. We thought we would get ourselves organised and pre booked and paid for Entry, Meals , Quenchers (refillable drinks), Ice crea… See more
Having already done a few theme parks in the last couple of years, we decided on Chessington world of adventures this time. We thought we would get ourselves organised and pre booked and paid for Entry, Meals , Quenchers (refillable drinks), Ice creams (Nitro genie) and Parking. Firstly you have to get to the car parks by going up deeply rutted roads then you park in a field (not so bad 1st day nice weather (dust everywhere) 2nd day torrential rain overnight (will leave the rest to your imagination). Got to the entrance and scanned tickets (that you print yourself) with no problems and in around 10.15 am (Sunday). Queue to pick up your tickets that were already paid for, once we got the tickets we thought get the quenchers first but nowhere provides them we asked in 4 different places and were sent on a merry ride until we found a place that had them in stock after that the refilling is a pain too (compared to say Alton Towers). The food on the 1st day was ok (Smoke House) .Rides ok but only did a few big ones and zufari (The animals are excellent .The zoo is great as well. Car park ticket worked well. 2nd day we were a bit wiser so it should be easier yes. No complete shambles again went for food in temple restaurant only served between 12 - 2pm (not on the ticket) so we missed it. Went to pasta and pizza instead (does what it says on the tin) . All of the rides kept breaking down all day (my son and grandson not at all happy) Nitro genie ice cream passable but looked nothing like pictures (would not buy again) Car park ticket worked well, Muddy field total mess and chaos trying to get out. All in all you should pre pay because too dear if you don't but be warned they do not make it easy for you. Would we go back? Not on your life (Even though animals were superb). Very disappointed group. Collapse
Stay Date: 08/2017, mitch067 wrote this review.
If I ran Chessington I would be on the phone to the Disney company right now to get advice on how to run a theme park. We pre-booked meals but the staff didn't seem to know where to collect them and they couldn't find our booking. We also pre booke… See more
If I ran Chessington I would be on the phone to the Disney company right now to get advice on how to run a theme park. We pre-booked meals but the staff didn't seem to know where to collect them and they couldn't find our booking. We also pre booked a photo pass but this had to be collected in a different part of the park. If this was Disney all of these extras would have been added to the one ticket and the restaurant would have a record of the booking so no need to queue at customer services. There are not that many 'must do' rides so queues are huge, the aim seems to be to get you to upgrade to a fast pass (which cost up to £70 extra per person). We went on vampire and queued for over an hour with nothing to do in the queue but wait, Disney make queuing part of the ride. The whole park is badley in need of an upgrade. Also closing at 6 o'clock during the school holidays left us feeling a bit short changed. The new Gruffalo ride is great but £28 each for one decent ride is very poor value. Collapse
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