FATHER CHRISTMAS SLEEPOVER The Father Christmas Sleepover package includes tickets to the Zoo & SEA LIFE centre only. The rides are closed over the winter. Please select your date
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16yrs and over
12yrs to 15yrs
3yrs to 11yrs
Under 3yrs in a bed
Under 2yrs requiring a cot

This event has now ended, but will be returning in 2017. Details coming soon...

Join Father Christmas and make your little helpers' dreams come true.

Visit Chessington on selected dates this December for a Father Christmas Sleepover from just £40pp and enjoy a host of festive fun, including cookie decorating in the Elves' Kitchen and the brand new Christmas Pandamonium show!

Soak up all the festive fun with an overnight stay in one of our themed hotels, spend your day exploring Chessington Zoo and SEA LIFE centre and discover the magical Winter's Tail where a host of Christmas stalls, reindeer and a giant Christmas tree await you. For an extra special treat, head to Father Christmas' grotto to meet the man himself — make sure you book your spot soon!

Father Christmas sleepover at Chessington

Your Short Break

What you'll receive:

  • 2 day access to the Winter's Tail Park event and Chessington Zoo
  • Animal meet and greets
  • An overnight stay at one of the Resort's wonderful hotels, including breakfast
  • Meet Father Christmas in his Christmas-tastic grotto
  • Access to Savannah Splash pool and gym
Book now from just £157!
Azteca Hotel


The Chessington Resort has two fabulous hotels to choose from; discover ancient Aztec temple ruins in the Chessington Azteca Hotel, or go on the ultimate African themed adventure with our Safari Hotel. Both hotels have rooms overlooking the Wanyama Reserve where zebra, gazelle and giraffe roam — an animal lover's paradise!

Our Resort Hotels
Father Christmas sleepover at Chessington

Book for 2017

Father Christmas Sleepovers are back for 2017 and are set to be better than ever!

Book in advance for another amazing Christmas!

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ZOO and SEA LIFE Centre

The Chessington Zoo brings you face-to-face with over 1,000 exotic animals, ranging from lions to sealions. This is Britain's wildest adventure, so don't miss out! The Chessington SEA LIFE centre is crammed to the rafters with fantastic exhibitions, including interactive rock pools, daily talks and feeding sessions.

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2016 dates

2017 dates

Terms and conditions apply. Please note, the Theme Park is closed during this time. Please ensure you book your time to meet Father Christmas in advance by calling 01372 734 620. If time slots are not booked in advance, an alternative slot will not be guaranteed. Please note, this package includes access to the Chessington Winter's Tail event. Rides and attractions are closed during this time. Resort benefits, extras and activities are subject to change and availability. Lead price of £40pp and £157 is based on 2 adults and 2 children (12 years and under) sharing a standard family room in the Chessington Safari Hotel. Please note that the Chessington Theme Park is closed during this time and that this package includes two days entry into the Chessington Zoo and SEA LIFE centre from 10am-5pm. Reservations must be paid in full at time of booking and are non-transferable and non-refundable without the additional cancellation waiver. Event subject to change and availability. Please be aware the Savannah Splash facilities have a limited capacity, during peak operating periods we operate timed swim sessions of 60 minutes. Bookings can be made on the day from 8am-8pm or for the following day up until 12pm at our Leisure Club reception, which we advise you do as early as possible in order to avoid disappointment. Time slots will be issued on a first come first served basis and please note that your slot of 60 minutes will include your time to access the changing facilities. If you arrive after your designated start time, you will be able to join the session and enjoy the facilities until your session ends. We strongly suggest booking your dinner in one of our restaurants before arrival to avoid disappointment.
Please note: 2017 Father Christmas Sleepovers details and timings will be confirmed nearer the time. Activities and event details are subject to change and availability.

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