Reopening in 2021.
If you have an Explorer Glamping stay booked in 2020 please click here for more information.


Chessington Explorer Glamping is an ideal choice for your family's break — with all the comforts of home, there's no better place to experience a wild adventure!


Glamping is available during the summer months — book now and make the most of the best availability for your Glamping adventure!

With a choice of Standard or Premium Explorer Tents and a themed restaurant especially for Explorer Glamping guests, memories of your stay at Chessington World of Adventures Resort will last a lifetime!
Best Value Midweek Stays with Chessington Holidays

Best Value Midweek Stays

Enjoy a ROARSOME midweek break with Chessington Holidays this year. Packages include an overnight stay, breakfast, entry to the Theme Park, plus loads of WILD extras when you stay in an Explorer Glamping Tent!

Available on selected Sunday – Thursdays throughout the season.

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Explorer Glamping Standard Tents at Chessington Resort

31 Standard Tents

All the adventure of camping but with the comfort of a hotel room:

  • Double bed and 2 single beds
  • Bed linen
  • Free WiFi
  • Power sockets
  • Fully lit
  • Wooden flooring


Don't forget to bring your essentials!

Explorer Glamping Premium Tents at Chessington Resort

4 Premium Tents

All the facilities of the Standard Explorer Glamping Tent but with some added luxuries:

  • King size bed
  • Bunk bed and single bed in separate sleeping area
  • Storage chest
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Complimentary bottled water and toiletries
  • Towels

Remember to bring the necessities!

What's included in you Chessington Holiday

Package and benefits

  • An overnight stay in either a Standard or Premium Explorer Glamping Tent
  • 2 days for 1 entry per person into the Theme Park
  • A delicious breakfast
  • Exclusive access to the fully-themed Explorers' Outpost Restaurant
  • Animal Meet & Greets (selected dates during weekends and school holidays)
  • Access to Wild Asia after the Theme Park closes*
  • Explorers' Club evening entertainment
  • Access to Savannah Splash Pool and Gym***
New news at Chessington

NEW FOR 2020

Everyone's favourite patchwork elephant, Elmer, has flown in on the first ever themed ride.

Have a ROARSOME time on Elmers Flying Jumbos, where fans of the children's picture-book character can pick a colourful elephant to take them to the skies on the flying carousel.

Terms and conditions apply.

Please note that upon check-in to the Resort Accommodation, you will be required to provide a credit/debit card for a pre authorisation against your room. A set amount will be held, and if not used will be released back into your account within 5-10 working days.

2nd Day FREE is valid in the Theme Park only and must be used the day after your first day in the Park. 2nd Day FREE does not apply where the Theme Park is closed on the 2nd day of your stay. 2nd Day FREE does not apply to themed weekends held at the Chessington Resort Hotel. 2nd Day FREE applies to main season breaks and excludes winter packages.

Please note: If you would like to eat in the Explorers' Outpost, please add-on dinner to your short break package to receive an early booking discount, or alternatively you can book at Reception on your arrival. Dinner at Explorers' Outpost is served from 6pm to 8pm. If you choose to dine at the other Resort restaurants, you will need your vehicle to reach the dining facilities. The bar is open from 17:30 - 21:30. Breakfast is served from 7:30am - 9:30am, and again is a buffet service.

Animal Meet and Greets are on selected dates throughout the year. Please check with Basecamp Reception on arrival to find out what times these are happening during your stay.

*Access to Wild Asia after the park closes is on selected rides only. Rides subject to availability and may vary. Please speak to Basecamp Reception on the day of your arrival to confirm the offering.

**Glamping Exclusive Fastrack is available for Explorer Glamping guests only and allows those people Fastrack entry to all available rides for the first hour of the day (between 10 – 11am). Guests will need to show a valid key card wallet to receive this benefit – these will be issued upon check-in. Rides are subject to availability and guests must enter the Fastrack queue line before 11am; unfortunately, late arrivals will not be given access. Glamping Exclusive Fastrack for the first hour of the day is only available on Saturdays, Sundays and throughout the school holidays. Please note access is available to the following rides: Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, Tiger Rock, ZUFARI: Ride into Africa, Vampire, Seastorm, Dragon's Fury, KOBRA, Monkey Swinger, Tomb Blaster, Elmer's Flying Jumbos, Jungle Rangers, Scorpion Express & Rattlesnake. It is recommended guests visit a combination of rides to make the most of this benefit.

***Explorer Glamping guests can access the Savannah Splash Pool and Gym between 12 and 4pm. Please note, guests staying in a Standard Tent will be charged £3 per person. Guests staying in a Premium Tent (or guests with an Annual Pass) will receive complimentary access to the Pool. Guests will need to book a timeslot for the pool, this can be done at any point before your stay — guests can book by contacting the leisure club on the following phone number: 01372 734 681. Please note access is subject to availability and issued on a first come first served basis. You will need to get in your vehicle and travel from the Glamping site should you wish to use these facilities.

The Wanyama Village and Amazu Treetop Adventure will not be available for Explorer Glamping guests in the evenings. Resort benefits, extras and activities are subject to change and availability. For more information on Explorer Glamping Tents please click here.

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