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From just £159 for a family of 4, you can enjoy an adventure of a lifetime with The Gruffalo!

As well as the brand new Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, your little adventurers can enjoy a host of Gruffalo themed treats and surprises, including story time with The Gruffalo and a special meet and greet. You'll also receive 2 Days for the price of 1 in the Theme Park, a delicious breakfast the following morning and Early Ride Time from 9am — 10am!

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New for 2017 — The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure is now open! Journey through the deep dark wood and float down the lazy river, as the story of The Gruffalo* magically unfolds in front of your eyes!

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Don't miss out on an epic adventure with The Gruffalo — prices start from just £40pp!

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Early Ride Time at Chessington World of Adventures

Early Ride Time

Beat the crowds and explore the rides and attractions a whole hour before everyone else! Early Ride Time includes:

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Safari Hotel at Chessington World of Adventures

Safari Hotel

Step inside our African themed hotel, complete with a number of rooms that overlook zebra, gazelle and giraffe! Brand new for 2017 — enjoy our Gruffalo themed rooms; which include a selection of themed treats.

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Azteca Hotel at Chessington World of Adventures

Azteca Hotel

Delve into the mysterious ruins of our Azteca Temple and discover quests for the whole family. With fully themed rooms throughout and adventure around every corner, this hotel is ideal for your little archeologists.

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Explorer Glamping at Chesington World of Adventures

Explorer Glamping

Discover a new way to sleep under the stars with Explorer Glamping! Relax in the great outdoors with your very own Glamping tent, complete with wooden flooring, power sockets, free WiFi and more!

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Stay and Play — with The Gruffalo dates

Terms and conditions apply. Lead price of £159/£40pp is based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing a standard Explorer Glamping Tent. *® 1999 & TM Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd. Guests staying in The Safari and Azteca hotel can enjoy 1 hour story time with The Gruffalo. Guest staying in Explorer Glamping can enjoy 1 hour evening entertainments including 1 story time with The Gruffalo. Breakfast is included with all packages unless stated otherwise at the time of booking. 2 Days For 1 entry is a Theme Park entry day that can be used on any day during your break, between your hotel check-in and check-out date. 2 Days For 1 entry does not apply to themed weekends held at the Chessington Resort Hotels. 2 Days For 1 entry applies to main season breaks and excludes winter packages. Resort benefits, extras and activities are subject to change and availability. Room prices vary and are subject to change. All rooms are subject to availability at time of booking. Please be advised that one guest per room must be 18 years old or over. **Early Ride Time is available between 19th March 2017 to 31st October 2017 when you stay in The Azteca or Safari Hotel only. Please note: Early Ride Time is only available during Park Opening dates and is not included in off peak and season packages. Wristbands will be issued on arrival at Reception and must be worn to receive this benefit. Rides are subject to availability and the rides available can differ. Rides available will be confirmed by Reception. Please note, Glamping Guests have access to all rides with Exclusive Fastrack entrance with the exception of Vampire, Dragon's Fury and The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure and it is recommended guests visit a combination of rides to make the most of this benefit. Height and weight restrictions apply, please click here for full terms and conditions. ***Please be aware that during peak times AMAZU will take the place of SEA LIFE centre. Guests staying in Standard Rooms or Wanyama Reserve View Rooms in the Safari Hotel will be charged to use the Savannah Splash Pool. Access to the pool is charged at £3 per person and guests wishing to use the pool must pre-book a time slot on the day of arrival. Please note that access to the pool is subject to availability.

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