A truly roar-some Chessington Holiday is the perfect way to treat your little adventurers this summer! Plus, with 2nd Day FREE entry per person you have double the time to explore the Resort!

This summer is set to be more roar-some than ever! Will you journey into the deep dark wood aboard The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure or explore the new NEW Land of the Tiger? With all main season Chessington Holidays you receive 2nd Day FREE, as well as a choice of Resort Accommodation or a nearby partner hotel to kick back and relax in after your first day in the Theme Park.

Experience Tiger Rock — an exhilarating log flume in the NEW Land of the Tiger. Get a unique view of our majestic Amur Tigers before descending a misty waterfall drop right through the centre of a giant tiger's head carved into an imposing rock.

Chessington Holidays Tip: Resort Accommodation guests receive Early Ride Time and Explorer Glamping visitors receive Glamping Exclusive Fastrack! Plus a range of evening entertainment including:

  • Exclusive Early Access to the Wanyama Village & Reserve***
  • Character Breakfast
  • Animal Meet & Greets
  • Kids Movie Time

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Resort accommodation Chessing Resort

Resort Accommodation

Fall alseep under canvas in your very own Explorer Glamping Tent, or head to our Resort Hotel where you'll find a roar-some range of Standard and Themed rooms.

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Partner Hotels near Chessington

Partner Hotels near Chessington

Choose your 3 or 4 star partner hotel from a hand-picked selection that boast great facilities and terrific locations.

Rides at Chessington


Whether you're a little adventurer starting out on your first expedition or a roar-some ride expert, we have plenty of rides to keep every member of your pack entertained - here are some of our favourites:

  • Tiger Rock
  • The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure
  • Vampire
  • Tiny Truckers
  • And many more!
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Zoo and SEA LIFE centre

Zoo and SEA LIFE centre

Embark upon an exploration of nature as you discover Chessington Zoo — keep an eye out for adorable spider monkeys to the glorious Sumatran tiger, then delve into the ocean at the SEA LIFE centre and marvel at an underwater world full of curious and beautiful marine life.

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Live shows and talks at Chessington

Live shows and talks

With your 2nd Day FREE there's more than enough time to catch a show and discover all about your favourite animals during their feeding times. Take a look below at the range of shows and talks available:

  • The Snail and The Whale Trail
  • The Gruffalo Groove
  • Carnivore Talk and Feed
  • Penguin Talk
  • AMAZU Talk
  • The Gruffalo Meet and Greet
  • Animal antics show
  • Shark Talk
  • Children's Zoo Meet and Greet
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Terms and conditions apply.

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 Hotels. 2nd Day FREE applies to main season breaks and excludes winter packages. Breakfast is included with all packages unless stated otherwise at the time of booking.

Please note that upon check in to the Resort Hotels, 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.

Resort benefits, extras and activities, including Meet and Greets, are subject to change and availability. Exclusive evening access to Wanyama Village and AMAZU is available 17th March - 29th October 2018. Complimentary access to the Savannah Splash Pool is subject to room type. Please see offers, events and hotel pages for full details. Please note: add ons come with an additional charge.

*Early Ride Time is available between 17th March 2018 to 29th October 2018 when you stay in a Standard or Themed room only. Please note: Early Ride Time is only available during main Park opening dates and is not included in seasonal packages. Wristbands will be issued on arrival at Reception and must be worn to receive this benefit. Rides included in Early Ride Time: The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, Vampire, Advenutre Tree, Black Buccaneer, Seastorm, Chessington Zoo and Trail of the Kings. Rides/attractions are subject to availability and the rides available can differ. Rides/attractions available will be confirmed by reception.

**Explorer Glamping Fastrack is between 10am - 11am and is available between 3rd May - 15th September 2018 when you stay in Explorer Glamping accommodation. If any rides have a later opening time, you will receive 1 hour access from the ride open time. Please note: Explorer Glamping fastrack 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 available: KOBRA, ZUFARI: Ride into Africa!, Tomb Blaster, Scorpion Express, Rattlesnake, Rameses Revenge, Flying Jumbos, Toadie's Crazy Cars and Tiger Rock. Rides not included are Vampire and Dragon's Fury. Rides are subject to availability and the rides available can differ. Rides available will be confirmed by reception.

Exclusive Early Access to Wanyama Village & Reserve and Exclusive Evening access to AMAZU*** are valid on Fridays, Saturdays & school holidays and subject to weather conditions.

Height and weight restrictions apply to Go Ape, please click here for full terms and conditions. For full terms and conditions please see our Go Ape page.

Any extra days included in your break must be used on consecutive days.

Please be aware that during peak times AMAZU will take the place of SEA LIFE Centre. ® 1999 & TM Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

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