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Tropical Wings Zoo

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Address: Wickford Road | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5QZ, England
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+44 1245 425394

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Beautiful day

Firstly the prices are great for entry, the Easter egg letter hunt was good fun there is plenty see, and some lovely ice creams to enjoy one thing I would say is the food an drink... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
jemma w
Tiptree, United Kingdom
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Tiptree, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Firstly the prices are great for entry, the Easter egg letter hunt was good fun there is plenty see, and some lovely ice creams to enjoy one thing I would say is the food an drink is a little on the expensive side which means a lot of people take their own picnics there is plenty of places to sit... More 

Thank jemma w
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit .....for a lovely walk around.....or an educational visit. I took a disabled friend in a wheelchair.The whole place was accessible inside and out ,wide doors throughout , fabulous not too expensive cafe with plenty places to sit.Also super toilet facilities and every member of staff we met was more than helpful, whether it... More 

Thank zulve
TropicalWings, Guest Relations Manager at Tropical Wings Zoo, responded to this review

Hi Zulve Thank you for the lovely feedback. We pride ourselves on being a wheelchair friendly environment and its lovely to hear that our staff are so accommodating and helpful. It's great to hear you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Family said how nice this was and with an 8 year old, a 7 year old and a 2 year old it was £52 to get in. Staff were friendly enough but there again they are taking your money. The butterfly house IS the nicest part of the complex and many people were so bored with the rest of the... More 

Thank ancientpoet
TropicalWings, Guest Relations Manager at Tropical Wings Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback of your visit. Firstly we pride ourselves on our level of customer service and are very happy to pass on your compliments to our reception team. The Tropical house is always a firm favourite with visitors and it is very usual that guests will return several times, perhaps after... More 

Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to take a young family and very good value for money. We will definitely be returning in the future!

Thank Ben F
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82 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We love it here - really lovely zoo with a great variation of well looked after animals. Lots of interactive opportunities as well - our 18 month old loves it!

Thank Mrsontour
London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Had a dreadful experience. Hubby wanted to make my first Mother's Day special so thought it'd be lovely to go tropical wings. It was awful. Had to wait over an hour for a rubbish sandwich in the only available cafe there without any warning that the wait would be so long only to find a hair in the coleslaw!!! Also... More 

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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time visiting tropical wings. My Granddaughter was fascinated my the butterflies and a good time was had by all in our party.

Thank Ann A
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Visited here as a trip with the nursery I worked for. The children absolutely loved it. To have the butterflies fling around freely is a lovely environment for the children to visit. There are other things to see here but the butterflies are the main attraction for me. Very informative and educational but still fun. Due to the humidity it... More 

Thank Trevor P
Basildon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed March 19, 2017

My 8 year old granddaughter had the junior keeper experience today with a keeper called Lesley. What a fantastic 2 hrs it was. Very relaxed and not rushed. Very hands on with lots of animals. Meerkats and lemurs being her favourite. Thank you Lesley for assisting us and making a little girls dream to be a keeper come true. She... More 

Thank Tinak143108
Level Contributor
24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017

where to start this place is only about 25miles from where we live and first impressions wernt too great I must be honest however the old don't judge a book by its cover is 100% right for this place. it has lots of parking all close to the entrance, large selection of all wild animals ranging from maggots to lamas... More 

Thank telnet301

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