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“Great value family day out!”
Review of Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo
Ranked #1 of 101 things to do in Chester
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We're the UK's number one charity zoo, with over 21,000 animals and 500 different species, including some of the most endangered species on the planet. With 1.9 million visitors every year, the zoo is an all-year round, full-day visitor attraction for everyone. We're open daily from 10am, except for Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Car parking is free and on site. Facilities for disabled visitors, including self-drive electric scooters and wheelchairs.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Lockers / storage
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Love Chester Zoo, nothing beats a day looking at the animals. However on a recent trip over from Australia I was disappointed to see they no longer have the Kangaroos.

1  Thank Jennifer C
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

We are members for the second time in 5 years, we can visit two days on the run and not have the same experience twice.

At the moment there are loads of baby animals at the Zoo but the range of animals are fantastic. They have good enclosures and you can watch them be fed during your visit.

You can hire a mobility scooter for a deposit or a wheelchair/buggy for your children. Just ring before you leave home to book.

Lovely shop with a massive range of gifts, not all animal themed. If you have the opportunity to visit especially in the off season months it can be a real bargain.

Take a pack lunch and a flask/drink and there is no need to buy anything whilst you're there if you need to save cash.

Thank Rebecca L
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Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

Amazing time. live a few miles away but hadnt been for many years. absolutely love the monkeys, elephants and giraffes. You can watch the feeding, check the times on the enclosures!! the restaurant is adequate but quite expensive. if the weathers nice theres plenty of room for a picnic. i love monkeys that much i ate my lunch watching them. theres a monorail and gift shop so take extra money. A lovely day out will go again soon as you cant do it in one day!!!

Thank gail044
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Brilliant zoo, with a great diversity of species, from tropical insects, reptiles , birds, elephants tigers, lions, red pandas etc. you can take a ride on the panoramic monorail or go on the safari boats. Kids love it and many places to sit down and have a snack

Thank nigel C
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Reviewed January 21, 2013

It was a nice day out and I learnt alot of new things about certain animals. The meerkats always please! My family love animals and I do to. Nice layout and setup.
Recommended

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