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One Child Goes Free with a Full Paying Adult at Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo, the UK’s number one charity zoo, has a fantastic offer for our Family Active 2007 campaign – one child goes free with a full paying adult, making it easier than ever to discover the elephants, orang-utans, giraffes and more at this great day out.

Chester Zoo – a favourite attraction for all the family

Chester Zoo has over 7000 animalsand 400 different species, including some of the most endangered species on the planet. With more than one million visitors every year, the zoo – a conservation charity - is an all-year round favourite attraction for kids of all ages!

There are so many things to see and do such as the Elephants of the Asian Forest enclosure – a new home for the Zoo’s elephants. Delve into the sights and sounds of Assam, with the herd of ten Asian elephants, Hornbills,
Tree Shrews and rare fish. Come and see elephant calf, Raman, born in November 2006, exploring his new surroundings and young giraffe ‘Molly’, together with the Zoo’s many other young arrivals.

Also new - Café Tsavo the eco-friendly cafeteria where visitors can eat under the watchful eyes of some of the animals including rhinos, mongoose and warthogs, and The Secret World of the Okapi enclosure which is home to the elusive Okapi.

New for 2007 – Realm of the Red Ape

Come and see the Zoo’s Bornean and Sumatran orang-utans, including two youngsters, Budi and Utara, in their new tropical environment, along with a wide variety of Indonesian Forest species including gibbons, reptiles and birds as well as indigenous plants, trees and shrubs.

Experience the largest free-flight bat zone in Europe, now home to the Livingstone’s Fruit Bat - one of the world’s largest bats. Watch in awe as 300 Seba’s Bats and Rodrigues Fruit Bats, whizz past, plus over 120 new baby bats – ‘pups’ - gaining their flying wings! At your feet, Red-tailed Catfish swim with Freshwater Stingrays. Watch out too for the Turkish Spiny Mice and the Madagascan Hissing Cockroaches!

The children’s Fun Ark is a big hit with children of all ages and the zoo’s award-winning gardens are justly famous, with beautiful formal bedding throughout Spring and Summer,winter bedding and Christmas decorationsand appropriate planting in all the animal houses.

Forthcoming activities at the Zoo include:

Fun Outdoor Theatre – end of July to beginning of September.

Fun for all the family! Watch the animal kingdom come alive on stage, outside on the Arara Lawn.

The 110-acre Zoo is open all year, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day, from 10am. Last entry and closing times vary with the seasons. Car parking is free. Restaurants, shops, monorail and summer time boat bus.Facilities for disabled visitors, including self-drive electric scooters and wheelchairs.

For further details about our opening times go to www.chesterzoo.org
or call 01244 380280

Offer Terms and Conditions

  • Please present this voucher at the main entrance. If you buy one full priced adult ticket you will get one free admission (Child/Concession). Only one free admission will be given per voucher.
  • This offer may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion, including family tickets, concessionary, educational and group rates.
  • This voucher is not for resale.
  • Photocopies will not be accepted. Value .001p.
  • Valid until 28 October 2007
  • Excludes bank holidays.
  • Code Ref: 07 46

Note, we are open every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.