Chessington World of Adventures Resort

Chessington World of Adventures Resort

Top Tourist Attractions

Opened in 1931, and owned by the Merlin Entertainment Group, Chessington World of Adventures Resort is a theme park, zoo and hotel complex in Chessington, Greater London, England, around 12 miles southwest of Central London.

Chessington World of Adventures, located in Chessington (Surrey) Greater London, England, is both a theme park and a zoo and a fantastic destination for a family day out, especially during the summer break or term holidays

Known as Britain’s wildest adventure park, Chessington World of Adventures Resort offers a world of fun and excitement for the whole family to enjoy. With over 40 rides and attractions in 10 themed lands, a Zoo with over 1,000 animals, and a sea life centre, plus daily live shows, and seasonal events, it is the 4th most visited park in the UK.

Attractions at Chessington Adventure Resort

From soft plays to family rides to roller coasters and a carousel, the whole family can guarantee a ROARSOME day in Britain’s wildest adventure which includes Theme Park, Zoo, and Sealife.

  • The Gruffalo River Ride
    The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, a world first, splashes into the Wild Woods at Chessington along with many other Gruffalo offerings across the Resort. Kids and parents alike can join Mouse on a riverboat journey through the deep dark wood, as the story of The Gruffalo magically unfolds in front of their eyes with exciting twists and turns along the way. The Gruffalo Arena hosts a range of Gruffalo activities including the character Meet & Greets with the Gruffalo himself.
  • Croc Drop

Those daring will plunge 25m into the giant jaws of the crocodile, Sobek, the Egyptian crocodile god and protector of the Nile.

  • The Vampire

This family-friendly roller coaster gets you soaring through the skies and flying over the treetops with your legs dangling below.

  • Dragon’s fury

You’re in for a fury ride through dizzying twists and turns, dips and dives and all the while your car is spinning and spinning.

  • Kobra

Rising from the ruins of Wild Asia, the untamed Kobra takes you on a thrilling ride, spinning through the air as you travel backward and forwards on a 90-meter track at an awesome 43mph. Adventurers beware, this is a ride with some serious bite.

  • Zufari: Ride into Africa

It’s a theme park adventure and safari combined. Come face to face with wonderful African animals such as White Rhino, Giraffe, and Zebra as you embark on a thrilling off-road truck journey.

  • Monkey swinger

Whatever your age, bring out the inner cheeky monkey on this fun ride that will have you swinging through the air, soaring round and round, getting higher and higher.

  • Adventure tree carousel

A fun carousel ride, suitable for all ages and accessible for guests in wheelchairs to ride. You just need to pick an animal and watch out for the splash of water as you journey around the Adventure Tree.

These and many more exciting rides will make you keep coming back to this park again and again.

  • Chessington Zoo and Sea Life

Chessington Zoo brings you face to face with over 1000 incredible animals including lions, tigers, gorillas, monkeys, penguins, and underwater creatures in the SEA LIFE centre like sharks, stingrays, and pufferfish.

  • Shows and entertainment

Get to meet with some of your favourite storybook heroes and get an opportunity to strike a pose and snap a picture or enjoy movie time with some entertaining films like The Gruffalo, Room on the broom, and Zog.

  • Britain's Wildest Sleepover
  • Explorer Glamping

Enjoy all of the adventures of camping, in the comfort of a hotel room! Enjoy a relaxing evening outdoors for the grown-ups while children can enjoy great evening entertainment.

  • Azteca & Safari Resort Hotels

Escape on a wild overnight adventure. Enjoy a sleepover with your favourite characters in a Gruffalo or Room on the Broom-themed room – or enjoy a WILD night in with some of the Resort’s favourite animals in our animal-themed rooms. The theme rooms include Tiger Room, Monkey Temple Room, Gruffalo Room, and Room on the Broom Room.

  • Chessington Zoo’s 90th birthday

It’s time to celebrate as this year marks the zoo’s 90th birthday. With such a wild history there are so many stories to tell about animals, zookeepers, and events. There’s also an exclusive exhibition where one can explore the archive and find out all about the past.

  • A whole year of Events

Some events that will leave one fascinated and enthralled are

  • Howl’o’ween: It’s Chessington’s annual spooktacular event in October celebrating Halloween with some spooky family fun.
  • Wilderfest: This is the annual summer festival, perfect for young festival-goer, with live music across five stages, where one will be singing, dancing and of course riding all day long.
  • Theme Park Restaurants

After a long and exciting day, it’s time for some refreshments. Indulge in some of the park’s finest restaurants like The African-themed hotel The Zafari bar and grill, The Vampire Kitchen and experience lip-smacking tortillas, burgers, donuts, and sip delicious costa coffee.

  • Shopping and souvenirs

Time to make your trip memorable by taking home gifts and souvenirs like key rings, bottles, books, blankets, and loads more.

The Chessington World of Adventure Resorts is a perfect place for the entire family and a must-visit park when in London.