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Chester Zoo, Chester

Chester Zoo is one of the best places for viewing wildlife in the UK. The 45 hectare (111 acre) site houses more than 11,000 animals. See the greater one-horned rhinoceros on the Asian Plains, elephants in the Asian Forest, and jaguars in one of the world's largest jaguar enclosures. Walk through Butterfly Journey to completely surround yourself with the colorful winged creatures, and enter the Fruit Bat Forest to observe these giant bats. You can sit in on various animal talks throughout the day, and make sure you also spend time in the diverse, award-winning gardens. Choose from six different restaurants and kiosks. If you're traveling with small children, consider renting a buggy to ferry them around the zoo. Use our Chester trip site to add Chester Zoo and other attractions to your Chester vacation plans.
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  • Very nicely presented zoo but maps is difficult to follow and signage is not good. Dont bother toeat in Cafeteria as it is a noisy barn and the food is expensive high fat fast food rubbish. Try to...  more »
  • I attended last years Lantern festival and was completely shocked by the zoo. Yes it is hilly and yes the hills are quiet large an steep but the staff attitude is amazing. Shortly after arriving we....  more »
  • Review of virtual zoo Last Friday the 10 April 2020 I visited your virtual zoo. To see your amazing animals and keepers keeping the zoo alive in this strange times. It was great to get up and close.....  more »
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  • One of the best Zoo which is located in Chester, United Kingdom. The Zoo where we can see varieties of Animals. And covered with Plants & Trees. Quite love watching & observing the Animals. Full enjoyment & truly it is like Adventure. Recommended to visit!
  • Outstanding zoo with incredible enclosures. Really informative on conservation and clearly playing a major role Internationally. Needed first aid assistance when a member of the family had a funny turn and staff were on hand and excellent. The food hall was good and despite being very busy, pretty efficient getting through the queues. Highlight of the visit for me was seeing the Tigers. Highly recommended day out, make sure and book in advance for discount tickets.
  • Brilliant place. It is vast and so much to do. You really need more than one day to see everything. Animals and birds are very therapeutic, and you can get very close to a lot of the animals here. Highly recommended.
  • Spent 6 hours with a 3 year old here and he wasn't bored once. The elephants are a real highlight but all the other animals have great enclosures which seem roomy but allow you to get close with excellent views. Also seem to do good charity work and conservation work.
  • Absolutely loved our day here, has to be the best zoo we have ever visited. Spent a good half a day here and easily could have spent longer. So much to see and so much information on hand. If this is what is like at a cold time of year I can't wait to come back in the summer!

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