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Thank you for your donation – it means a lot to us! Please Gift Aid it if you can, and help us continue in our mission of saving wildlife from extinction around the world.

Please claim Gift Aid on my donation

By selecting ‘yes’ you agree to the following statement: I am a UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations in that tax year it is my responsibility to pay any difference. Gift Aid can only be claimed on donations for you and members of your family that visit Chester Zoo.

Into the Night

For the first time EVER, we’re giving you the chance to spend an enchanting evening exploring everything that Chester Zoo has to offer!

Join us after hours for our exclusive Into the Night evenings from 5:30pm – 9pm. Enjoy delicious themed food and drink, all while you watch thrilling entertainment and see your favourite animals.

It’s time to explore like NEVER before!

Selected dates only:

Friday 29 & Saturday 30 July

Friday 12 & Saturday 13 August

When would you like to come?

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Some Terms and Conditions:

  • Visitors with disabilities may admit one accompanying carer free of charge when they pay for a full adult or child ticket. Please bring relevant proof of entitlement such as a blue badge, or a Personal Independence Payments letter (issued by the DWP benefit office). Our team will ask to see this then you enter the zoo at our admission lanes.
  • A child ticket is for a person aged from 3 to 17 years old inclusive.
  • No child under the age of 14 years will be admitted to the Zoo unless they are accompanied by an adult who is over the age of 18 years.
  • Our animal houses will close at 8:00pm on event evenings.
  • Please do not arrive earlier than the entry time stated on your ticket.
  • For all of the latest safety information related to your visit to the zoo please take a look at our Visitor Charter
  • For our Terms and Conditions click here.



Each person taking part in an Experience must complete a Risk Acknowledgement and Disclaimer form to confirm their booking which will be included in your email confirmation. Please complete this form when completing your online booking. Should the person participating in the experience have any Visual/Hearing/Mobility Impairment or have any Learning Difficulties/Disabilities please call us on 01244 380280.


If you have any special dietary requirements or allegeries please ensure you complete the form that will be included in your confirmation email. Please complete this form when completing your online booking. For any further information please call us on 01244 380280.