Chessington News

2016 is set to be an exciting year at Chessington World of Adventures, with the introduction of Explorer Glamping, a new ride and a high ropes course.

There will be plenty of new adventures for families to enjoy in 2016, as Chessington World of Adventures continues to add new experiences. In addition to the existing Safari Hotel and Azteca Hotel, an alternative accommodation option comes in the form of Explorer Glamping. A much-needed new ride is also coming to the theme park, along with a high ropes course for the resort.

Dive into the Year of the Penguins at Chessington World of Adventures in 2015, where DreamWorks Penguins of Madagascar descend for an exclusive live show, a newly themed penguin ride provides fun and games in the park’s Africa land and Humboldt penguins frolic in a brand new walk-through experience!

Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private - the greatest and most hilarious covert birds in global espionage - are set to take on their biggest challenge yet as the brand new Penguins of Madagascar Live! Operation Cheezy Dibbles is launched on the Africa stage. The brand new show features exclusive, never before seen in the UK animatronic characters that sing, dance and talk, helping to bring the secret mission to life. Meet and greets with the Penguins means guests can strike a pose alongside their favourite characters, before joining the agent birds on a top secret operation on a newly themed Penguins of Madagascar ride for young adventurers, Treetop Hoppers

African Adventures returns to Chessington World of Adventures theme park this February Half Term for more family fun! Adventurers can visit Chessington World of Adventures every day between 14th – 22nd February 2015 from 10am-3pm, for African Adventures.

Rides open* will be Scorpion Express, Seastorm, Carousel, AMAZU Treetop Adventure and Hocus Pocus Hall

Adventurers can enjoy seeing some of the incredible animals in the Zoo during February Half Term with Trail of the Kings, the SEA LIFE centre, Creepy Caves, Children’s Zoo, Sealion Bay and the Wanyama Village all open during African Adventures. There’s a whole host of amazing animals waiting to be discovered at Chessington.

Chessington Azteca Hotel is now open, the second of the Resort Hotels located onsite at Chessington World of Adventures, and is set across three themed floors with spectacular views. There are 69 family-friendly rooms, a unique and interactive restaurant, and more - all situated right in the heart of Chessington World of Adventures.

We were invited to the launch of the Chessington Azteca Hotel, here is our review and a selection of photos.

For the first time in the UK, a theme park adventure and an array of wonderful live safari animals - including White Rhino, Giraffe and Grevy’s Zebra - come together in one amazing attraction as Chessington World of Adventures launches Zufari - Ride into Africa. Come face to face with African animals as you embark on a thrilling journey but beware of the hidden dangers you may encounter along the way.

We were invited to the launch of Zufari - Ride into Africa at Chessington World of Adventures on Friday 15th March, here are a selection of our photos from the event.

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