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Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo

The most visited zoo in the UK

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Chester Zoo receives a phenomenal two million visitors every year – and with 35,000 extraordinary animals and 128 acres of beautiful zoological gardens to explore, you’re in for a tremendous adventure. There are so many bright and beautiful, weird and wonderful, mighty and mini animals here! From meerkats and penguins to giraffes and elephants and from frogs and snakes to zebras and rhinos, this is a fab choice for families with something for everyone – you just need to agree on which critter to see first!



At a Glance –

  • Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Hotel

  • Free time in Liverpool

  • Free use of leisure facilities at David Lloyd centre

  • Entrance to Chester Zoo

Day 1

Once you board the coach we make our way to Liverpool where you will spend some time at leisure before checking into our hotel for our Dinner, Bed & Breakfast over-night stay.


Day 2

After our full cooked breakfast we head to Chester Zoo for the day, starting with some of the mightiest residents, the Asiatic lion exhibit is home to a pride of endangered Asiatic lions, while Spirit of the Jaguar brings you face to face with - you guessed it! - jaguars. See Bornean oranutans in the tropical Realm of the Red Ape, along with birds, lizards and even the world's longest snake! Nearby, you'll find Congo buffalo, chimpanzees, otters, red river hogs and okapi, as well as the Tropical Realm. Listen out for the calming sounds of a running waterfall and beautiful birdsong as you discover hundreds of reptiles, amphibians and free flight birds here.
Sticking with the tropical theme, you can explore the amazing tropical environments of six South East Asian islands in the fabulous Islands area, which is home to Sumatran tigers, banteng, Malayan tapir, sun bears, Visayan warty pigs and tree kangaroos. This is also where you'll find the hot and humid Monsoon Forest complete with Sumatran orangutans and gibbons, the Asian giant tortoise and some quirky creatures like the tentacled snake and vampire crabs! You can always cool off with a cruise on the lovely Lazy River Boat Trip while you're on the Islands!
The new, walk-through Latin American Wetland Aviary allows you to wander among some of Sound and Central America's most colourful bird species, including the striking saffron finch, scarlet ibis and everyone's favourite bright flamingos. There are plenty more colourful creatures to spot in the Aquarium, with seahorses, brittle stars, blind fish, pipefish, anemone and clownfish among the aquatic species - and don't miss the penguins next door either!
Take a trip to Madagascar and stroll through the walk-through lemur habitat. Experience bright and beautiful butterflies fluttering around you in Butterfly Journey. And get close to the largest lizard in the world, the Komodo dragon, in the Dragons in Danger exhibit - which is also home to the peculiarly-named Mountain chicken frog! Further roams around the park will bring you up close and personal with meerkats, black rhinos, aardvarks, Andean bears, red pandas, bats, tapir, capybara, giant anteaters, deer, monkeys, zebras, camels, cheetahs and elephants… to name just a few!


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Crowne Plaza Liverpool South John Lennon Airport – 4*

Located just 7 miles from Liverpool city centre, the 4-star Crowne Plaza Liverpool South is truly unique. Originally Liverpool’s airport terminal, the bar, lobby and restaurant are decorated in an art deco style. All 164 rooms are decorated to a high standard and equipped with hairdryer, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Guests have free use of the extensive David Lloyd leisure club a short walk away.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Crown Street Layby Ipswich Crown Street Layby
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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