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Chessington, Greater London

Just a stone’s throw away from Chessington World of Adventures Resort this really is a mecca for thrill seekers.

Our first ever theme park location, this is roller coaster fun in the trees. Be prepared for some challenging crossings on Treetop Challenge and gather the troops for the brilliant four-person zip wire – that’s not something you’ll find anywhere else.

Start them young - bring the whole family and build little ones’ tree climbing skills and confidence on our Treetop Adventure course. They’ll be no stopping them after the final exhilarating zip ride.

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This location is all about heart-thumping fun. With Chessington World of Adventures setting the thrill factor to high, we’ve turned the dial to the maximum to give you the ultimate in high rope fun.

After challenging yourself, friends and family high up in the trees why not head over to the World of Adventure and give yourself a high-speed, high-octane thrill on one of the theme park’s famous rides such as Dragon Fury or Vampire.

If you’re an animal lover you can get face to face with over 1000 exotic animals at Chessington Zoo. Adults and children will all get a thrill from seeing lions, tigers, gorillas, monkeys, penguins and sealions.

You could also visit Hampton Court to experience the public dramas and private lives of Henry VIII, his wives and children in the world of the Tudor court. Epsom Common Nature Reserve is also close by.

Location Overview

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  • Dogs Welcome

  • Food & Drink

  • Event Room Hire

  • Parking

  • Gift Shop

  • Picnic Area

  • Walking Route

  • Winter Opening

Go Ape Chessington, Leatherhead Road, Chessington KT9 2NE

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know before you go

  • Wear sensible clothes for adventure.
  • Footwear must be sturdy and suitable for the outdoors. No sandals, slip-off shoes, open toes or heels.
  • Gloves are a good idea. Either bring a pair or you can buy them at the cabin on the day.
  • Go Ape is in the Gorilla Car Park. Enter from the Explorer entrance. Parking is free for Go Ape customers.

  • You don’t need Theme Park tickets to visit our course.
  • You should allow extra time when heading to the resort during peak days such as school holidays and weekends

Make a day of it

  • Treat your Tribe with a trip to Chessington World of Adventures Resort. Get up close and personal with over 1,000 exotic animals, explore the SEA LIFE centre, and hit top speeds with Chessington’s range of exciting rides.
  • Fancy a longer stay? Choose from over 40 themed bedrooms at the Chessington Safari Hotel, or sleep under the stars with Explorer Glamping.

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  • Go Ape high ropes course

    Really impressed with the experience for me and my 4 year old son. The staff were amazing and really helpful when he got stuck. Great experience and would recommend it 🙂

    Gemma Bigglestone

  • Go Ape high ropes course

    Great really well organised, staff were brilliant

    Michael Read

  • outdoor activities

    Myself and my partner had a great time. Friendly, accommodating staff. Good location, and straight forward to find and park. I thought it was just the right amount of activities. Any less would hav been disappointing, and anymore would have been to much. I do feel it's worth the cost, however a free cuppa would have really topped of the experience. A big thank you to the team, and good job.

    Anna Taylor

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    Was a blast kids really enjoyed the experience and I’m still shaking but gave it a good shot , I can’t thank the staff and Chessington GoApe enough I took my son who has special needs and a fear of heights, the staff were great with him wen he found one obstacle too difficult and got him through , will definitely be visiting regularly.

    Stacey Jones

  • Go Ape high ropes course

    My 6 year old son had his birthday party today. We were 32 people all together and I have to say the Go Ape team were AMAZING! Nothing was too much trouble. We also had a disabled child who they ensured that could do the zip line without causing a fuss. It was amazing how they just made everything happen. I am so impressed. Thank you to all of you!

    Neeva Shore

  • outdoor activities

    Just great 😊👍

    Tania Xuereb