Go Ape Chessington

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

Go Ape’s 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 the Treetop Adventure course. They’ll be no stopping them after the final exhilarating zip ride.

Where is Go Ape Chessington located?

Go Ape Chessington is located near Chessington World of Adventures Resort, providing an adventure-filled location for thrill-seekers and families looking for high rope fun.

Details on what activities are available at Go Ape Chessington?

Go Ape Chessington has two thrilling activities:

  1. Treetop Challenge is a high-ropes adventure featuring difficult crossings and exhilarating zip lines.
  2. Treetop Adventure: This course is ideal for families and younger climbers who want to improve their tree-climbing skills and confidence.

Prepare for an action-packed day in the treetops!

Things to do in the local area?

A variety of attractions are available in the surrounding area:

  1. Chessington World of Adventures Resort: Visit the theme park and zoo to experience high-speed rides and meet exotic animals.
  2. Hampton Court: Visit this magnificent palace to learn about Henry VIII's ancient Tudor court.
  3. Epsom Common Nature Reserve: Walk the pathways to discover the natural splendour of this neighbouring reserve.

There's something for everyone in the Go Ape Chessington neighbourhood!

Other Information

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 the 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.

Facilities & information

Features and facilities

Dog friendly


Child friendly

Gift shop

Woodland walks

Free car parking (on site)


Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Parking Available





Picnic area

Extra info

Nearest Train Station: Chessington is within 35 minutes of central London and regular South West Train services run from Waterloo, Clapham Junction and Wimbledon.
Price Details: Treetop Challenge - £36 Treetop Adventure - £23

Arrival information & directions

Address: Leatherhead Road, Chessington, Greater London, ChessingtonKT9 2NE, United Kingdom

By car:

Chessington is on the A243, just two miles from the A3 and M25 (junction 9 or 10).

From the South, take M25 junction 9 From the North, take M25 junction 10 From London, take the A3 to Hook - Chessington is signposted on the A243.

Go Ape is in the Gorilla Car Park. Please enter from the Explorer entrance. Parking is free for Go Ape customers.

By train:

Chessington is within 35 minutes of central London and regular South West Train services run from Waterloo, Clapham Junction and Wimbledon.

Take the train to Chessington South Station.

The park is approximately 20 minutes walk from the station.

By bus:

Chessington is served by a regular bus service.

Take the 465 bus from Kingston to Chessington, or the 467 bus from Epsom to Chessington.







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