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Tropical Wings Zoo

#2 of 38 things to do in Chelmsford Features Animals
Wickford Road | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5QZ, England
+44 1245 425394
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Amazing!

Went with the kids. Enjoyed every bit! The butterflies at different stages of the life cycle. There... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maryam K
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Marvellous zoo

Our first time in Chelmsford, so we found this place on Trip Advisor. The previous reviews are all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sedgers76
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“butterfly house” (162 reviews)
“birds of prey” (37 reviews)
“small animals” (23 reviews)
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Wickford Road | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5QZ, England
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+44 1245 425394
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with the kids. Enjoyed every bit! The butterflies at different stages of the life cycle. There is a good collection of small animals and birds too. Children loved the playground. The weather was good that we didn't bother with the indoor activities.

Thank Maryam K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time in Chelmsford, so we found this place on Trip Advisor. The previous reviews are all right. It is a great place to visit. We spent about 3 hours here after arriving about 1pm. The time went quickly. The butterfly house is lovely,...More

Thank Sedgers76
TropicalWings, Guest Relations Manager at Tropical Wings Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Sedgers76 for your lovely review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to us and your first visit to Chelmsford. We hope to welcome you back to Tropical Wings and Chelmsford again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today I decided to take the day off as it was half term and I have a 2yr old and a 5yr old. My 5 year old has a school project called the life cycle of the butterfly so why not as a parent push...More

Thank Barnett2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Tropical Wings with my family on a Monday Bank Holiday and we had a great time. My daughter enjoyed seeing the animals and traveling around the butterfly enclosure. The in/outdoor play area's are great for all children. I would recommend this small zoo...More

Thank SJA1001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a 5 year old and 2 year old and they both loved it here. It's a great family day that can be made a very cheap day out or medium day out but either way the kids loved it, the staff are great...More

1  Thank Carla B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to believe this is local. This place has everything for a good value day out, and you can spend a whole day here. Your kids will not leave feeling they haven't had anything other than a great time. You start with an indoor kids...More

Thank Said A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rain or shine, always something going on. Feeding, shows, handling and small indoor play centre. Staff are helpful and happy. I have six grandchildren of all ages and they all love it.

Thank jarmario05
TropicalWings, Guest Relations Manager at Tropical Wings Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi jarmario05. Thank you for your wonderful review, we are happy to hear you enjoyed lots of the aspects we offer here at Tropical Wings. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Very good day out for the whole family Easy to get too and lots to do. Good value for money and lots to see

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love Tropical Wings...we visit most years. It's very well priced , has a good cafe, indoors and Outdoors. All the staff are fantastic with the animals, a great day for all the family.

Thank lisafred47
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

You get what you pay for. I live the butterfly exhibit and remember going as a child on school trips. As for the rest of it-it is ok the restaurant/canteen place is a little grim but as expected really. Overall an ok day out for...More

1  Thank Tabbyn101
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katiekaye1
How much to came and see
11 December 2016|
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Response from lewylittlelegs | Reviewed this property |
We bought a family ticket for 2 adults and 2 children (under 12) for around £35.
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westo406
I wish I hadn't gone so not animal friendly
20 October 2016|
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Response from chalebay2016 |
They don't care less about the animals - which is clear from the condition they are kept in and the fact there is no conservation effort. Astonishing for a zoo in 2016!
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