From May 2016, guests will be able to enjoy an overnight outdoor adventure at Chessington World of Adventures Resort with the opening of their brand new accommodation offering, Explorer Glamping.

Available to book from 27th May until 3rd September 2016, the Explorer Glamping site includes 31 standard tents, 4 premium tents and a themed family restaurant called Explorers’ Outpost Restaurant. The site is located near to Wild Asia, just behind Lorikeet Lagoon, with free on-site parking available to all guests.

What’s Included?

Although there are some differences in what adventurers staying in a standard or premium tent receive, the following is included in all Explorer Glamping stays;

  • Theme park tickets
  • A buffet dinner and hot buffet breakfast in the Explorers’ Outpost Restaurant
  • Access to Wild Asia after the park closes
  • Priority Rider
  • 2nd day FREE in the park

Check In/Out

Guests can check into Explorer Glamping from 3.00pm, but are free to enjoy some time in the park upon arrival. The latest check out time is 10.00am.

Priority Rider

This is only available on Saturdays, Sundays & during School Holidays when the park is open. There will be one Priority Rider Pass per family issued on check in (for up to 5 people). This Priority Rider Pass will gain access to three rides at any point during your stay, but cannot be used on the same ride more than once. If a member of the family doesn’t want to ride one of the selected rides, the pass cannot be carried over for them.

Breakfast & Dinner

Both breakfast and dinner are served in the Explorers’ Outpost Restaurant, which is exclusive to guests staying on the Explorer Glamping site.

Breakfast is available between 8.00am – 9.30am. A Full English breakfast is included as part of your package. There is also a selection of cereals on offer, alongside some extra breakfast favourites.

A buffet dinner is available between 6.30pm – 8.00pm daily.

Standard Explorer Glamping Tents

There are 31 Standard Explorer Glamping Tents, offering guests the experience of camping with some added hotel room comforts!

What’s Included?

  • Wooden Flooring
  • Double bed plus 2 singles
  • Bed Linen
  • Mirror
  • Clothes rail
  • Free Wifi
  • Power sockets

Premium Explorer Glamping Tents

There are 4 Premium Explorer Glamping Tents, which offer a little more luxury with extra space as well as outdoor furniture.

What’s Included?

Everything included in a Standard Tent, as well as;

  • A kingsize bed instead of a double bed
  • A separate sleeping area with a bunk bed and a single bed
  • Storage chest
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Towels
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Complimentary bottled water

Take a look at how Explorer Glamping is laid out, to get an idea of where everything’s located before your stay. The ‘glamp-site’ includes toilet and shower blocks, a games and seating area as well as a pamper room if you’re looking to relax.


Browse the images below and have a peek at what awaits adventurers when Explorer Glamping opens in 2016! This ‘show-tent’ gives guests staying in a Standard Explorer Glamping Tent an idea of its layout and furnishings.