Chessington World of Adventures

Amusement park in the United Kingdom

Chessington World of Adventures
Chessington, Greater London, England, UK
Status Operating
Opened 1931
Owner Merlin Entertainments
Previous names Chessington Zoo

Chessington World of Adventures is a theme park and zoo in Chessington, Greater London, England, UK.


For 2022, the Pirate's Cove area was refurbished and rebranded as Shipwreck Coast. The refurbishment of Seastorm was completed and the attraction reopened. Two new rides opened on 15 July 2022: Barrel Bail Out, a new ride from Zamperla, and Trawler Trouble relocated from Thorpe Park.[1]

Roller coasters


Class Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Roller Mandrill Mayhem Bolliger & Mabillard Winged
May 15, 2023 Operating
Roller Dragon's Fury Maurer Sohne Spinning March 27, 2004 Operating
Roller Rattlesnake Maurer Sohne Wild Mouse 1998 Operating
Powered Scorpion Express Mack Rides Family 1987 Standing but not operating
Roller Vampire Arrow Dynamics Suspended April 11, 1990 Operating


Class Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Roller Clown Coaster Pinfari Kiddie 1987 2000 Unknown



Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Adventure Tree Bertazzon Carousel 2017
Barrel Bail Out Zamperla Twist 'n' Splash 2022
Blue Barnacle Metallbau Emmeln Pirate Ship 2021
Croc Drop SBF Visa Group Drop Tower 2021
Elmer's Flying Jumbos Barbieri Jets 1987
Griffin's Galleon Zierer Rockin' Tug 2004
Gruffalo River Ride Adventure W.G.H. Transportation Engineering Dark Boat Ride 1990
Jungle Bus Zamperla Junior Flying Carpet 2022
Jungle Rangers Garmendale Engineering Track Ride 2020
Kobra Zamperla Disk'O 2010
Mamba Strike SBF Visa Group Miami 2023
Monkey Swinger Zierer Waveswinger 2000
Ostrich Stampede SBF Visa Group Jump & Smile 2023
River Rafts ABC Rides Junior Log Flume 2020
Room on the Broom - A Magical Journey Merlin Entertainments Walk-Through 2003
Sea Dragons Mack Rides Roundabout 2004
Seastorm Mack Rides Sea Storm 1995
Tiger Rock Mack Rides Log Flume 1987
Tiny Truckers Zamperla Track Ride 1993
Tomb Blaster Mack Rides Tracked Dark Ride 1987
Trawler Trouble Zamperla Rockin' Tug 2022
Treetop Hoppers Zamperla Junior Drop Tower x2 2001
Tuk Tuk Turmoil Barbieri Dodgems 2000
ZUFARI: Ride into Africa Unknown Safari Trail 2013


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Astroglide Bennett Giant Slide 1970s 1986 Scrapped
Black Buccaneer HUSS Pirate Ship 1988 2018 Stored
Carousel Bertazzon Carousel 1996 2016 Unknown
Big Wheel Hayes Fabrication Ferris Wheel Unknown 1986 Stored UK
Chessington Railroad Chance Rides Miniature Railway 1986 1996 Scrapped
Cyclone Twist Bennett Twist 1965 1980s Relocated to Brean Leisure Park
Gallopers Thomas Walker Gallopers 1950s 1970s Travelling UK
Gallopers Savage Carousel 1977 1986 Relocated to Beachside Amusements
Ghost Train Supercar Tracked Dark Ride Unknown 1986 Scrapped
Helter Skelter Supercar Helter Skelter c.1984 1986 Relocated to West Midland Safari Park
Hurricane Jets Lang Wheels Jets 1958 1976 Travelling UK
Hurricane Jets Lang Wheels Jets 1979 1983 Travelling UK
Jungle Bus Zamperla Junior Flying Carpet 2001 2021 Scrapped
Magic Carpet Zierer Flying Carpet 1987 1998 Unknown
Miniature Railway Unknown Miniature Railway 1931 1985 Scrapped
Peeking Heights Fabbri Ferris Wheel 2005 2017 Stored
Rameses Revenge HUSS Top Spin 1995 2019 Scrapped
Rodeo HUSS Breakdance 1989 2004 Exported to Netherlands
Roundabout Orton & Spooner Roundabout 1931 1984 Relocated to Hollycombe Collection
Safari Skyway Mack Rides Monorail 1986 2015 Scrapped
Samurai Mondial Top Scan 1999 2003 Relocated to Thorpe Park
Satellite Chance Rides Trabant/Satellite 1984 1986 Travelling UK
Super Bob Sobema Superbob 1980s 1986 Travelling UK
Toadie's Crazy Cars Supercar Leisure Track Ride 1987 2019 Scrapped
Waltzer R.J. Lakin Waltzer 1983 1986 Relocated to Marvels Amusement Park


  1. "Shipwreck Coast Coming July 15th". Chessington Buzz. 2022-06-29. Retrieved 2022-07-11.
Amusement parks owned/operated by Merlin Entertainments