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Tropical Wings Zoo

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Address: Wickford Road | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5QZ, England
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Tropical wings

Excellent day out and not just for kids we have been to tropical wings at least a dozen times the bird show is amazing, great for photographers

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent day out and not just for kids we have been to tropical wings at least a dozen times the bird show is amazing, great for photographers

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Really do love this place we are regulars! its a beautiful setting & so many different animals to see however im a little unsure at the fact they now have a lot of signs up saying 'were messy because were mating' or 'were messy because we like to play etc' or the best one 'were messy because this is how... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

My first visit with 2 children and 2 other adults for about 4 years. The cost was about £50 for us all, and we were there for 5 hours. Tropical Wings have improved on what they had since my last visit with a new café and new animal enclosures. Lots of talks by the keepers on various animals and we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Tropical Wings is a wonderful place to visit with the whole family! It is always clean and tidy and feels completely safe for my young niece to run around. The animals are well looked after and there's a good amount to see.

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Thank CanveyAmy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I went with my partner, his daughter and her 2 year old and month old children. I felt it represented excellent value for money. There were lots of interesting things to see and we were all thoroughly entertained. We had dinner in the cafe where the staff were very friendly and helpful. All in all a great experience

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Thank helen b
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

A great place to bring children of all ages. There's loads to see and quite a bit to do too. Some of the animals roam quite freely and you're able to pet them (great for some kids and adults alike) and the indoor and outdoor play areas complete a day trip. It's very reasonable for costs and food is good... More 

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Thank Ishvinder G
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Wow second time for the zoo keeper experience, fab staff, so lovely, so knowledgable, kids and adults and grandparents and friends loved it! Well done Tropical wings- worth every penny.

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Brentwood, Essex, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here with our 8 and 5 yr old for a few years. They still got something out of this, but the 8 yr old is starting to grow out of it. It has been a god send on a cold winters day. But today's trip in the sun was also a good one. There is plenty... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

It was going so well until we left, my other half decided we needed a rabbit now...so expect anything when going to this place

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

An impressive array of animals large and small! I was pleasantly surprised at the interactive nature of the zoo, especially the large greenhouse-style enclosure for tropical plants and insects/birds. One niggle was that there needs to be more regularly scheduled shows!

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TropicalWings, Public Relations Manager at Tropical Wings Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you were impressed by our animals and enjoyed the interactive aspect that we are proud of and strive to deliver. We hope that you received your programme of events on arrival as you would have seen that we provide encounters or displays regularly throughout each day from around 10.30am... More 

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