Shrek Adventure

Shrek Adventure London
We went to the Shrek Adventure in London last week on a playdate.

 

How to get there?
We travelled by train into Waterloo Station and it was around a 10 minute walk from here. It is located opposite the London Eye. (postcode for sat nav SE1 7PB)

Entry and opening times :
Adult: £27.50 on the door and pre-booked on the internet £19.00
Child £22.00 and pre-booked on the internet £15.30

Half price tickets when you have a National Rail return train ticket: 
We used https://www.daysoutguide.co.uk/dreamwork-tours-shreks-adventure-london that gave us half price tickets. Under 3s go free, therefore we paid £13 for an adult.

There are a variety of packages on offer especially if you planned to experience other London attractions such as the London Eye.  Please find the price list via this link https://www.shreksadventure.com/london/tickets/

Other promotional deals they currently accept can be found via this link:
https://www.shreksadventure.com/london/promotional-offers-and-vouchers/ 

Opening Times:
Monday – Sunday 10am – 6pm except Thursday 11am – 6pm

Experience:
We were not allowed to take photos or videos of the actual adventure, but I have clips above of the before and after to give you an idea. The first stop is a 4D bus journey that takes you over London before you crash and go on the search for Shrek. I thought this was absolutely brilliant. You enter different rooms with different interactive fairy tales shows, like Cinderella, a fortune-teller, Cinderella’s ugly sister, Sleeping Beauty and the Muffin Man are some of the characters you meet. The actors played their parts well. A variety of photos are taken throughout the experience and you have an option to purchase the photo album book. Personally, I thought £30 for one or £55 for two photo albums were expensive. However, there are a few photo opportunities using your own camera with Shrek and other Dreamwork Characters at the end of the adventure.

Overall:
The experience is recommended for 6-12 year olds. My son is 2 years and 10 months old and he did enjoy it. He did get a bit scared when it got dark. My friend’s daughter is 16 months old and she got scared with the loud noises and darkness, but also seemed to enjoy most parts. There was a lot of stimulus, the room sometimes goes dark and a lot to take in for little minds. My son loved meeting the characters at the end of the adventure. I was surprised that there was no opportunity to meet Princess Fiona. The primary school aged children seemed to really enjoy it. I would recommend going and experiencing it but look for a deal because on the door tickets are expensive.

Outside Shrek Adventure:
When you leave the Shrek Adventure you are on the Southbank with a host of things to see. There are lots of street acts, places to eat, a new park to be opened soon, London Eye, a carousal and plenty of places to cater for the sweet tooth. My son enjoyed a frozen yogurt with SNOG. It is a red bus with seating area or outside deck chairs. You can have a choice of frozen yogurts and dress it with a selection of fruit or chocolate. I tried some of my sons frozen yogurt with raspberries and it was delicious. (you can see in video above)

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