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Spring has arrived and so have Colchester Zoo’s lambs!

Our Easter lambs have arrived! Over the past week staff have been on hand waiting...

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Colchester Zoo's next big development project is soon to begin!

Our chimp family tree has grown and grown and their home will be growing too as we...

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Get hands on at Colchester Zoo this Easter as we celebrate the wonders of nature!

From bug hunts and pond dipping to bird spotting, games and an Ugly Bug Ball, this...

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Our Meerkat mob continues to grow!

Once again our dominant female Pippa has given birth to healthy pups! This time she...

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Nesting season has begun for Colchester Zoo’s penguins!

Humboldt penguins are monogamous and work hard as a pair to create the perfect nest...

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Who let the dogs out!

On Friday 6th February Colchester Zoo welcomed a new pack of African hunting...

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Close ups of the residents on UmPhafa Reserve!

Throughout the year staff at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve ensure that we have...

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Enjoy 15% off a Zoo Pass!

An offer not to be missed! 15% off Zoo Passes - join our family of over 65,000 zoo...

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Latest News

  • Spring has arrived and so have Colchester Zoo’s lambs!

    Our Easter lambs have arrived!...

    Find out more
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  • Colchester Zoo's next big development project is soon to begin!

    Our chimp family tree has grown...

    Find out more
    01
  • Get hands on at Colchester Zoo this Easter as we celebrate the wonders of nature!

    From bug hunts and pond dipping...

    Find out more
    01
  • Our Meerkat mob continues to grow!

    Once again our dominant female...

    Find out more
    01
  • Nesting season has begun for Colchester Zoo’s penguins!

    Humboldt penguins are monogamous...

    Find out more
    01
  • Who let the dogs out!

    On Friday 6th February Colchester...

    Find out more
    01
  • Close ups of the residents on UmPhafa Reserve!

    Throughout the year staff at Colchester...

    Find out more
    01
  • Enjoy 15% off a Zoo Pass!

    An offer not to be missed! 15%...

    Find out more
    01

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OPENING TIMES

27th March 9:30am - 5:00pm

Last admission 4:00pm

28th March 2015 - 22nd July 2015 - 6.00pm close

Last admission 5:00pm

Visitor Notice: 

The Inca Trail area is currently closed for redevelopment.  The penguins can still be viewed at Penguin Shores.

Due to pathway maintenance the area between Wilds of Asia and Dragons of Komodo will be closed today. You can view Komodo dragons and Hunting dogs by following the path up from Call of the Wild.

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