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20th Aug

Stretched Out Summer Days

Join us until 7:30pm for our extended...

23rd Jul

Summer Holidays at Colchester Zoo!

Your journey awaits this summer… Transform into...

8th Sep

African Photography Safari

African Photography Safari This new photography experience...

9th Sep

Big Cat Photography Workshop

Big Cat Photography Workshop The Big Cat...

10th Sep

Starlight Safari Night

Join us for a late summer evening...

17th Sep

Dino Discovery Day

Enjoy a prehistoric family day out Take...

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Beautiful, Unusual & Rare Species Of The Animal Kingdom

Colchester Zoo is home to 180 species set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes!

As you navigate your way around Colchester Zoo you’ll visit many different habitats and see animals from around the world, from the humid habitat of our Komodo dragons to our very own Africa plain, home to White rhino, giraffes, ostrich, zebra and kudu!

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The pitter-patter of tiny, webbed feet

The pitter-patter of tiny, webbed feet

his summer we’ve been having a ball celebrating the...

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First Essex and Colchester Zoo launch new Animal Bus

First Essex and Colchester Zoo launch new Animal Bus

On 30th July, visitors enjoyed an extra dose of...

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International Tiger Day

International Tiger Day

International Tiger Day (29 July) is an annual celebration...

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Colchester Zoo welcomes on board new sponsorship partner MHA!

Colchester Zoo welcomes on board new sponsorship partner MHA!

Colchester Zoo is delighted to welcome MHA on board...

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