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2nd Jul

Wake Up With Colchester Zoo!

Our exclusive Wake Up With Colchester Zoo...

7th Jul

African Photography Safari

African Photography Safari This new photography experience...

8th Jul

Big Cat Photography workshop

Big Cat Photography Workshop The Big Cat...

9th Jul

Wildlife Photography for Teenagers

Wildlife Photography for Teenagers The Wildlife Photography...

9th Jul

Dino Discovery Day

Enjoy a prehistoric family day out Take...

30th Jul

Stretched out Summer Days

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

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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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Priti calls in on the elephants at Colchester Zoo

Priti calls in on the elephants at Colchester Zoo

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, made a weekend house...

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Little Louis

Little Louis

On 22nd June, our Farm Team Leader, Lisa, was...

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Colchester Zoo Celebrates 60 years in 2023

Colchester Zoo Celebrates 60 years in 2023

2023 is set to be a BIG year for...

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Second L’Hoest’s Monkey born this year!

Second L’Hoest’s Monkey born this year!

On 17th June, our Animal Care Team noticed that...

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