Important Update

We are pleased to share we will reopen again on Wednesday 2nd December. 
Further information on bookings to visit can be found here.

You can find out more here including all our lockdown FAQs.

What's Happening

12th Dec

The Magic of Christmas

Join us at Colchester Zoo this Christmas...

14th Dec

Santa’s Reindeer Stable

Santa’s Reindeer Stable On the 14th –...

19th Dec

The Magic of Christmas

Join us at Colchester Zoo this Christmas...

5th Feb

Big Cat Photography Workshop

Big Cat Photography Workshop This workshop is...

6th Feb

Zoo Photography for Children

Zoo Photography for Children This workshop is...

5th Mar

Big Cat Photography Workshop

Big Cat Photography Workshop This workshop is...

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Visiting Safely

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Visiting Safely

Black Friday Offers!

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Black Friday Offers!

How To Support Us

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How To Support Us

Keep Up To Date

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Keep Up To Date

Beautiful, Unusual & Rare Species Of The Animal Kingdom

Colchester Zoo is home to 220 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 home of our Komodo Dragons to our very own Africa plain,  home to white rhino, giraffes, ostrich, zebra and kudu!

The Latest Zoo News

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Reopening is in sight – Letter from the Zoo Director

Reopening is in sight – Letter from the Zoo Director

Dear Zoo Supporter, At last, another page of the...

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Colchester Zoo and Friends – Bringing the Zoo to you

Colchester Zoo and Friends – Bringing the Zoo to you

Colchester Zoo and Friends – Bringing the Zoo to...

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Mindy the Mandrill becomes a 2nd time mum!

Mindy the Mandrill becomes a 2nd time mum!

Mindy the Mandrill becomes a 2nd time mum! On...

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Black Friday Deals!

Black Friday Deals!

Find the purrfect gift for less! 2020 has been...

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