World Farm Animals Day 2023

Here at Colchester Zoo, we have a number of different species within our Farm section, including Llamas, Alpacas, Tortoises, Wallabies, Goats, Sheep, Guinea Pigs, Lorikeets, Armadillos, Skunks, Ferrets, Reindeer and some creepy crawlies!

You can get closer to many of these species and learn more from our friendly Animal Care Team in our different Animal Experiences! Find out more below.

Zoo Academy Animal Experiences

These amazing experiences are the perfect introduction to life working with animals for any child dreaming of becoming a Vet, Zoo Keeper or Wildlife Ranger. With expert tuition from our Animal Care Team, your child will step behind the scenes to meet some incredible animals including Llamas, Alpacas, Tortoises, Wallabies, Goats, Sheep and Guinea Pigs. Find out more here.

Lorikeet Feeding

Immerse yourself in the rainforest at our Australian Rainbows Walkthrough! For an additional cost, hand feed the Lorikeets sweet nectar and see how colourful they truly are.

Discovery Den

Get hands on at our interactive sand table and watch your creations come to life. PLUS get up close and hold one of our creepy crawlies!

Sensation Station

Engage your sense and interact with some exotic creatures including Armadillos, Skunks and Ferrets! Learn more about how these incredible species connect with nature.

Reindeer Experience

Get closer to our festive friends with their long, sweeping antlers and thick coats, perfect for keeping warm this winter. Find out more here.

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