Each encounter may be based on a feeding time, training session, enrichment activity or simply the chance to hear from our Animal Care Team. So why not attend some of our daily encounters below for a great way to see and find out more about our amazing animals during your visit.
Don’t forget you can use the Colchester Zoo app to get directions to all your favourite animals and the encounters below. Download the app HERE.
Winter Encounter Timetable (from Monday 2nd October 2023)
|11:00am||Red Panda (River’s Edge)|
|11:15am||Koi Carp (Koi Niwa)|
|11:30am||Humboldt Penguins (Inca Trail)|
|11:45am||Pygmy Hippopotamus (Kingdom of the Wild)|
|11:45am||Komodo Dragon (Dragons of Komodo)|
|12:00pm||Patagonian Sea Lion (Playa Patagonia)|
|12:15pm||Bornean Orangutan (Rajang’s Forest)|
|12:30pm||Eurasian Grey Wolf (Call of the Wild)|
|12:30pm||African Elephant (Outside Paddock)|
|1:00pm||Amur Tiger (Tiger Taiga)|
|1:00pm||Chimpanzee (Chimpanzee Lookout)|
|2:00pm||Patagonian Sea Lion (Playa Patagonia)|
|2:30pm||Smooth-coated Otter (Otter Creek)|
|2:30pm||Giant Tortoise (Walking Giants)|
|2:45pm||Amur Leopard (Ussuri Falls)|
|3:00pm||Bornean Orangutan (Rajang’s Forest)|
|3:00pm||Edge of Africa (See Board at Mandrill Enclosure)|
|3:15pm||Meerkat (Suricata Sands)|
|3:15pm||Chimpanzee (Chimpanzee Lookout)|
|See Board at Enclosure||Malayan Sun Bear (Bears of the Rising Sun)|
*Please note that it will not be possible to attend all our animal encounters in a single visit to Colchester Zoo.