Start Date30th Nov 2019 End Date1st Dec 2019

Join us at Colchester Zoo this Christmas and immerse yourself in the wonderful Christmas atmosphere!

See Santa’s beautiful reindeer in their stables, get crafty at the Elves’ Workshop, hear our Christmas tale and enjoy some festive treats!

PLUS all those who purchase a ticket to take part in this year’s Santa Experience will also get to take home their very own ‘Luna the Husky’ soft toy! Find out more about Luna and how she became one of Santa’s friends here.

On the 30th November, 7th, 14th, 21st & 22nd December you can also stay after dark as we remain open until 7.30pm! Find out more about our Christmas Starlight Night events here.


Prices for Magic of Christmas Event Dates: 

  • Magic of Christmas: 30th November, 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th - 24th December 2019

    The tickets below do not include entry to the Santa Experience:

    Purchase tickets to visit Colchester Zoo on your chosen Magic of Christmas event date.

    If you choose to visit us on one of our late night ‘Christmas Starlight Nights’ this is also included in our Christmas tickets below – a seperate ticket is NOT required.

    Ticket TypeOn the day priceOnline price for:
    30th Nov, 1st, 7th, 8th,
    14th – 17th December
    Online price for:
    18th – 24th December
    Adult£19.99£16.99£17.99
    Child£17.99£15.29£16.19
    Senior£17.99£15.29£16.19
    Under 3FREEFREEFREE

    Prices below are for those wishing to purchase entry to the Santa Experience:

    The ‘Child Christmas Combo’ ticket below INCLUDES entry to the Zoo and also INCLUDES 1 entry ticket to our Santa Experience on the date selected.

    You can also purchase a ‘Santa Experience Ticket’ on its own which is ideal for Child Passholders and under 3s who wish to take part in the experience.

    Ticket TypeOnline and on the day for:
    30th Nov, 1st, 7th, 8th, December
    Online and on the day for:
    14th – 24th December
    Child Christmas Combo
    (includes Zoo entry and entry to Santa Experience)
    £19.99£22.99
    Santa Experience
    (Does NOT include Zoo entry)
    £9.00£9.00
    Passholder Santa Experience
    (Does NOT include Zoo entry)
    £8.50£9.00
Our full event timetable coming soon!

*All event dates, times and activities are subject to change.

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