Treat the little ones to a teddy bears’ picnic!

Embark on a treasure hunt, create huggable bear friends and the chance to meet some furry friends! Plus, zoo crew member, Sonny Bear, will pop in to say hello!*

They will also be able to enjoy a picnic lunch before setting off to spend the rest of the day exploring Colchester Zoo with the chance to enjoy our daily encounters and hand feed our elephants and giraffe at daily public feeds!

Minimum: 10 children (2 adults are admitted free of charge)
Age: 3yrs +
Lunch: sandwich, savoury snack, a yoghurt, piece of fruit and a drink
Party length: Approximately 2 hours with party host

Time slots

3 party slots are available each day for our two Animal Antics Parties and our Teddy Bears Picnic party.

Choose from:

  • 10.00am – 12.00pm
  • 12.00pm – 2.00pm
  • 2.00pm – 4.00pm


Our Teddy Bears’ Picnic package costs £225.00 for up to 10 children. Any additional children after this are charged £22.50 each.

Additional guests attending the party but not participating in the activities qualify for group rate entry, these must be pre-booked when booking the party.

To Book:

Contact our team:
Telephone: 01206 331292 ext. 232 or 237

*Please be aware that a Sonny Bear appearance cannot be guaranteed.

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