Colchester Zoo’s Animal Experiences offer the unique opportunity to get closer to our animals and learn more about them from our Animal Care Team!

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Keeper for the Day
£210 per person 14+ yrs 1-2 people

Keeper for the Day

Step into the boots of a member of the Animal Care Team in one of our three exciting experiences...

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Keeper Shadowing
£85 per person 8+ yrs* 1-2 people

Keeper Shadowing

Get closer to the animals with a keeper shadowing experience! This is the perfect experience for anyone who is...

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Birthday Parties
From £225 1+ yrs 10 people minimum

Birthday Parties

Check out our party experiences!  Be a party animal at outstanding value for money! We offer a choice of...

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Kids Zoo Academy
£95 per person 6-15 yrs 1-2 people

Kids Zoo Academy

The perfect experience for all young animal enthusiasts! This amazing experience is a perfect introduction to life working with animals...

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Team Building
From £45.00* 14+ yrs 8 people minimum

Team Building

Colchester Zoo provides a unique location for your next team building event that is sure to challenge, stimulate, reward and boost your...

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Perfect Moments
£200 8+ yrs* 2 people

Perfect Moments

Looking for the ‘perfect moment’ to celebrate a landmark event? Enjoy a shared, close up animal experience for two...

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EXTRA-Ordinary Experience
£700 1+ yrs 4 people minimum

EXTRA-Ordinary Experience

Our Animal Experiences are not currently available to book online. We are not currently taking any payments for experiences...

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Hen Parties
£79.95 per person 10+ yrs 8 people minimum

Hen Parties

Looking for a unique way to celebrate your final fling before the ring?  With inspiration from our sassy sealions,...

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