Get closer to the animals with a keeper shadowing experience!
This is the perfect experience for anyone who is passionate about a particular animal!
Offering you the chance to enjoy a personal, extraordinary experience with your favourite animal from our selected shadowing species, this makes a great gift for a loved one or simply a treat for yourself.
- A private half hour close up experience with your chosen animal and keeper
- Full day entry into Colchester Zoo
- Refreshment voucher
- Souvenir pack
- Just £60 for a second person to do the experience with you!
Each experience lasts for approx. half an hour, but you will have access to Colchester Zoo from 9.30am as the Zoo opens, right up until the end of the day. Your souvenir pack is given at the end of your experience, containing a number of items to remember your day!
Interested in booking for two? Add a second person to your experience for only an extra £60!
Our Animal Experiences are not currently available to book online.We are not currently taking any payments for experiences however if you would like to enquire you can do so by calling 01206 331292 ext 232 or 237. Alternatively you can purchase monetary vouchers here.
NB Only open to participants aged 8 years and over. Anyone between the age of 8 – 17 must be accompanied by an adult during the experience, who will go behind the scenes with them and must accompany them throughout the rest of their visit. Under 8s may not take part in this experience. The supervising adult must pay admission. For a reduced entry rate we recommend purchasing an E-ticket online in advance for a discounted rate compared to those sold at the gate on the day.
Passholders SAVE up to £25!Call the Experience Reception with your valid Passholder ID to make your booking. The discount is not available online.
Choose from the below experiences:
PLEASE ALLOW AT LEAST 48 HOURS FOR PROCESSING OF ONLINE APPLICATIONS & CONFIRMATION, BEFORE YOU WISH TO VISIT.
Experience bookings for the next 48 hours can only be taken by phone on 01206 331292 ext 232 as we may already be fully booked.
*Please note that the Passholder offer is not valid in conjunction with any other offer. Further terms and conditions apply.