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Kids’ Zoo Academy

The perfect experience for all young animal enthusiasts!

This amazing experience is a perfect introduction to life working with animals for any child dreaming of becoming a vet, zoo keeper or wildlife ranger.

With expert tuition from the keepers, your child will step behind the scenes to meet some incredible animals and enjoy a ‘hands on’ lesson that they will treasure forever! The experience includes:

  • 2 hours spent with the animals and keepers
  • Whole day entry to Colchester Zoo for the child and a supervising adult
  • A personalised certificate and souvenir pack

If you’re a member of Children’s University, you can earn CU hours by participating in this experience

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Click find out more on the relevant experience to see what's on offer!

Fledgling Keeper

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  • £85
  • Age 6-9 yrs
  • Llamas
  • Reptiles
  • Wallabies
  • Horses
  • £5 off a Zoo Pass*

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Zoo Cadet

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  • £85
  • Age 10-13 yrs
  • Skunks
  • Birds of Prey
  • Giant Tortoises
  • Coati
  • £10 off a Zoo Pass*

Booking a Zoo Cadet experience to take place after 1st April 2017? Find out more about our NEW package taking place here. 

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Booked your experience? Read our essential information page to find out what you need on the day!

If you do not want to book for a specific date, or you are purchasing as a gift, then purchase a gift voucher! Find out more here.

Please note that the Passholder offer is not valid in conjunction with any other offer. Further terms and conditions apply.

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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.

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OPENING TIMES

Opening times: 

9.30am – 5.00pm or dusk if earlier*

*Last admission 4.00pm

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