HELLO! WELCOME TO COLCHESTER ZOO

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.

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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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  • £95.00
  • Age 6-9 yrs
  • Llamas
  • Reptiles
  • Wallabies
  • Horses

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Zoo Cadet

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  • £95.00
  • Age 10-15 yrs
  • Coati
  • Birds of Prey
  • Tortoises
  • Stingray

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ZA savingPlease check terms and conditions before you book.

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.

Review:

"We took our 7 year old son to the zoo today for a fledgling zookeeper experience. He had an amazing time and has been buzzing ever since. We would highly recommend it to others. Thank you!" 

Joanne, May 2018, Fledgling Keeper

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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.

OPENING TIMES

1st October - 2nd November 2018  
5.00pm close or dusk if earlier
Last admission to zoo grounds at 4.00pm

(Except for Fright Nights)

Click here for further closing times

 

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