Team Building

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

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With specially tailored activities combined with some amazing close up animal interactions, this package is a must for any organisation wishing to strengthen and motivate their team.

With different activities available, teams can focus on communication, planning, time budgeting, design, debating skills, reasoning, all whilst having fun!

Full day package includes:

  • Team Building Half width image circleAdmission to Colchester Zoo for the whole day
  • Breakfast rolls, 2 course buffet lunch and refreshments
  • Morning and afternoon activities
  • Feeding elephants, giraffes and penguins
  • Team photograph
  • Award ceremony and souvenir gift


£79.95 per person for the full day experience 

Half Day packages:

To participate in the morning activities only, 9.00am through to 1.00pm including breakfast, animal feeds and 1 activity costs £45.00 per person.

To participate in the afternoon activities only, 11.30am to 4.00pm including lunch, animal feeds and 1 activity costs £45.00 per person.


Check out our range of activities for you to choose from here.

Lunch Menu

Lunch can also be added to the morning half-day package at an additional cost of £14.95 per head. Lunch consists of a Pizza/Pasta buffet plus dessert along with hot drinks and water. Lunch is served at Penguini's Restaurant with a dedicated waitress/waiter.

To book

For more information or to book please contact our Experiences Reception!
Telephone: 01206 331292 ext. 232 or 237
Email: experiences@colchesterzoo.org


Please read the terms and conditions and essential information before making your booking.

NB: A minimum of 8 delegates applies.

Planning a nights stay before or after your team building experience with us here at Colchester Zoo? Check out our where to stay page here.


"We would just like to say a big thank you! We all had a great day on Sunday 22nd May 2016. We enjoyed the team building games and loved meeting the animals and keepers who showed how much they love and respect the animals they care for. The food was lovely and we would also like to say a big thank you to Kelly who stayed with us for the day she was great!

Again thank you so much, we found it a good way to bond and build friendships up!" 

Sarah Puxley, Little Pals

"Jez, our host was brilliant. He facilitated the day at a relaxed pace whilst still managing to ensure that all the activities were complete. We very much enjoyed his alter ego! All the animal keepers were without exception friendly and informative and were all so passionate about what they do. The catering staff provided an excellent and varied menu accommodating all the teams quirky requirements!

This activity has provided an excellent spring board for getting the team to work together more effectively in the future. We would thoroughly recommend the day to other teams." 

Lynne Hartley, British Red Cross (Beds Herts Essex Area)





4.30pm close or dusk if earlier (Except for Christmas Starlight Nights) 
Last admission to zoo grounds at 3.30pm

24th November, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 23rd December - 7.30pm close - Christmas Starlight Nights
Last admission to zoo grounds at 6.30pm

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