Wild Encounters for two

meerkats-experienceNEW animal experience! 

This exclusive package offers an array of amazing close up animal experiences followed by a delicious two course meal in a private room and the chance to adopt your favourite animal at Colchester Zoo.

After a light breakfast, you will embark on the adventure of a lifetime as you are guided behind the scenes to meet some of the most amazing animals on the planet. With opportunities to meet, stroke or feed
a whole range of species, including aardvarks, tigers,
giraffes, penguins, lemurs and meerkats, this experience
will give you magical memories to share forever.

aardvark experiPackage includes:

• Exclusive access behind the scenes for 3½ hours

• Close up sessions with the animals!

• Experienced host

• Complimentary entry for the whole day

• Hot or cold drinks and light bites on arrival

• Two course, table service meal in a private dining area at Penguini’s pizza and pasta restaurant at 13:00

penguinis-epxerience Choice of drink to accompany your meal

• One-year adoption of the animal of your choice

• Adoption plaque at adopted species’ enclosure

• Souvenir gift packs

• Two complimentary entry tickets to return for another visit

• Reserved parking

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.



Wild Encounters takes place between 9.30am – 1.00pm and costs just £500.00. This experience is for 2 people however a third person can be added if you wish at an additional £120.00. 

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 check the terms and conditions before booking.



Opening times: 

9.30am – 5.00pm or dusk if earlier*

*Last admission 4.00pm

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