Wild Encounters for two

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.

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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.

Package 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
• Choice of drink to accompany your meal
• One-year adoption of the animal of your choice
• Adoption plaque at adopted species’ enclosure
• Souvenir 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 £250.00 per person with a minimum of 2 people taking part.

A third person can participate in this experience at a reduced rate of £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 read the terms and conditions and essential information before making your booking.