There's always a new story to tell at Colchester Zoo, from welcoming new arrivals, to exciting things to see and discover.

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Please be aware that the Café UmPhafa has now reopened as Penguini's Pizza and Pasta. For the first few weeks the new restaurant will be offering a reduced menu to ensure that the service is to the high standard which we...

in Enclosures & Development
Our chimp family tree has grown and grown and their home is growing too as work continues on the redevelopment of Chimp World!The main focus of the project will be the outside area with work to extent the chimps outdoor enclosure...

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Heart of the Amazon has under gone some fantastic changes to create a brand new look and feel at the home to one of our two groups of squirrel monkeys! The redevelopment has seen the introduction of a new, higher climbing...

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Our Francois Langur have been moved off show due to the redevelopment of Chimp World. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. You can follow the progress of the redevelopment on here & social media!...

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The Inca Trail is one of two places you can see our Humboldt penguins and has seen some fantastic improvements with brand new designs and educational information, a new penguin beach for encounters to take place and easy access ramp to...


Opening times: 

9.30am – 5.00pm or dusk if earlier*

*Last admission 4.00pm

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