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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Book and pay for your extraordinary animal experience by the 31st March 2017 and you’ll receive the 5th person free! For just £160 per person you and 4 friends can take part in this fantastic experience package which includes exclusive behind...

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Book a unique team building experience & 1 delegate participates for FREE!  With specially tailored activities combined with some amazing close up animal interactions, this fantastic offer is a must for any organisation wishing to strengthen and motivate their team. Simply...

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We are delighted to have been awarded a Primary Times Star Award for the 4th year in a row, this time for Best Venue for Animal Encounters in Essex! It is fantastic for the zoo to be acknowledged for the up...

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Now serving breakfast! We have also introduced new breakfast muffin meals which are available from 9.30am-11.30am! Check out our half term introductory offer and buy your breakfast muffin meal for less here. After 6 weeks, the refurbishment of the Southern Kitchen...

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Please be aware that the larger play area of our soft play complex, Jungle Tumble, will be closed from Monday 16th January - Friday 20th January, due to annual maintenance work including a thorough deep clean. The following week from Monday...


Opening times: 

9.30am – 5.00pm or dusk if earlier*

*Last admission 4.00pm

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