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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Colchester Zoo keeper Dave Morgan has been sharing his knowledge and assisting the Kumasi Zoo in Ghana, West Africa. Dave has visited the zoo twice now with his most recent visit being in February 2017. During this trip Dave ran educational...

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SOLD OUT!- Afternoon tea is now fully booked.  In celebration of Mother’s Day we are delighted to be able to offer visitors the chance to book Afternoon Tea on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th March. Enjoy your Afternoon Tea from 3pm at...

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Colchester Zoo's keeper Matt Hughes is celebrating a fantastic weight loss having reduced his body weight by half! After reaching 25 stone Matt decided to change his eating habits and as a result he has successfully lost 12 and a half...

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Start your day the right way this Mother's Day weekend with a Breakfast muffin meal from Southern Kitchen! Work on the Southern Kitchen began in January with the brand new look being unveiled in February! With a new colour scheme, seating,...

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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...


Opening times: 

9.30am – 5.00pm or dusk if earlier*

*Last admission 4.00pm

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