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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Buy E-tickets online in advance to visit us from the 29th October - 30th November 2018 and enjoy admission to Colchester Zoo with an amazing £5.00 off per person! There’s plenty of fun to be had at Colchester Zoo throughout the...

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Colchester Zoo is once again pleased to announce that we have been presented with not one but three Essex Mum 2018 awards! Once again, we are honoured to have been voted the winner of the Best Day Out: Outdoors award for...

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It’s nearly a year since Winter the reindeer became Santa’s little helper and over the last few months, Santa, Winter and the elves have been very busy prepping for Christmas. Throughout the year, Santa receives hundreds upon hundreds of letters from children...

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We’ve offering your Zooper SAVINGS this October half term! Book our Zooper Combi ticket deal to visit this October and 2 adults + 2 children can enter the zoo for just £60.00!* That’s a saving of over £17.00 off our gate...

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Colchester Zoo Access on Sunday 9th September 2018 Road Closures On the 9th September roads surrounding Colchester Zoo will be closed for the Colchester Stampede Half marathon however please be assured that the zoo will still be accessible for visitors. Between 9.00am...


1st October - 2nd November 2018  
5.00pm close or dusk if earlier
Last admission to zoo grounds at 4.00pm

(Except for Fright Nights)

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