Unlimited visits all year round!*

Colchester Zoo Passes allow you to visit as many times as you like at great value! Whether it’s for the play areas, to see your favourite animal or even for afternoon tea, Colchester Zoo passes offer great fun all year round!

Zoo Pass Prices

Gold Pass
(3-15 yrs)
(over 60)
Net £54.99 £38.33 £46.66
 £11.00 £7.66 £9.33

If you purchase 4 or more Zoo Passes in the same transaction you’ll receive a 10% discount! *T&Cs apply, offer not currently available for purchases made online.

Please ensure you read our passholder terms and conditions prior to purchasing your pass.

If you would like to purchase a Zoo Pass Gift voucher please click here.

Renewing your Zoo Pass?

If you are renewing your pass consecutively you will qualify for a 15% discount! For those that choose to renew consecutively to receive the discount the pass will be dated from the date of previous pass expiry. Please click here for more information on renewing your Zoo Pass.


If you are purchasing new Zoo Passes online or over the phone they will be valid from the date on which the order is processed.

SAVE the cost of your admission –
UPGRADE to a Zoo Pass during your visit!

  • Unlimited entry for a year (Except Christmas Day)
  • Entry to our annual special events. (Please note this does not include pre bookable events, secondary attractions at special events may be charged for.)
  • 10% discount in our gift shops (On selected items)
  • Regular e-letter updates
  • Entrance to selected major zoos free of charge**
  • Child passholders qualify for a reduced rate when they have their birthday party at Colchester Zoo
  • Money off animal experiences for passholders
  • 10% discount in all catering outlets (excluding sweets)
  • 20% discount in Penguini’s Restaurant & Southern Kitchen when you spend over £15.00! (not valid in conjunction with any other offer)
  • 25% friends & family discount (for up to 2 accompanying guests per visit. T&Cs apply)
  • Bring two accompanying guests to our Passholder event ‘Wake Up with Colchester Zoo’!

**Please check terms and conditions for list of selected major zoos which your gold pass may be used.

Give the gift of adventure with a Gold Pass gift voucher!

If you would like to purchase a Zoo Pass as a Gift Voucher please click here.

Guests with a disability:

Any guest with a disability will be required to purchase the relevant adult, child or senior Zoo Pass.

If you require assistance during your visits to Colchester Zoo you will be asked to show verification of disability when your Zoo Pass is processed allowing you to have an assistant visit with you FREE of charge each time you wish to visit with your valid Zoo Pass.

If you purchased Zoo Passes before our policy changes on the 29th October 2018 and it includes an assistant admission this can continue to be used until the renewal date of your Zoo Pass when any new passes purchased will change to our new pricing structure.

T&Cs recent update:

20% discount in Penguini’s & Southern Kitchen

From 2nd March the minimum spend to receive 20% discount off in The Southern Kitchen and Penguini’s Restaurant changed to £15.00. Please note that this is not valid in conjunction with any other offer.

Terms and conditions apply, discount not valid in conjunction with any other offer.

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