Due to the zoo’s temporary closure, Zoo Passes are not currently available to purchase.

If you would like to support us you can either make a donation online or purchase monetary vouchers to use when we re-open.

The below price increase due on the 4th April has been postponed due to Colchester Zoo’s closure.

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 coffee and cake, Colchester Zoo passes offer great fun all year round!

Take advantage of the current Zoo Pass price by making your purchase before the 4th April 2020.

If you are an existing Zoo Pass holder you can renew your pass now before the price increase and receive your 15% consecutive renewal discount!

Gold Pass prices:

Pass Kind Price available until 3rd April 2020 Price from the 4th April 2020
Adult 16 – 59yrs £65.99 £69.00
Child 3 – 15yrs £45.99 £49.00
Senior 60yrs + £55.99 £59.00

*All prices above are inclusive of VAT.

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

Benefits with your Zoo Pass:

  • 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’!

Give the gift of a Zoo Pass with a voucher!

Zoo Pass vouchers are currently unavailable to purchase online.

Due to the Zoo closure, Gold Passes and vouchers are currently unavailable.
Please call 01206 331292 ext 227, 230 or 235 with any queries.

If you would like to purchase a Zoo Pass Gift voucher this will be valid for 3 months from the date of purchase – the recipient then has this time to call or visit us to redeem the voucher and collect their pass.

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.

T&Cs of Zoo Pass:

Please read our Zoo Passholder terms and conditions prior to purchasing your pass.

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