Pre- booking to visit Colchester Zoo is essential.

All those wishing to visit MUST pre-book a TIMED TICKET online in advance.

This includes Zoo Passholders wishing to visit before 1.00pm on weekends and school holidays and those with pre-paid or complimentary tickets.

We will monitor our capacity throughout the day, entry for Passholders is dependent on the number of people within the zoo therefore after 1pm all free access for passholders is considered on a 1-out 1-in policy to ensure a safe number of visitors within the park.

Watch our safety information video.

Prices are correct at time of publishing and are subject to change.

Tickets are currently available to book until the 1st November 2020.

TICKET TYPEPrice to visit until the 23rd October Monday – Friday OnlyPrice to visit on weekends and half term (24th -1st Nov) until the 1st NovTIMED TICKET REQUIRED?Is there a booking Fee?
Adult (16 – 59yrs)£15.00£21.24YESYES – a £0.50 booking fee is charged per transaction.
Child (3 – 15yrs)£15.00£15.30YES YES – a £0.50 booking fee is charged per transaction.
Senior (60+)£15.00£19.55YESYES – a £0.50 booking fee is charged per transaction.
Under 3s FREEFREEYESYES – a £0.50 booking fee is charged per transaction.
Assistant FREEFREEYESYES – a £0.50 booking fee is charged per transaction.
Pre-paid/Complimentary tickets*FREEFREEYESNO – you are not required to pay a booking fee.
Passholders FREEFREEBefore 1pm visits on Weekends & School Holidays. T&Cs apply)NO – you are not required to pay a booking fee.

Please also ensure you read our guidelines prior to booking here.

We reserve the right to refuse entry to any visitors who have not pre-booked online for both your safety and our staff.

Please read our full E-ticket terms & conditions here.

*This includes those who wish to visit with monetary vouchers.

Select the BOOKING type you require from the options below:

Zoo Passholder Bookings

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Pre-paid or Complimentary Bookings

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Purchase Zoo Tickets

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