Pre-booking to visit Colchester Zoo is essential.

Colchester Zoo will temporarily close from 4.30pm on the 24th December 2020, until further notice, due to Government guidelines and tier restrictions. 

Find out more including our lockdown FAQs here.

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

Watch our safety information video.

Colchester Zoo will temporarily close from 4.30pm on the 24th December 2020, therefore tickets are only available to purchase for the 24th December 2020 until further notice.

Find out more including our lockdown FAQs here.

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

TICKET TYPE19th – 24th Dec26th Dec – 31st Jan
School Hols/Weekends
26th Dec – 31st Jan
Weekdays
TIMED TICKET REQUIRED?Booking Fee?
Adult (16 – 59yrs)£17.99£15.00£12.50YESYES – £0.50 per transaction.
Child (3 – 15yrs)£14.40£10.00£10.00YES YES – £0.50 per transaction.
Senior (60+)£16.20£15.00£12.50YESYES – £0.50 per transaction.
Under 3s FREEFREEFREEYESYES – £0.50 per transaction.
Assistant FREEFREEFREEYESYES – £0.50 per transaction.
Pre-paid/Complimentary tickets*FREEFREEFREEYESNO
Passholders FREEFREEFREEYES NO

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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