Visiting today?

Skip the queues and book E-tickets on your mobile!

If you are joining us today you can buy your tickets online and have them sent to your mobile phone as a PDF digital ticket. Once you have received your tickets you can head to our main admission building and scan your tickets straight from your mobile to enter the zoo.

These tickets will be valid for today only and as they are booked on the day no discount is available on our gate price. All E-tickets are non refundable.  Further T&Cs apply.

Ticket TypeOn the day price:
(valid up to 14th Feb 2020)
Adult £18.99 per person
Child£15.99 per person
Senior£16.99 per person
Please be aware that our payment portal no longer supports older versions of Internet Explorer. Please use an alternative browser to make your purchase.

Important Information:

E-tickets are valid for the date selected at the time of purchase only, payments for E-tickets are non-refundable.

Please read our full terms & conditions before purchasing E-tickets.

Please be aware that any guest visiting with a disability will be required to purchase the relevant adult, senior or child admission ticket (online in advance or on entering).

Colchester Zoo will then admit an assistant FREE of charge upon request when verification of disability is shown.

CLICK HERE to find out more.
Unfortunately we are unable to allow admittance to children under the age of 16 yrs without a full paying adult or adult passholder. Children under the age of 16yrs must be supervised by a responsible adult over the age of 16yrs at all times whilst inside the park.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
Please be aware that we only accept Tesco Clubcard Vouchers and Triple partner voucher Find out more here. Tesco vouchers cannot be used to purchase E-tickets online, they can be used at the gate on the day of your visit only. 

Colchester Zoo Tesco Vouchers can be used to visit Colchester Zoo during school holidays and special event days including Magic of Christmas event days and Halloween Fright Nights but a fee will be charged to access certain secondary attractions within the park on these special event days.
Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild is a charity and relies on you to continue our vital conservation work. We support 21 projects worldwide including our UmPhafa Nature Reserve in South Africa.

Please help us by giving a donation on your transaction of just £1.

Find out how your visits help Colchester Zoo and its animals here.

Entry Terms & Conditions

Please read the full entry terms & conditions ahead of your visit to Colchester Zoo. Further important information can be found below.

Please be aware that Colchester Zoo reserves the right to alter the published prices at any given time. If you have purchased your tickets at the stated prices these will be honored.

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