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  • Visit Date: 3rd September - 25th October 2019

    These dates are available online with up to 15% off and include entry to Colchester Zoo.

    Ticket TypeOn the day priceOnline in advance price
    Adult£23.99From £21.59
    Child
    (3-15 yrs)
    £16.99From £15.29
    Senior
    (60+)
    £21.99From £19.79
    Under 3 FREEFREE

     

  • October Half Term: 26th October 2019 - 3rd November 2019

    The prices listed below INCLUDE entry to Colchester Zoo from 9.30am until zoo close but DO NOT INCLUDE entry to the wristband required attractions after 5pm on the 26th, 28th, 30th, 31st October or 2nd November 2019 for Fright Nights.

    If you are visiting to participate in Fright Night and the wristband required attractions please check the Fright Night prices for a combi ticket which includes a Fright Night wristband. Fright Night wristbands can also be purchased seperately. 

    Ticket TypeOn the day priceOnline in advance price
    Adult£23.99£21.59
    Child
    (3-15 yrs)
    £16.99£15.29
    Senior
    (60+)
    £21.99£19.79
    Under 3 FREEFREE

    Day time Shriek Week activities are including in the cost of your admission.
    Find out more here.

  • Fright Nights: 26th, 28th, 30th, 31st October & 2nd November 2019

    All COMBI TICKETS listed below INCLUDE admission to Colchester Zoo from 9.30am and also INCLUDE entry to wristband required attractions after 5pm on the selected Fright Night.

    COMBI tickets are available ONLINE ONLY. 

    You can also purchase a Fright Night Wristband for those visiting with Zoo Passes and those using vouchers towards admission that would like to participate in the wristband required attractions.

    A Fright Night Wristband will NOT allow you entry to the zoo. You will need to purchase a Zoo admission ticket to gain entry into the zoo.

    Ticket TypeOn the day priceOnline in advance price
    Adult Combi Unavailable on the day £25.89
    Child Combi*
    (3-15 yrs)
    Unavailable on the day £19.94
    Senior Combi
    (60+)
    Unavailable on the day £24.19
    Under 3 Not permitted on wristband required attractions Not permitted on wristband required attractions
    Fright Night Wristband
    (A Zoo Pass or admission ticket is also required to enter the zoo)
    £5.50£5.50

    *Please be aware that Fright Night wristband required attractions are not recommended for under 11s however this is at guardians discretion.

    If you would like to attend Fright Night without access to the wristband attractions please purchase a standard day ticket.

    Further information on Fright Nights can be found here.

  • Visit Date: 4th - 29th November, 2nd - 6th December, 9th - 13th December 2019

    These dates are available online with up to 15% off and include entry to Colchester Zoo.

    Ticket TypeOn the day priceOnline in advance price
    Adult£18.99£16.14
    Child
    (3-15 yrs)
    £15.99£13.59
    Senior
    (60+)
    £16.99£14.44
    Under 3 FREEFREE
  • Magic of Christmas: 30th November, 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th - 24th December 2019

    The tickets below do not include entry to the Santa Experience:

    Purchase tickets to visit Colchester Zoo on your chosen Magic of Christmas event date.

    If you choose to visit us on one of our late night ‘Christmas Starlight Nights’ this is also included in our Christmas tickets below – a seperate ticket is NOT required.

    Ticket TypeOn the day priceOnline price for:
    30th Nov, 1st, 7th, 8th,
    14th – 17th December
    Online price for:
    18th – 24th December
    Adult£19.99£16.99£17.99
    Child£17.99£15.29£16.19
    Senior£17.99£15.29£16.19
    Under 3FREEFREEFREE

    Prices below are for those wishing to purchase entry to the Santa Experience:

    The ‘Child Christmas Combo’ ticket below INCLUDES entry to the Zoo and also INCLUDES 1 entry ticket to our Santa Experience on the date selected.

    You can also purchase a ‘Santa Experience Ticket’ on its own which is ideal for Child Passholders and under 3s who wish to take part in the experience.

    Ticket TypeOnline and on the day for:
    30th Nov, 1st, 7th, 8th, December
    Online and on the day for:
    14th – 24th December
    Child Christmas Combo
    (includes Zoo entry and entry to Santa Experience)
    £19.99£22.99
    Santa Experience
    (Does NOT include Zoo entry)
    £9.00£9.00
    Passholder Santa Experience
    (Does NOT include Zoo entry)
    £8.50£9.00

    Further information on Magic of Christmas events can be found here.


Open Dated Tickets:

Not sure when you would like to visit or perhaps you would like to purchase tickets as a gift?

Buy ‘Open Dated Tickets’ which will allow you 1 visit within 12 months of purchase date!


Important Information:

E-tickets are valid for the date selected at the time of purchase only. Payments for Admission, Etickets, Fright Night Wristbands and Santa Experience tickets are non-refundable.

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

If you are visiting during October half term please also read our full Halloween terms & conditions and rules of entry.

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.

Assitants will also recieve a FREE secondary attraction wristband when accompanying a guest with disability during Fright Night events who has purchased a full price wristband to enter the activities.

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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