Purchase Tickets to Colchester Zoo

Admission Tickets are available to purchase until the 3rd December 2021.

If you would like to visit us and you do not have existing tickets or a Zoo Pass, you will need to pre-purchase your tickets ONLINE IN ADVANCE. Tickets cannot be purchased at Colchester Zoo.

Those visiting with valid Zoo Passes or Existing complimentary, adoption, or open dated tickets are no longer required to book in advance.
Please be aware we may reintroduce bookings at any time if necessary.

*Should we reach our capacity a one in-one out system may put in place.


Prices are correct at time of publishing and are subject to change without notice.
All tickets are non-refundable.

Current visit prices: Until 31st October 2021

TICKET TYPE Standard admission Midweek 15% SaverWeekends
10% OFF
School Holidays/Bank Holidays
5% Discount
TIMED TICKET REQUIRED?
Adult
(16 – 59yrs)
£25.99£22.09£23.39£24.69YES
Child
(3 – 15yrs)
£18.50£15.72£16.65£17.57YES
Senior
(60+)
£24.00£20.40£21.60£22.80YES
Under 3s FREEFREEFREEFREEYES
Assistant FREEFREEFREEFREEYES
Please be aware that a £0.50 third party booking fee is charged per transaction.
  • Prices for visits between the 1st November - 3rd December

    Visits between the 1st November – 3rd December 2021

    Ticket Type Standard admission Midweek 15% Saver Weekends
    10% OFF
    TIMED TICKET REQUIRED?
    Adult
    (16 – 59yrs)
    £20.99£17.84£18.89 YES
    Child
    (3 – 15yrs)
    £17.49£14.86£15.74 YES
    Senior
    (60+)
    £19.99£16.99£17.99 YES
    Under 3FREEFREEFREE YES
    AssistantFREEFREEFREE YES
    A £0.50 booking fee applies per transaction. *Full Entry T&Cs apply.

  • Prices for visits on Magic of Christmas Event dates

    Visits for Magic of Christmas event dates: 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th – 24th December 2021

    Ticket Type Standard admission E-ticket admission
    10% off
    TIMED TICKET REQUIRED?
    Adult
    (16 – 59yrs)
    £20.99£18.89 YES
    Child
    (3 – 15yrs)
    £18.49£16.64 YES
    Senior
    (60+)
    £19.99£17.99 YES
    Under 3FREEFREE YES
    AssistantFREEFREE YES
    Santa Experience Ticket
    (Required for children taking part only)
    £10.00£10.00YES
    A £0.50 booking fee applies per transaction. *Full Entry T&Cs apply.

1. Select from our ‘with donation’ or ‘without donation’ ticket options.
2. Select an available date to visit and 30 minute entry time slot.
3. Select the number of tickets you require.
4. Pay for your tickets alongside a 50p transactional booking fee.
5. You will receive a confirmation email containing a PDF with your digital tickets.

Additional Important Information:

– By selecting our ‘with donation’ option, £1 will be donated to our charity Action for the Wild with every paying ticket.
– No admission discounts are currently available. This includes Tesco Vouchers and Zoo Passholder friends & family discount until further notice.
– Tickets are non-refundable and standard entry terms and conditions apply.

Please be aware that our payment portal no longer supports older versions of Internet Explorer. Please use an alternative browser to make your purchase.

Entry Terms & Conditions

Unfortunately we are unable to allow admittance to children under the age of 16yrs without a full paying adult or adult passholder. Children under the age of 16 must be supervised by an adult at all times whilst inside the park. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Please read our full Entry Terms & Conditions here.

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