Purchase Tickets to Colchester Zoo

Those visiting with valid Zoo Passes or complimentary, adoption, open-dated tickets, or those wishing to use Tesco Reward Partner Codes, are not required to book in advance.

ALL TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE!
Please be aware that our payment portal no longer supports older versions of Internet Explorer. Please use an alternative browser to make your purchase.
E-tickets can be purchased online in advance until 23:59 the day BEFORE you wish to visit, whilst standard admission is available on the gate on the day of your visit.

Visits between 1st May and 30th October 2022:

Ticket TypeStandard Admission E-ticket price:
Weekdays term time
E-ticket price:
Weekends
E-ticket price:
School and Bank Holidays
Adult (16 – 59yrs) £26.99 £22.94 £24.29 £25.64
Child (3-15yrs) £18.99 £16.14 £17.09 £18.04
Senior (60+) £25.99 £22.09 £23.39 £24.69
Under 3 FREE FREE FREE FREE
Assistant FREE FREE FREE FREE
Prices are correct at time of publishing and are subject to change without notice. A £0.50 booking fee applies per transaction. *Full Entry T&Cs apply.
  • Visit between 31st October and 24th December 2022

    Visits between 31st October 2022 and 24th December 2022:

    Ticket TypeStandard Admission E-ticket price:
    Weekdays
    E-ticket price:
    Weekends
    Adult (16 – 59yrs) £21.99£18.69 £19.79
    Child (3-15yrs) £17.99 £15.29 £16.19
    Senior (60+) £20.99 £17.84 £16.79
    Under 3 FREE FREE FREE
    Assistant FREE FREE FREE
    Prices are correct at time of publishing and are subject to change without notice. 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.
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.

Important Information
• E-tickets can be purchased online in advance until 23:59 the day BEFORE you wish to visit, whilst standard admission is available on the gate on the day of your visit.
• 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 online.
• Tesco Voucher Reward Codes can be used for entry on the gate on the day of your visit.
• Tickets are non-refundable and standard entry terms and conditions apply.
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 always supervised by an adult whilst inside the park. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
Please read our full Entry Terms & Conditions here.

On the Day Ticket

You are now able to purchase entry tickets on the same day that you wish to visit Colchester Zoo. Simply head to the Day Ticket Purchases office, located in our main entrance, to speak to a member of staff.

Tickets purchased on the same day as your visit will be charged at the Standard Admission Rate and DO NOT qualify for the e-ticket discount.


Open Dated Ticket

Open Dated tickets are valid for 1 visit to Colchester Zoo on any date of your choosing (except Christmas Day) within 12 months of the purchase date. Simply bring your open dated e-ticket with you on the day you wish to visit to enjoy your day at Colchester Zoo!

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