Colchester Zoo Annual Passes

Whether you are looking to purchase a NEW Zoo Pass or RENEW your Zoo Pass you can find out all you need to know about joining the Colchester Zoo family below!


Zoo Passholder Benefits

Unlimited entry for a year (Except Christmas Day)
Please be aware that we may introduce pre-booking date and time slots due to COVID-19 safety measures.

Entry to our annual special events.
(Please note this does not include pre-bookable events, secondary attractions, or out of hours special events which may be charged for.)

10% discount in our gift shops (On selected items)

Entrance to selected major zoos free of charge**
(Restrictions may apply please click here for more information.)

Money off animal experiences for passholders

10% discount in all catering outlets (excluding sweets)

20% discount in Penguini’s Restaurant & Southern Kitchen when you spend over £15.00! (not valid in conjunction with any other offer)

Zoo Pass Prices

Pass Kind:Zoo Pass Price:Zoo Pass CONSECUTIVE RENEWAL Price – 15% Discount:
Adult 16 – 59yrs £69.99£59.49
Child 3 – 15yrs £49.99£42.49
Senior 60yrs + £59.99£50.99

*T&Cs apply – see details below. All prices above are inclusive of VAT. PLEASE ALLOW AT LEAST 48 HOURS FOR PROCESSING OF ONLINE APPLICATIONS BEFORE YOU WISH TO VISIT.

Guests with disabilityAny guest with a disability will be required to purchase the relevant adult, child or senior Zoo Pass.
If you require assistance during your visits to Colchester Zoo you will be asked to show verification of disability when your Zoo Pass is processed allowing you to have an assistant visit with you FREE of charge each time you wish to visit with your valid Zoo Pass.


Zoo Pass Renewals

If you have a Zoo Pass and would like to renew please visit our friendly Guest Services team upon entry and read more below. Renew consecutively and receive 15% off your renewal!

Enjoy 15% off renewals for Zoo Passholders who would like to renew their Zoo Pass!
This fantastic saving of 15% is available for those renew consecutively only.

Adult 16 – 59yrs: £59.49 with Renewal discount of 15% off
Child 3 – 15yrs: £42.49 with Renewal discount of 15% off
Senior 60yrs +: £50.99 with Renewal discount of 15% off

T & Cs apply – All prices above are inclusive of VAT.

Before you complete your purchase you will be asked to agree to and retain the terms and conditions.

You can renew any time up to 1 month after your previous zoo pass expires to receive the 15% renewal discount. Your pass will be dated consecutively 1 year from the date of expiry.
E.g. If your pass expires on 1st March 2022, you will have until 1st April 2022 to receive the renewal discount.


N.B If you require a new photograph please make us aware when ordering or an additional administration charge will be issued.
Please read our Zoo Passholder terms and conditions prior to renewing your pass.

New Zoo Passes

Buy a new Zoo Pass and visit all year round, PLUS all the exciting benefits above!

Your Zoo Pass will start from the date of purchase and be valid for 12 months. You will need to visit our Guest Services team to have your photograph taken and Zoo Pass issued.

If you purchase 4 or more Zoo Passes in the same transaction you’ll receive a 10% discount!

T&Cs apply to this offer and is not currently available for purchases made online or in conjunction with any other offer.
Please ensure you read our passholder terms and conditions prior to purchasing your pass.

If you are purchasing new Zoo Passes online or over the phone they will be valid from the date on which your order is made. Unless your order is made whilst the Zoo is closed then your pass will be dated from the day the zoo reopens.

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Upgrade your admission ticket to a Zoo Pass!

Upgrade your admission ticket to a Zoo Pass during your visit! If you think you’ll be visiting us more than twice this year then a Zoo Pass may be better value for you and your family.

You can upgrade your visit ticket to a Zoo Pass up to 7 days after your visit date and save the cost of your admission on the pass price!

Stop by our Guest Services department in the main entrance TODAY.

Please read the terms and conditions below before purchasing.
Please ensure you read our passholder terms and conditions prior to purchasing your pass.

If you are purchasing new Zoo Passes over the phone they will be valid from the date on which your order is made. Unless your order is made whilst the Zoo is closed then your pass will be dated from the day the zoo reopens.

Zoo Pass Gift Voucher

Give the gift of a Zoo Pass with a voucher!

If you would like to purchase a Zoo Pass Gift voucher this will be valid for 3 months from the date of purchase – the recipient then has this time to call or visit us to redeem the voucher and collect their pass.

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Visit the Zoo Passholder Portal

If you are a current Zoo Passholder you can login to our Membership Portal to update your details, check your expiry date, see your previous visits and view key information for your Zoo Pass!


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