Valentine’s Gift Guide

Roses are red, violets are blue, the perfect gift for your loved one is here at the zoo!

Celebrate your special one in a ‘chameleon’ this February with our range of beary special gifts. If their true love is animals, then our Valentine’s gift guide is here to help you pick the perfect present for your loved one!

Browse our range of adorable products below and be ready for the most romantic day of the year!

The Outpost Gift Shop

Gift more than just roses this Valentine’s Day with our range of adorable cupid-approved cuddly toys, scented wax melts and sweets that will leave them smitten. PLUS, you don’t have to enter the Zoo to visit our Gift Shop!

Zoo Passes

Give the gift that keeps on giving all year round with a Colchester Zoo annual Zoo Pass! Let your loved one enjoy unlimited visits with a Zoo Pass along with discounts in our Outpost Gift Shop and catering outlets! Plus, they can also receive FREE entry to other major Zoos! Why not purchase two and create memories together!

Animal Adoption

Affirm your affection and share the love with an Animal Adoption package. Not only will you be helping to support your favourite species at the Zoo, but you’ll also receive a presentation box filled with exclusive Colchester Zoo merchandise. PLUS, why not upgrade your plaque to our special Valentine’s design for an additional £5.

Keeper Shadow for Two

Celebrate your courtship with your favourite species and enjoy a Keeper Shadow Experience for two! If you adore Southern White Rhinos, Sea Lions or Komodo Dragons, then this 30-minute encounter is a must for you and your loved one! Choose from a range of endangered species.

Gift Cards and Vouchers

Not sure what your new flame will like? Gifting just got easier! No matter your budget, top up one of our Gift Cards with your chosen amount and let your other half experience a shopping spree in our Outpost Gift Shop or pick up a delicious item in one of our catering outlets. 

We also have a range of Gift Vouchers available, from Zoo Passes and Animal Experiences to open-dated tickets.

Open Dated Tickets

Our 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. Ideal for those looking to purchase tickets as a gift.

Hen Parties

If you’ve already found your ‘otter’ half and are looking to celebrate ahead of your big day then look no further. Our Hen Party Experience celebrates love in the animal kingdom and is packed with close encounters and wedding themed activities. Enjoy a full day out and create memories with friends that you will cherish for a lifetime.

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