Don’t let cold weather dampen your visit!

There are plenty of undercover enclosures, facilities and activities to get involved in throughout Colchester Zoo, even in cooler weather! Read about some of them below:

Don’t forget! You can dash out of the cold and stop by our many catering outlets and enjoy a hot drink or tasty snack!

Discovery Den

The Discovery Den has plenty of fun learning activities and crafts to enjoy, including our interactive sand pit and draw alive wall where you can see your creations come to life! You can also have a go at handling some of our friendly bugs too!

Jungle Tumble

Jungle slide

Jungle Tumble is an exciting indoor soft play area that caters for children aged up to 14 years old. It is a great place for parents to sit and enjoy a relaxing coffee in the comfortable seating area, overlooking the play area, which will keep the kids entertained for hours!

The play area is conveniently situated at the top of the zoo near the Discovery Centre, and is open daily from 10.30am.

A FREE play slot must be booked to enjoy the play area – book your slot HERE

Australian Rainbows

Journey through a rainforest paradise with our colourful group of rainbow lorikeets with the chance to feed them a treat of nectar! Find out more about Australian Rainbows here.

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