Colchester Zoo has a collection of rare and unusual species – 200 in total – spanning 60 acres of lakes and parklands. At this amazing site, you can enjoy observing different outdoor animal habitats and fantastic indoor areas where you can watch orangutans and rainbow lorikeets. Get reduced Colchester Zoo tickets and access Colchester Zoo vouchers at amazing prices through Kids Pass. Download the app or visit the website today!
A brilliant experience for children and grown-ups, the Lost Madagascar Express is a themed ride that will take you through different countries, landscapes and continents before you reach the “Lost Madagascar” destination. To learn more about departure schedules, you can check the zoo's website or download their app.
This is a beautiful experience for children of all ages. Through it, they will get the chance to learn more about the life of all the professionals dedicated to caring for wildlife. During the kid's zoo academy, they will be able to visit “behind the scenes” areas of the zoo and have some amazing hands-on encounters. The experience lasts 2 hours and it includes a souvenir gift.
Colchester Zoo offers several amazing play areas, such as the “Kid's Safari”, with a “Lion Lookout” zone and several towers. There’s also the “Jungle Tumble” which is an indoor play area, and several other smaller ones located all across the zoo.
This is a unique zone in which you can create a whole new wild world using sand! Model your ideal landscape, and even your own animals, and watch them come to life on a big screen.
At Colchester Zoo, dining is taken to a whole other level. There are 12 different dining spots, from an ice cream parlour, panini bar, snack shops, and even a gourmet sausage shop!
This is a beautiful gift shop in which you can get original items such as toys, t-shirts, and even personalised Colchester Zoo souvenirs.
It is advisable to take comfortable walking shoes and a water bottle. Depending on the weather, you might want to take extra coats and/or sunscreen.
Colchester Zoo welcomes people of all ages and their staff makes sure everyone has a marvellous experience.
Colchester Zoo is open year-round, except for Christmas Day. Because it is such a rich experience it is recommended to spend the whole day at the zoo so visitors get to enjoy everything the zoo has to offer.
Colchester is a beautiful area of Sussex in which you can find many places to visit and enjoy, from cultural and historical landmarks to beautiful natural gardens.
Beautiful XI-century castle surrounded by gorgeous gardens. Colchester Castle is now a museum where you can learn more about the area's history.
Beth Chatto’s Gardens are a beautiful must-see for plant and nature lovers. The gardens, started by lecturer and plantswoman Beth Chatto in 1960, offer five different experiences: woodland, scree, water, gravel, and reservoir gardens.
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Colchester Zoo follows safety measures to ensure your health. Find out more information about their current COVID policy.
Yes, there's an indoor play area and a discovery centre with interactive attractions.
Maldon Rd, Heckfordbridge, Colchester
Postcode: CO3 0SL
Telephone Number: 1206 331 292
Opening times vary depending on the season. For further information about opening times, please visit this page.
Colchester Zoo is only closed on December 25th, and it has an extended schedule (one more hour) during holidays.
Yes, it offers baby changing facilities with height-adjustable tables and space for more than one assistant.
Yes, Colchester Zoo's car park is free of charge for all visitors.
Only fully inoculated registered assistance dogs are allowed into the facilities. They have to be kept on a lead at all times.
Yes, and they also offer them for hire, paid by the hour.
Several picnic areas are available at the zoo, and you are welcome to take your own food.
Colchester Zoo offers free wifi throughout the attractions. To get the passcode, you can ask any staff member.
Yes, there are several toilet areas located at different points of the zoo.
There is a cash point located inside Colchester Zoo; however, this may not be available during COVID restrictions.
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Tickets are valid any day for the 2021 Season.
Bookings of up to 8 people.
You must book in your time and date slot following the link below. You cannot just turn up on the day.
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