Colchester Zoo has a collection of 180 species, both rare and unusual, 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. Please note that this Experience must be pre-booked in advance, check the zoo’s website for more information and for bookings.
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. Please note that you are required to pre-book a time slot to visit Jungle Tumble soft play complex, this can be done via the Zoo’s website or App.
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 many different dining spots, from an ice cream parlour, wrap 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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Yes, there's an indoor play area and a discovery den with interactive attractions.
Maldon Rd, Heckfordbridge, Colchester
Postcode: CO3 0SL
Telephone Number: 01206 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.
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. Please visit their website for full terms and conditions of visiting with Assistance Dogs.
Yes, and they also offer them for hire. Please visit their website for more information on hiring this facility
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 are no cashpoints.
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