There's always a new story to tell at Colchester Zoo, from welcoming new arrivals, to exciting things to see and discover.

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Once again you can buy E-tickets online in advance to visit Colchester Zoo from the 5th – 31st January 2019 and enjoy admission to Colchester Zoo for just £10.00 per person! Enjoy a family day out for less this January with...

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Colchester Zoo WIN Raring to go award! We are honoured to be presented with a Raring2Go Award! Colchester Zoo has been voted the WINNER of this year’s Family Favourite Day Out for the second year running! A huge thank you to...

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In September 2018 a team from Colchester Zoo, made up of keepers and gardeners, took part in the 3 Peaks Challenge! This challenge involves climbing the highest mountain in Scotland, then England and finally Wales all in the name of two...

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Buy E-tickets online in advance to visit us from the 29th October - 30th November 2018 and enjoy admission to Colchester Zoo with an amazing £5.00 off per person! There’s plenty of fun to be had at Colchester Zoo throughout the...

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Colchester Zoo is once again pleased to announce that we have been presented with not one but three Essex Mum 2018 awards! Once again, we are honoured to have been voted the winner of the Best Day Out: Outdoors award for...


5.00pm close or dusk if earlier
Last admission to zoo grounds at 4.00pm

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