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ZOO NEWS

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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Please be aware that the larger play area of our soft play complex, Jungle Tumble, will be closed from Monday 14th - Friday 18th January due to annual maintenance work including a thorough deep clean. From Monday 21st - Friday 25th...

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As the end of the year draws to a close it is an ideal time for reflection and to look forward to what the New Year will bring. 2018 was a very emotional year for Colchester Zoo with a number of...

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Today we have informed all visitors on site that we are performing a drill of the ‘Dangerous Animal Escape Procedure’. This is now taking place and visitors have been kindly asked to follow instructions given by staff during this time. Please...

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On the 26th November Colchester Zoo was announced as the WINNER of the Digital Communications and Presence 2018 Award at the annual BALPPA awards evening! BALPPA is The British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions, they host this special event...

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Don't let cold weather dampen your visit! As the winter season fast approaches Colchester Zoo still has plenty of undercover facilities and activities to get involved with! Follow our ‘Duck undercover’ route to explore our undercover enclosures such as the Playa...

OPENING TIMES

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

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