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Colchester Zoo

Colchester, Essex, England

  • Red panda at Colchester Zoo
  • Tigers at Colchester Zoo

Attraction Information

  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks icon Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

Set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes Colchester Zoo is the perfect place to meet some of your favourite animals while surrounded by some beautiful scenery!

Get a hands on experience with over 260 species of animals. Get up close to some elephants and giraffes while feeding them some dinner, at no extra cost! Go underwater and get to know some wonderful sea creatures with a walk through the 24m underwater tunnel at the Playa Patagonia sea lion pool. Or take a ride on the Lost Madagascar Express road train.

At Colchester Zoo you're guaranteed a day packed full of animals and lots of fun!

  • Many daily displays
  • Walk through butterfly glade & a walk through goat enclosure
  • Feed lorikeets
  • Variety of food available on site
  • Two gift shops


  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL, England


Click here to visit Colchester Zoo's website
01206 331292

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Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

1st April - 21st July 2017: Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 18:00

22nd July - 3rd September 2017: Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 18:30

Closed Christmas Day


General Admission (Online Prices)

Adults (16+) from £19.54

Kids (3-15) from £13.59

Seniors (60+) from £17.84

Guests with Disability from £9.77

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes

More Information

Pets allowed

Assistance/Guide Dogs only

Guest suitability

Because of the steep hills in the zoo, it is recommended that anyone with a pushchair, wheelchair, electric scooter, or reduced mobility follow the 'Easier Route' that the attraction outlines on the park map. 


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