Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo has over 270 species set in 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes, more than 50 daily displays, an undercover soft play area, 4 adventure play areas, The Lost Madagascar Express road train and so much more…your day out will be action packed. You can get closer to a whole range of animals during your visit including the unique chance to help feed the elephants and giraffes yourself!

Colchester Zoo offers a range of catering facilities through over 10 different catering outlets. We also have 2 souvenir gift shops and unique products and experiences available.

Every year Colchester Zoo offers a fun filled calendar of events including a host of summer late night openings, Shriek Week and the Magic of Christmas, just to name a few. In celebration of the opening of Colchester Zoo’s latest new enclosure ‘Bears of the Rising Sun’.