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Colchester Zoo

Place to visit

Your wild adventure awaits…discover over 240 species set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes at Colchester Zoo! During your visit you will see species from around the world and learn more about them at daily encounters, giving you the chance to see the animals being fed, watch a training session or perhaps just quiz the keepers!

Where is Colchester Zoo located?

Colchester Zoo is located in Stanway, Colchester, Essex. It can easily be found by following the signs from the A12.

Details on what activities are available at Colchester Zoo?

As you explore the wonders of wildlife you’ll visit many different habitats; from the humid home of the Komodo Dragons to the zoo’s very own African plain, Kingdom of the Wild, home to white rhino, giraffes, ostrich, zebra and kudu.

You can also take part in some fantastic activities with the opportunity to hand feed the elephants and giraffe at daily public feeding sessions! There’s also plenty of play areas to try out including their indoor soft play area, Jungle Tumble, where the kids can release their wild side!

Things to do in the local area?

Colchester is a town in the county of Essex, in southeast England. In the Castle Park, Colchester Castle is a huge Norman keep, built on the foundations of a Roman temple.

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Disabled Access

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Facilities & Information


No smoking

Gift shop

Children's play area

Free car parking (on site)




Disabled Access

Parking Available




Picnic area


01206 331292
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Maldon Road, Colchester, Essex, ColchesterCO3 0SL, United Kingdom

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