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Colchester Zoo

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Maldon Road | Stanway, Colchester, Colchester CO3 0SL, England
+44 1206 331292
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Great Keeper Shadowing with the lemurs

What a fantastic time I had yesterday at Colchester Zoo doing a 'Keeper Shadowing' experience with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alison M
Great zoo experience

This zoo got a great selection of animals. It's perfect of anything kind of visit especially for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kitty0811
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Colchester Zoo is constantly developing and has won many awards for its work. With over 270 species to see, set in 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes, Colchester Zoo is well worth a visit. As you walk around the zoo there's plenty of play...more
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Maldon Road | Stanway, Colchester, Colchester CO3 0SL, England
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+44 1206 331292
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"gold card"
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"feeding times"
in 109 reviews
"animal enclosures"
in 94 reviews
"train ride"
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"food outlets"
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"sea lions"
in 67 reviews
"sun bears"
in 56 reviews
"animals seem"
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"tesco vouchers"
in 51 reviews
"plenty of places to eat"
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"annual pass"
in 61 reviews
"great family day"
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"all ages"
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"packed lunch"
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"well worth the money"
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"value for money"
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Reviewed yesterday

What a fantastic time I had yesterday at Colchester Zoo doing a 'Keeper Shadowing' experience with the lemurs. As part of the experience I got entry to the zoo for the day and to spend half an hour on my own in the lemurs enclosure...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This zoo got a great selection of animals. It's perfect of anything kind of visit especially for kids. The zoo also offers chance for visitors to feed the giraffe, tigers or elephants.

Thank Kitty0811
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very polite and helpful staff. A very healthy collection of wildlife and decent viewing points for all enclosures. The layout could’ve been a little less confusing, nonetheless, a great day activity. You’d end up walking around 9 kms if you go through the entire zoo,...More

Thank Kunal S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A fantastic day out! But, the food is average. Just down the road is a burger bar called the Red Dog that topped off our day as perfect! A fantastic combo!

Thank Oliver G
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited the Zoo during the first May bank holiday and really enjoyed it. From feeding the elephants to walking with sheep and goats to watching a lion vomit 2 metres away from you. The animals seem content and there is considerable space for them. For...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Keeper for the Day Experience with their penguins, sea lions, primates, hyena's, mandrills and cheetah's. Lunch to the value of £12 each which was very good indeed Got some very good photos and memories which will last for a long time.

Thank Benjamin M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun day out at Colchester zoo! Lots to see and do, love that you can feed the elephants and giraffes without having to pay extra. Such a lovely idea. Informative talks and keepers who love what they do. Would defo visit again

Thank missbaker0104
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Originally booked tickets was a rainy day in may but changed the date to a lovely hot day which was very good that Colchester zoo let you change the dates just in case things like this happen Was lots of animals, was a shame the...More

Thank Lucy N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Colchester Zoo has so much to see and do! I've been going there since I was a kid and it's always developing something new. Great to see that the animals are taken care of and enjoy their home. Lots to do if you're going with...More

Thank Rachael S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took full advantage of the January offer of £10 per adult, this is a huge decrease! I went with a friend and her little girl and the weather thankfully held out! We had a great day out and enjoyed all that the Zoo had...More

Thank Zoe B
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sueburr
17 May 2018|
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Response from ColZoo | Property representative |
Hi Sue, thank you for your message. Yes we do accept Tesco Day Entry Tokens on the door on the day of your visit. You will need to exchange your Clubcard points for Colchester Zoo admission ticket/s and bring the voucher/s... More
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Martinej
15 April 2018|
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Response from Sophie A | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't know. But there is a contact number at the bottom of said page. Why not call them and find out?
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