The zoo is home to over 5,500 animals with 260 different species. These animals come from all around the world. With an area covering 60 acres of lakes and land, they have created Colchester zoo. Renowned for being in the top 10 of best zoo’s in the whole of Europe. They have specially designed and created a space in which different animals can live in their ideal habitats. Making sure that all of their animals are cared for and looked after extremely well. Colchester zoo is the destination for many schools in the area and further afield to visit. They come because there is much to be learned from a trip with so much interaction with wildlife from across the globe. Here people can see animals which they most likely wouldn’t ever see otherwise.
During your visit you’ll not only be overwhelmed with the marvelous animals here. But you’ll also be educated about each of them at our fantastic daily encounters too. Our encounters gives you the opportunity to see these beautiful animals being fed, quiz their keepers or watch a fascinating training session.
Wildlife Park In Colchester
As you explore the park, you will come across all sorts of habitats. Each being the home to a different type of animal. Take a walk down the underwater tunnel where you can watch the sealions swim overhead. There’s lots of underwater marine life to find. Trip through the aviary’s to find the kings of the skies. Colchester zoo is ideal for a family day out or trip with the kids. There truly is something for everyone. There are a number of play areas to wear you out before the journey home.
It’s easy to find the zoo, there is great access from the A12. Find more information on their website. Watch the video below to see more. They look forward to welcoming you and your family to Colchester Zoo.
School Trips And Classes Welcome At Colchester Zoo
Each visitor is given a navigating map to help find their way around the zoo. Take part in some amazing activities with the opportunity to feed our giraffes and elephants, how exciting! We’ve also got a tempting gift shop offering a very generous variety of souvenirs and gifts – why not treat yourself of your little ones to a special zoo teddy of your favorite animal!
This is just a fraction of what Colchester Zoo has to offer, for more information or opening hours visit our website or give us a call. All of our contact details are listed right here on this page. You can always pop by if you are in the area and we will be happy to answer any questions you might have – we’ll look forward to seeing you soon!