Colchester Zoo

Find out about Colchester Zoo in Colchester including a brief overview, social media and website links as well as address and location information.

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Colchester Zoo is one of the finest Zoos in Europe due to a constant programme of development and has won many awards including the coveted Large Visitor Attraction of the Year" Award and the "Sustainable Tourism Award". Colchester Zoo is well worth a visit with over 270 species, set in 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes, over 50 daily displays, an undercover soft play area, 4 adventure play areas, The Lost Madagascar Express road train and so much more! Visitors can interactively learn about the many species and about the conservation work, which is carried out in projects worldwide.

Colchester Zoo host a year full of great events for all to enjoy and offer a number of unique experiences and packages, including animal experiences, annual passes and animal adoptions. As Colchester Zoo receives no external funding every visit which is made helps Colchester Zoo to constantly evolve and helps with their continuous plans to expand and develop to ensure that every visit is different!

Address & Map
Colchester Zoo
Maldon Road Stanway
CO30SL Colchester , Essex
United Kingdom
Phone: 01206331292
51° 51' 54.8964" N, 0° 50' 37.4532" E
Essex GB

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Species Highlights
Disclaimer: this list is not exhaustive. Please check the zoo's or Aquarium's website for up-to-date species information.
  • Aardvark, Leopard, Reticulated Giraffe, Southern White Rhinoceros, Pygmy Hippopotamus, Patas Monkey, Spotted Hyena, Mandrill, Red River Hog, Warthog, Cheetah, African Elephant, Horses, Goat, Llama, Alpaca, Kune Kune Pig, Wallaby, Grey Wolf, Humboldt Penguin, Koi Carp, Australian Rainbows, Amur Tiger, King Vulture, Great Grey Owl, Andean Condor, Orang-Utan, Bennett's Wallaby, Visayan Warty Pig, Philippine Spotted Deer, Meerkat, Ring Tailed Lemur, Red Bellied Lemur, Sun Bear, Chimpanzee, African Lion, Red Panda, Pileated Gibbon, Rhinoceros Hornbill, Lion Tailed Macaque, Burmese Python, Smooth Coated Otter, Komodo Dragon, Red Titi Monkey, Linne's Two Toed Sloth, Silvery Marmoset, Golden Lion Tamarin, Southern Tamandua, Goeldi's Monkey, Aldabra Giant Tortoise, Burmese Mountain Tortoise, African Spurred Tortoise, Patagonian Sea Lion


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