Keep the kids entertained for less this Summer by visiting Colchester Zoo throughout the school holidays. This Season is set to be their BIGGEST yet with parties taking place every day with Wild Vibe Wonderland in celebration of their 60th anniversary! You will also have the chance to meet your favourite Zoo Crew characters, baby dinos and take part in fun activities at the Exploratorium!

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Competition closing date is Tuesday 1st August 2023

Receive even more value for your money on the 22nd July, 5th and 19th August, 2nd September 2023 as the Zoo closes at the later time of 8:30pm! That’s an extra 2.5hrs to explore the Zoo including the chance to enjoy LIVE music from 5:00pm to 8:00pm – all included in your standard admission or with a valid Zoo Pass.

There are also many more special events happening throughout the rest of the year so why not upgrade your ticket to a Zoo Pass and enjoy unlimited visits, including entry into many seasonal events taking place. Find out more and SAVE on tickets at

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The prize is for one family ticket per 3 winners it is valid for 2 adults and 2 children ONLY. Tickets are for standard admission entry only and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, discount, or promotion. Tickets cannot be used for entry into Colchester Zoo special evening events, including but not limited to, Trail of Terror, Christmas Light Trail or Santa Experience. Valid for 3 months from issue date. Tickets will be sent via email. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. The ticket prize has no monetary value and will be invalidated if found to be resold. Tickets cannot be extended under any circumstances and will not be reissued if deleted, lost or stolen. Your data will not be shared with any third parties. Your details will be added to our mailing list, but you will be required to verify your permission.  For more information about how we use and store your data please read our privacy policy at For full terms and conditions visit the Colchester Zoo website. We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions or to cancel, alter or amend the draw or the prize due to any circumstances that arise beyond our control.