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Colchester Zoo

Maldon Road

Stanway

CO3 0SL

United Kingdom

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Colchester Zoo is home to over 260 species set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes!

As you navigate your way around Colchester Zoo you’ll visit many different habitats; from the humid home of our Komodo Dragons to the zoo’s very own Africa plain, Kingdom of the Wild, home to white rhino, giraffes, zebras and more. There’s so much to see and do including the chance to hand feed the elephants and giraffes yourself!

Exclusive offer

This summer Greater Anglia has partnered with Colchester Zoo to offer you 2 for 1 entry to the zoo plus great value rail fares brought to you in 1 simple package.

Weekend package prices start from £59.54 and include

  • 2 for 1 Zoo entry

  • Return rail travel from any of the following mainline stations to Colchester station...

    • Bury
    • Ely
    • Harwich
    • Ipswich
    • Norwich
    • Lowestoft
    • Yarmouth


Getting to the zoo from Colchester train station

Colchester Zoo is a full day out, so we advise getting to the zoo as early as possible to make the most of your visit.

A weekend ticket entitles you to make use of a free shuttle service running between Colchester Station and Colchester zoo. For more information see the FAQs below.

Alternatively, you may wish to pre-book a fixed price, return cab ride in advance with our cab partner www.cabandgo.co.uk


If you have any questions about this offer, please contact the organiser through Eventbrite.

For weekday tickets without a shuttle service visit our separate event lisiting



FAQs

How will I receive my tickets?

By ordering on Eventbrite you will automatically receive confirmation by email. Your ticket acts as a valid train ticket and zoo ticket. Please print your ticket before travelling and ensure you have a copy saved to your mobile phone.

What trains can I travel on?

With a weekend ticket you can travel on a Saturday or Sunday, off-peak, on the Greater Anglia network between Bury station or Ely station or Harwich station or Ipswich station or Norwich station or Lowestoft station or Yarmouth station and Colchester station. See the network map for details

How often do weekend shuttle services run?

Weekend shuttle services from Colchester train station to the Zoo depart at 30 minutes past each hour from 09:30 to 17:30 (journey time to the zoo takes circa 30 minutes and the zoo closes at 18:00).
Weekend shuttle services from the Zoo back to Colchester train station depart each hour from 10:00 to 18:00.

The shuttle service will collect you from the same point at the zoo which it dropped you off. Please ensure you arrive at least 5 minutes before your bus is due to depart.

Do I need to specify a particular shuttle service?

No, but please be aware that seats are allocated on a first come first served basis. You may incur a waiting time of up to one hour before the next bus arrives.

If you are experiencing difficulties, please contact the organiser through Eventbrite and they'll to happy to try and help.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact the organiser through Eventbrite if you have any questions about the event and they’ll be happy to help.

What's the refund policy?

No refunds, sorry! Please make sure that you are booking the correct ticket type for the correct day. However, if you have any problems please contact the organiser through Eventbrite and they'll be happy to try and help.

Will I need print any tickets to bring to the event?

We ask that you print your ticket and ensure that it is saved to your mobile phone. Please show your Eventbrite ticket when asked for a ticket on the train or at the station. When you present your Eventbrite ticket at the zoo you will be given valid zoo tickets in exchange.

What happens if my train is delayed or cancelled?

Please check train times and service availability before you travel, and please plan ahead to ensure that you have enough time to get to the zoo, even with a delay. If your train is unexpectedly cancelled, Greater Anglia will aim to provide an alternative service.


For general FAQs relating to your visit please visit https://www.colchester-zoo.com/visit/faqs or email enquiries@colchesterzoo.org


Terms and conditions

  1. This combined rail and zoo entry ticket is available between 9th August - 26th September 2018. Tickets are valid on the date selected by the ticket purchaser, printed on the ticket.
  2. Train tickets are valid anywhere on the Norwich to Colchester route.
  3. Entry to Colchester Zoo will only be permitted with a valid Eventbrite Colchester Zoo Ticket. You must present this at the admissions desk to transfer this into the relevant Zoo day tickets.
  4. There may be rail replacement services in operation on our routes during August and September. It is the responsibility of the customer to check the engineering works schedule. Details can be found at https://www.greateranglia.co.uk/travel-information/service-alterations.
  5. Weekend only tickets will include a first come first served shuttle bus. Greater Anglia and Colchester Zoo will not take responsibility if you miss the last bus from the zoo back to the station at 18:00.
  6. Weekday tickets do not include the shuttle bus.
  7. This is a joint offer in partnership with Abellio East Anglia and Colchester Zoo.
  8. Both Greater Anglia and Colchester Zoo tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  9. Colchester Zoo standard entry conditions apply please check www.colchesterzoo.org for more information.
  10. Refund policy – standard terms and conditions apply. Refunds will only be issued via Greater Anglia should there be an event or circumstance across the Greater Anglia network or at Colchester Zoo which results in either or both elements not being fulfilled.

Location

Colchester Zoo

Maldon Road

Stanway

CO3 0SL

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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