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Edinburgh Zoo Entrance Ticket

Edinburgh Zoo Entrance Ticket

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Set in 82 acres of sloping parkland, Edinburgh Zoo is Scotland’s wildest visitor attraction. Just a 10-minute journey out of the city centre by bus or car, it is home to over 1,000 rare and beautiful animals including the UK’s only giant pandas & koalas.

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  • Experience the UK's only giant pandas, Tian Tian and Yang Guang
  • Visit the largest penguin pool in Europe
  • Make the most of your visit by attending our many different daily talks and encounters
  • Enjoy our unique catering opportunities including a Cafe, Restaurant and Food Court
  • See the stunning views from the top of the zoo giving a unique viewpoint of the Pentland Hills and Edinburgh skyline
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Get closer than ever before to Sumatran tigers and the Penguin Parade featuring the knighted penguin, Sir Nils Olav, at Edinburgh Zoo. See exciting reptiles, amphibians, insects, and even prehistoric dinosaurs.


Immerse yourself in the new walk-through exhibition included in your Edinburgh Zoo ticket and see prehistoric beasts come to life around you. Starting in April, meet awe-inspiring dinosaurs against the backdrop of Scotland’s capital. Discover the exhibition moving and roaring animatronic dinosaurs.


Step into the past with a self-led family trail and discover more about what links the animals at the zoo with prehistoric creatures. The trail can be followed all the way to the top of the hill.

Experience a busy program of educational events and activities - learn from keeper talks or enjoy a unique hands-on animal encounter. With plenty of children’s play areas, restaurants, and picnic spots, Edinburgh Zoo is an ideal family day out. 

The Zoo has three cafés and several kiosks offering a wide range of hot and cold food, snacks, and drinks - whatever you fancy, there’s something to suit all tastes, offering excellent value and service as part of a great day out for the family.

  • Zoo entrance fee
  • Family trail
  • Dinosaur exhibition
  • Parking fee
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Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Comfortable shoes are recommended for guests. There will be walking on some sloping surfaces
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 516 reviews

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This zoo is the best one I’ve been too. All4 of us thoroughly enjoyed it. The zoo is really clean and the animals are well cared for. Cannot explain our excitement at seeing how he pandas, sloths and koalas!!! Truly amazing!!! There are plenty of picnic areas and parks about. The toilets are so clean, that’s usual rare. It’s great value for money!!! Parking was free too when we went!!!

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May 30, 2022

it was a very fun day, a lot of walking and rain but the actual zoo was great lots of great animals to see, there was talks and at points throughout teh day about certain animals where you got to learn more about them and even a part where the penguins were allowed out to walk around for people to watch which was amazing, the pandas penguins hippos and lions were my favourite

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March 1, 2020

We loved the zoo! So many different animals and the views from the hilltop were beautiful. We attended a few of the talks and the staff knew so much about the animals, very impressive. Only disappointment which was a biggie for us, all but one of the restaurants/food places were closed.

January 25, 2020

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