Entry ticket

Edinburgh Zoo Entrance Ticket

Entry ticket

Edinburgh Zoo Entrance Ticket

From US$ 24.29 per person

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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  • Comfortable shoes are recommended for guests. There will be walking on some sloping surfaces
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based on 640 reviews

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This place is huge. Parking is right out the front of the building, pay at the exit. 2 queues when you go through the gates, current start time and the next time slot, it goes very quick. Palace is amazing and grounds are huge, but can be a long trek you youngsters

February 25, 2023

excellent day at Edinburgh zoo. spent 3 hours seeing everything there is to see there. we went on a Sunday and many of the refreshment stand were shut. luckily the picnic area at the top of the zoo near Lions/Giraffes, had options for sandwiches, pizza and ice cream. toilets not always open but they are plentiful. can hire strollers, scooters and mobility scooters

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October 3, 2022

a general good physical health would be an advantage as you have to climb quite high, the hills can be really steep in places, but all round a brilliant day out, plenty of picnic spots and refreshments along the way, lovely restaurant and cafe too, park for the little ones, parking is reasonably priced and easy to get too

September 15, 2022

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