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Edinburgh Zoo

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134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6TS, Scotland
+44 131 334 9171
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Edinburgh Zoo is set in 82 acres of sloping parkland and is situated three miles to the west of Edinburgh city centre. It is home to over 1,000 rare and endangered animals, including chimpanzees, sun bears, Indian Rhinos, the UK's only koalas and the first Giant Pandas in the UK for 17 years. You can experience a busy programme of educational events and activities from keeper talks to hands-on animal encounters. There is also a wide-range of eating experiences, several play areas and a fantastic gift shop.Viewing for the Giant Pandas is currently free flow and booking is not required. Please check our website for any daily updates or closures.
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“penguin parade” (772 reviews)
“big cats” (405 reviews)
“giant pandas” (298 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6TS, Scotland
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+44 131 334 9171
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Reviewed today via mobile

If your in Edinburgh the zoo is a must !! It’s a lovely zoo and the main attraction been the pandas 🐼 we went back after lunch as it was too busy when they opened and you could not see them . This worked out...More

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Zoo was easy to find we got there for opening no trouble with parking but did have to queue a little. I was so excited to visit Edinburgh zoo mainly for the pandas and the koalas unfortunately I left a little deflated but please u...More

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Edin_Zoo, Admissions and Retail Team Leader at Edinburgh Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for leaving a review of your visit to Edinburgh Zoo. We are on the side of Corstorphine Hill so do have a few steep inclines, particularly at the top of the park but we offer a mobility vehicle free of charge that can...More

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Always have a great day out at Edinburgh Zoo. Lots of different animals and things to see and a really great standard of care given. Great for couples and familiesMore

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Edin_Zoo, Admissions and Retail Team Leader at Edinburgh Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your feedback about your recent visit to Edinburgh Zoo. I am pleased to hear that you had a great day exploring our site with your family. We have over 160 different species and its great to hear that you managed to see...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the zoo with partner, and 3 kids aged 3, 9 & 11. Cost almost £70. Was really excited, had read some reviews, some good and some not so good so thought we would give it a go. We left feeling really disappointed. The kids...More

Thank kerrylou84
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Edin_Zoo, Admissions and Retail Team Leader at Edinburgh Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your comments about your recent visit to Edinburgh Zoo. All feedback is important to us. I am sorry to hear you were disappointed by the pricing of Admissions and Parking during your visit. We benchmark our prices carefully against other attractions in...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a lovely day. Beautiful setting with space and views. Animals were very active. Pandas and Koalas gorgeous and a group of baby gibbons played a game of jumping off the fence into a muddy puddle.More

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Edin_Zoo, Admissions and Retail Team Leader at Edinburgh Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your feedback about your recent visit to Edinburgh Zoo. I am pleased to hear that you had a great day exploring our site with your family and meeting our famous residents, Tian Tian and Yang Guang. We feel very lucky to host...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a gorgeous sunny day for our first visit to Edinburgh Zoo. We stayed in the Days Inn hotel right next door so we were ideally located and had just a short walk across the car park that morning. The waiting time in the...More

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Edin_Zoo, Admissions and Retail Team Leader at Edinburgh Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your feedback about your recent visit to Edinburgh Zoo. I am pleased to hear that you had a great day exploring our site with your family. I'm sorry there were a few animals you didn't see. The only off-show enclosures are currently...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not a fan of zoos but we had a great day out and got to see the penguin parade only 6 came out but I’m glad the staff didn’t force ones that didn’t want to.More

Thank Tiffany M
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Edin_Zoo, Admissions and Retail Team Leader at Edinburgh Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for sharing your experience at Edinburgh Zoo. I am very glad you and your family had a lovely day. We are particularly proud of our penguins. Our Penguins Rock enclosure boasts the largest Penguin pool in Europe! The penguin parade is completely voluntary...More

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Reviewed yesterday

It really disappoints me that I feel I can't give Edinburgh Zoo more than 3 stars. I absolutely adore Edinburgh, in fact it is literally my favourite city in the world and I visit quite often. It was mine and my partner's 2 year Anniversary...More

Thank Mike C
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Edin_Zoo, Admissions and Retail Team Leader at Edinburgh Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for leaving such detailed feedback of your visit to Edinburgh Zoo. I'm so glad to hear that there were so many aspects of your day that you did enjoy and I'm sorry for the few that didn't meet your requirements. We have several...More

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MissEvertonian
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Hi there the holiday Inn at the zoo would be ideal and easy transport links to the city
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Usually it does not get snowy/ icy in Edinburgh before December.
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