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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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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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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Bought my friend a day with the penguins and it was fab she got to go in and feed them. Was a great day

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On our way home to Newcastle after a lovely day out at the zoo (two adults and a three-year-old). Really enjoyed seeing the pandas, the penguins and the monkeys. Had a brilliant day. A couple of minor niggles- it is a VERY hilly zoo; we’re...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the Zoo for my grandsons 4th birthday and in general we had a good time. I did feel that at the furthest away places which are all up hill could have benefited from a refreshment area, selling juice and ice cream etc. Overall...More

Thank Bruce1964
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just returned from a great day out with my 3 year old grandson.He had an absolute blast.We spent 5 hours here and left exhausted.Lots to see and do and the pandas and penguins were our favourites.As we went on a last minute decision i didnt...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago 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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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 2 days ago

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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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 2 days ago

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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MissEvertonian
April 5, 2018|
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Response from eem65 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there the holiday Inn at the zoo would be ideal and easy transport links to the city
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Litsaki K
April 3, 2018|
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Response from Haitham79 | Reviewed this property |
Usually it does not get snowy/ icy in Edinburgh before December.
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March 9, 2018|
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Response from eem65 | Reviewed this property |
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