Events & Experiences

Mondays,  9am on 7, 14, 21 and 28 September

The exclusive pre-opening tour begins at 9am, with our tour guide meeting participants at our Members Gate. In small groups to allow for social distancing and family ‘bubbles’, the one-hour tour will explore the zoo, stopping by enclosures such as our giant pandas, lions and penguins. You will learn amazing new facts about the species we care for and find out more about the conservation work the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland does in Scotland and globally.

Following the tour, breakfast will be served at the Mansion House, where you’ll enjoy;

  • A selection of tea and coffee
  • A fresh juice
  • A hot breakfast roll of your choice
  • A sweet Danish pastry

Please note we can cater to specific dietary requirements and will make contact ahead of the experience to confirm breakfast choices.

The remainder of your day can then be spent exploring Edinburgh Zoo at your leisure.

Please note: group sizes for the tour are limited to 15 people per tour to allow for groups within to socially distance. Participants will also be given their own Talktour System earpieces to ensure everybody can hear our guide whilst keeping distance between parties.

£48.50 for Adults

£26.50 for Members

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