Events & Experiences

Looking for a virtual way to celebrate a birthday together with friends and family?  

You can't gather at the zoo but the zoo can come to your gathering! Join our friendly Zoo Party Rangers as they take your group on a customised tour of Edinburgh Zoo via Zoom. We have various experiences for you to choose from for a truly unique celebration.

There are three packages available but if you have a specific request please let a member of team know and we will do our best to accommodate:

Party Times

  • Friday at 2pm
  • Saturdays and Sundays at 11.30am and 2pm

Gold Package

  • 45 minutes long
  • Led by one of our friendly Party Rangers
  • Your choice of a range of fun party games, craft activities and quizzes
  • Edinburgh Zoo Gift Box for the birthday child
  • £6 per child (minimum group of 10)

Platinum Package

  • 60 minutes long
  • Led by one of our friendly Party Rangers
  • Everything included in the Gold Package
  • Additional virtual Magic Moment led by our expert Keepers
    • Choose from Penguins or Rhinos
    • Watch as the Keepers introduce you to our animals and feed them
    • Opportunity to ask the Keeper questions
  • Edinburgh Zoo Gift Box for the birthday child
  • £12 per child (minimum group of 10)

Diamond Package

  • 60 minutes long
  • Led by one of our friendly Party Rangers
  • Everything included in the Platinum Package
  • Additional Teddy Mountain soft toy virtual experience
    • Our Party Ranger will lead the children in creating their own Zoo Hero
    • Choose from Penguins, Pandas, Tigers or Lions
    • Learn about the animal as they create
  • Edinburgh Zoo Gift Box for the birthday child
  • £26 per child (minimum group of 10) – includes a Teddy Mountain per child

Added Extras

  • Edinburgh Zoo Animal Party box – £10 per box incl. shipping to each recipient. The box includes:
    • A zoo pencil
    • A zoo fridge magnet
    • A soft toy animal (choose from Rhino, Penguin or Meerkat)
    • The soft toy can be switched for a reusable cup
    • All in a branded box

Keeper Experience Gifts

If you choose to add a Keeper Experience voucher as a gift for the birthday child for future use, we will discount the normal cost by 15% when purchased with a Virtual Birthday Party booking.

For more information or to book email events@edinburghzoo.org.uk and a member of the team will get back to you as soon as possible. Members receive a 10% discount on virtual birthday parties by quoting their membership number when booking their experience. 

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