Hop over to Rockhopper Rink for iceless skating this winter! Edinburgh's only environmentally friendly rink is perfect for novice skaters (and experts alike!) and little chicks aged 3+. Children must be supervised and those under eight years old must be accompanied on the rink.

Rockhopper Rink will be open from Friday 1 December to Sunday 7 January. Skating can be purchased on a walk-up basis, but to save disappointment we advise booking this online in advance. 

Skating boots are provided and each skating slot is 30 minutes long. 

Please note, your skating ticket does not include your entry into Edinburgh Zoo. This must be purchased separately or is free if you’re a Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) member. 

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Times and Pricing

  • Skating slots are at 10:30am, 11:15am, 12pm, 12:45pm, 1:30pm, 2:15pm and 3pm
  • Adult/children – £9
  • Patrons/members – £6.50


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