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Latest visitor information

Edinburgh Zoo is open seven days a week to visitors from across the UK in line with current Scottish Government guidance. 

With more of you planning to see our incredible animals and enjoy our outdoor spaces, it is really important to be aware of what to expect on the day, including our limited car parking spaces, the queues for entry and popular viewing areas, and more. For the latest visitor information, please visit our FAQ page.

Welcome to Edinburgh Zoo

Set in over 82 acres of wooded hillside, Edinburgh Zoo is home to over 2,500 amazing and endangered animals. We want our visitors to have an unforgettable day out, so please browse the pages below in order to make the most of your visit.   

General information

Please be aware indoor and outdoor viewing for any of our animals may be closed at short notice for health checks and welfare reasons.

On dates that we have our After Hours event on the zoo will close slightly earlier at 5:30.

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We are currently experiencing a high volume of calls and emails. We will do our very best to respond to you as soon as possible. Before contacting us please check out our FAQ page, as these may help answer your query.

Terms and conditions:

Please click here to view the terms and conditions of entry to Edinburgh Zoo

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