Plan your visit

Trying to find a tiger? Lost near the lemurs? With over 80 acres of wooded hillside, we want to make sure you make the most of your day at Edinburgh Zoo! 

Download our maps

Download our map of the zoo (pdf, 5mb) and plan your route before you arrive to make the most of your visit – make sure you don't miss out on seeing your favourite animals.

You can also download our sensory map of the zoo (pdf, 2mb).

Please note – Edinburgh Zoo is located on Corstorphine Hill, and some of the paths around the park involve steep slopes. We would advise visitors to plan their route and bring suitable footwear – the views from the top are worth it!

Wheelchair and mobility access

Many of the paths around the zoo can be accessed by wheelchair. However some routes involve steps or steep slopes which are unsuitable for wheelchairs.

Download our Edinburgh Zoo map showing areas which can be accessed by wheelchairs (pdf). Please note, this document may take several seconds to download. While we do our best to update our maps regularly the animals featured and talk times are subject to change.

We are also pleased to be able to offer a dedicated mobility vehicle to help visitors access areas of the park that may otherwise be difficult to reach. For more information please click here.

Wet weather and indoor activities

Our 11 indoor animal housing areas and six sheltered observation areas ensure that even on a rainy day, a trip to the zoo is an enthralling experience.

* The maps and guides above are provided for general reference only. From time to time the location of certain animals may change before there is an opportunity to update the resources above. If there is a specific animal or exhibit that you are keen to see during your visit, please consult visitor services prior to entering the park.

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