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Edinburgh Zoo

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134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6TS, Scotland
+44 131 334 9171
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Edinburgh Zoo is set in 82 acres of sloping parkland and is situated three miles to the west of Edinburgh city centre. It is home to over 1,000 rare and endangered animals, including chimpanzees, sun bears, Indian Rhinos, the UK's only koalas and the first Giant Pandas in the UK for 17 years. You can experience a busy programme of educational events and activities from keeper talks to hands-on animal encounters. There is also a wide-range of eating experiences, several play areas and a fantastic gift shop.Viewing for the Giant Pandas is currently free flow and booking is not required. Please check our website for any daily updates or closures.
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“penguin parade” (772 reviews)
“big cats” (405 reviews)
“giant pandas” (298 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6TS, Scotland
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+44 131 334 9171
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I just love the zoo. It has been a while since my last visit, but I was very impressed with how things have improved. Some lovely areas such as the psychic garden and it's obvious how much work the staff have put in to ensure...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The zoo is now a shadow of its former self . Too many empty enclosures and less and less animals . For what the zoo has become it is far to expensive. It has made great improvements but it’s bad points totally outweigh its good...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came the day after a storm and all of the animals were tired. Our favourite animals are the pandas and the lions. This is our second visit of this zoo and we get in for free as we're annual members of Bristol zoo. Well...More

Thank Kevin S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited the zoo again after a previous visit several years ago. The zoo now has only a few animals spread out over a wide area. The pandas were the highlight for me and also the penguin parade and feeding . The staff are very helpful...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely day at the Edinburgh zoo well worth the visit saw the penguins saw the panda but was asleep great day out for families and adults great day

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Expensive entry tickets - all walks are a steep climb, suggest a local steam train that goes around the periphery of the zoo where visitors can disembark at venues that interest them rather than walk the walk. Highlight was the penguins which were in good...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great day out for all the family, thoroughly enjoyed every minute and the pandas were awake when we saw them!!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The pandas were the reason we came to visit Edinburgh and they were wonderful. The rest of the zoo is great too. It is very very hilly and although it is step free I wouldn’t want to push an adult in a wheelchair up some...More

Thank Jinkies2013
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Edin_Zoo, Admissions and Retail Team Leader at Edinburgh Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

It's great to hear you enjoyed visiting Tian Tian and Yang Guang! We're very proud to house the only pandas in the UK. We are on a hilly site but we do our best to provide regular stopping points and lots to see along the...More

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MissEvertonian
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Hi there the holiday Inn at the zoo would be ideal and easy transport links to the city
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Litsaki K
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Usually it does not get snowy/ icy in Edinburgh before December.
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