Things to do in Edinburgh Scottish Borders
Visitor-Attractions in Scotland
Description: Now in its 9th decade, Edinburgh Zoo is one of Europe's leading zoos in conservation and education.
Royal Zoological Society of Scotland
Situation – OS ref: NT 205735
How to get there:
By car: 3 miles from City centre along the A8, west, out of the city towards Glasgow. Next to Holiday Inn
By public transport: Public transport buses Nos. 12, 26 and 31 and Airport Express.
Seasonal opening details (2017):
Open EVERY day of the year.
April – September: 9am to 6pm
October and March: 9am to 5pm
November – February: 9am to 4.30pm
Cafeterias and Restaurant
Wheelchairs available, electric scooters for hire.
Pushchair hiring, baby changing facilities.
(Including voluntary donation to Budongo Chimpanzee Project)
Child 3 - 15 years £14.55
Child (under 3) FREE
Concession (ID Required) £16.50
2 Adults & 2 Children £58.50
2 Adults & 3 Children £70.00
1 Adult & 2 Children £42.00
1 Adult & 3 Children £55.00
Tel: 0131 334 9171
Birds of Prey – Displays of Falconry daily at 12.30pm
Penguin Parade – 2.25pm in summer and 12.40pm in winter
Sealion Feeding daily at 11.15am and 4.30pm.
VisitScotland 4 star Visitor Attraction
Sorry, but The Edinburgh Zoo no longer accepts cheques as payment for admission.
Car Park £4.00
Coaches (or free by arrangement) £20.00
* For Health and Safety reasons children aged 15 or under must be accompanied by a responsible person aged 16 or over at all times.
* Edinburgh Zoo is located on a hillside so we recommend that visitors wear comfortable footwear.
* Some of our indoor enclosures / attractions may open later than the stated opening time and may close 30 minutes prior to the Zoo's stated closing time.
* Dogs are not permitted into Edinburgh Zoo as they can cause stress to some of our animals. We only permit guide-dogs for the visually impaired.
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