Plan Your Visit

Visitor update

Highland Wildlife Park and Edinburgh Zoo are now closed until further notice. This follows the latest government advice on coronavirus and social distancing. 

We know our fantastic members and visitors have appreciated having outdoor spaces to roam and view our magnificent animals over recent days but this is the right decision at this difficult time. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Find out more


Welcome! We want you to have a fantastic day out when visiting the Park, so please use the links below to help plan your day and make the most of your visit.

Some of our animals are active at different times of the day so it's always worthwhile revisiting an enclosure. Our friendly staff and volunteers are on hand to help answer any questions. If you can't find what you're looking for, please contact us by telephone:  01540 651270 or email:

Pet owners - Please note, with the exception of fully trained guide dogs, no pets of any kind are permitted into Highland Wildlife Park, including the car park. For more information, including a list of nearby kennels please click here.
*Winter opening hours:

November – March: 10 am to 4 pm (last entry 3 pm)

The Park is open every day of the year* apart from the 25th of December.

On days with deep snow and ice, please telephone us before starting out on your journey to avoid disappointment (01540 651270).

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