Plan Your Visit

Latest visitor information

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

Your visit will be different to normal as we take measures to ensure the safety of our visitors, staff and animals. 

For the latest visitor information, please visit our FAQ page.

Download and print our park map (5Mb pdf)

Audio Guide - Find out more about the animals in the main drive through reserve with our audio guide. Download or listen to our park audio guide.

Visitors with disabilities

The majority of the Park is accessible to visitors with mobility issues however there are places where the terrain will not allow easy access for wheelchairs or may be challenging to those visitors with restricted mobility. Please download our Mobility Leaflet (102kb pdf) for further information. We are constantly looking at upgrading visitor access and will update this section with any new developments. If you have any questions please contact us on

Free admission for carers

Disabled visitors are offered free admission for one accompanying carer when they pay the disabled ticket price. Documentary proof of disability includes:

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    Disability Benefit Award Letter /Personal Independence Payment (PIP)/disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Attendance Allowance (AA)

Documentary proof that you require the assistance of a carer should be shown at the Entrance Kiosk when you purchase your tickets. Documentary proof includes the following: 

  • Disability Benefit Award Letter /Personal Independence Payment (PIP)/disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Attendance Allowance (AA)
  • National Entitlement Card (displaying C+ symbol)
  • Plus One card (Highland Council)
  • Access Card (+1 symbol)
  • Carer’s ID card

Please note

It is approx. 1/4 mile from the Visitor Centre to the female polar bear viewing area. The path to the view point is partially via a boardwalk which has an incline of 10%.  Other paths leading to the boardwalk are loose gravel and vary in degrees of incline.

Wheel chairs (not electric) can be borrowed, from the Visitor Centre for customers use around the park. Please enquire at the shop. A small, refundable deposit is taken at the time of hire.

We ask all visitors to consider the following during their visit...

  • Please do not feed the animals, climb on walls or cross barriers
  • Please do not bang on windows at exhibits
  • Please note that the Main Reserve will close 30 minutes before the Park closes
  • Please note that the Wolf Wood will close 15 minutes before the Park closes
  • Please note that the management cannot accept responsibility for any damage to vehicles arising whilst in the Main Reserve or the car park.
  • Review our full terms and conditions of entry

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