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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I particularly came to Edinburgh to See the Giant Pandas. When we got to the Pandas there was none around to be seen. We walked up to the panda section around four times and on the last time we caught a glimpse of the panda inside the room, laying down, the only downfall is that from this view it is pretty impossible to get a picture or to even see the panda properly as the glass tends to show your own reflection more.

The rest of the zoo was very average. We were told there was no lions at this occasion, there was also no tigers and couldn’t see the giant rhino either.

The penguins are really good, the sun bear and the meerkats also.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank nadiaknows
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo had a really friendly team from the get go, once we bought our tickets we were handed a map and she, wrote down times for when events and feeds were happening for specific animals and birds.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank clintz360
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

thought the entrance fee of £17 50p a bit steep for senior citizens but we had hoped to see the giant panda unhappily all we got was a vague shape through a glass window,after a tiresome climb especial as my wife and i are both in our seventies.We did have some nice views of some animals ie penguins,sun bear, pelicans,meercats etc but missed out on the lions as one was having cubs on the whole it was not worth the money especialyafter visiting the penguins cafe,this place is a total rip off.being in need of some light refreshment this seemed ideal to rest our bones and have a light snack, a pastie & cuppa each was purchased we were astonished to be charged £17 60p when asked how much the cheese pasties were we were told £5 95p each!!! For this price we could buy 8 greggs cheese pasties(tastier) and still have 70p change.At least dick turpin wore a mask,This cafe should be banned from trading they are ,a an absolute disgrace AVOID AT ALL COSTS

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank corburn
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having spent over £150 to visit, Plus having traveled over 2 hours, it was a very poor experience.

Most of the enclosures were closed or had limited view. We were told on arrival that the female panda was only viewable from the outside platform. The tigers were also off view due to the cubs arrival.

There was no earring of animals having been moved from there enclosures so would not be viewable. There was a lot of works going on around the site which meant other enclosures were unable to be viewed.

All Amenities other then the toilets were closed including the baby change area.

Having payed a full price ticket what we got to see was nothing. A reduction in price would be thoughtful. Or warning of all these changes would have meant we would have rearranged our visit for another time.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sashal773
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely day at Edinburgh Zoo. This was our second visit and thankfully we managed to see the pandas this time! They were feeding, so were quite active munching away on their bamboo. Saw lots of animals including lions,lemurs, sun bears, red pandas and penguins.
There's quite a lot to see and do and all the animals are quite spread out, which is nice because they have their own space. It is quite a lot of walking and most of it is uphill or on steep slopes so wear something comfortable!
Took a few hours to walk round, including a rest stop for lunch. A nice day out, easy to access by bus from the city centre.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank WindingRoad333
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