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RZSS member benefits

Membership benefits

RZSS Membership provides much more than just free entry to Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park. For even better value for money, take advantage of all your member benefits.


Unlimited free admission

to Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park for the duration of your membership.


Discounted admission for family and friends

25% discount on tickets for up to 6 guests per member, per visit.*
*Guest tickets can be purchased online or in person on the day of your visit.
* Members guests must be accompanied by a member.


Discounts in our gift shops and eateries

at both Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park.


Membership price discounts

for members who pay by Direct Debit.


Free subscription to our LifeLinks magazine

issued three times a year in paper or in digital format.


Free or discounted admission to RZSS events

Including exclusive member and adopter only events where you can get a sneak peek behind the scenes at RZSS.


Free entry to our reciprocal zoos throughout the UK and Europe

so that's Belfast, Bristol, Chester*, Colchester, Curragh's Wildlife Park, Dublin, Fota Wildlife Park, Marwell*, Newquay*, Paignton*, Rotterdam and Twycross

*One visit per year. Subject to terms and conditions of the respective sites. Please note that due to current restrictions some of our zoo partners are not accepting reciprocal member visits – please phone or email the zoo you plan to visit before you travel to avoid disappointment


Exclusive entry via our Members' Gate

at Edinburgh Zoo. Open from 10am between 1 April - 30 September, local school holidays, and weekends (excluding Christmas Day). Please note that the gate closes 1 hour before the zoo closing time.


Unlimited access to the Members' Portal

where you view past editions of LifeLinks, view our panda cam and enjoy access to exclusive content.


Members' Loyalty Catering Scheme

Build points to receive hot drinks


Discounted car parking

at Edinburgh Zoo*. A pre-paid pass is available for members to purchase.

*Parking is free at Highland Wildlife Park. 


Email newsletters throughout the year

Receive news about Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park, animal news (including births), updates on our conservation projects and information on any upcoming special events.

Click here to sign up for member emails!

Join online today...

Joining is quick and easy – why not become a member today!

If you are interested in setting up a membership via Direct Debit please email the team with your name and address. We will post out a membership form to you and you'll be a member in no time!

If you have visited either of our parks and would like to use the value of your admissions tickets towards your membership, please contact the Membership team using the details below. Please don't order the membership online as we will be unable to discount the cost of your admissions tickets this way.

RZSS membership join online


Membership helpline

RZSS membership helpline

Have a question about membership? Looking to update an existing membership? Our membership services team are happy to help. Please email or alternatively call 0131 314 0374.

*Opening hours 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday.


Thank you for supporting our work through your membership! 


Terms and conditions

Please click here to view our membership terms and conditions.