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Fota Wildlife Park

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Ireland’s Wildest Attraction


Fota Wildlife Park is not like an ordinary zoo. Set on 100 acres of land, wherever possible animals are chosen that thrive in a free-range environment, allowing them to roam free, mixing with other species and human visitors! The tropical house is home to butterflies, birds, reptiles, amphibians and tropical fish. Visit the Asian sanctuary which houses Sumatran Tigers, Warty pigs, Visayan Spotted deer, lion-tailed Macaques and Indian rhino. Don’t forget your camera, you won’t be disappointed.

Opening Times

Mid March – October
Mon to Sat: 10am to 6pm
Sun 10.30am to 6pm
(last admission 1 ½ hours before park

November – Mid March
Mon to Sat: 10am to 4.30pm
Sun 10.30am to 4.30pm
(last admission 1 ½ hours before park

Fota Wildlife Park facilities include, two Dining Cafés, Children’s Play Areas, Sheltered Huts, Wheelchair Loan, Irish Rail Train Station, Picnic & Rest Areas, Educational Programmes, Serengeti Gift Shop, First Aid, Toilets, Disabled Toilets & Baby Changing Facilities.

Fota Wildlife Park runs several events and activities during their busy summer season. These include daily Feeding Times & Wildlife Talks, Face Painting and Arts & Crafts, as well as Educational themed weekends such as Green Weekend, Native Species Weekend and Mad Scientist Weekend. Keep an eye on our social media for up to date info.

Fota Wildlife Park cares for several different animal species in danger of extinction. Through long-established Breeding programmes, which are run cooperatively with other institutions around the world, the Park is helping restore populations of some species while protecting the very survival of others.

As a not-profit organisation Fota Wildlife Park also supports a number of worthy projects, initiatives that have made a real difference to both local animal populations and the area’s wider community and these are always carefully chosen by Fota's management team.

Fota Wildlife Park is open 7 days a week, 362 days a year, including Bank Holidays, except for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St. Stephen’s Day.

Fota Wildlife Park

Fota Wildlife Park

Clownfish

Clownfish

Gibbon

Gibbon

Meerkat

Meerkat

Tiger

Tiger

Agile Gibbon with baby

Agile Gibbon with baby

Cheetah

Cheetah

Lions

Lions

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Note: This article may contain or reflect personal opinions and cannot be considered contractual.
Full property details and booking terms and conditions are available on the relevant property page(s).
Entry fees, opening hours and other information is correct as of publishing, February 2018.


   

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