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About Fota Wildlife Park, Cork

The Fota Wildlife is a bucket-list topper in every animal and plant lover’s book! If you are travelling with family, then the place is sure to keep you busy for at least 3 hours.

Highlights Include:

  • Animals like Bison, Spider Monkey, Oryx, Giraffe, Kangaroo, Lemurs, Red Panda, Macaque, Zebra, Cheetah, Tapir, Wallaby to name a few.
  • Trees of Lemon, Alder, Chestnut, Ash, Beech among many others which provide the park with its much needed greenery.
  • Guided Tours

After a long day interacting with animals, tourists and locals like to relax and unwind along with some good food at the Savannah Restaurant or the Oasis Cafe.

Fota Wildlife Park Information

  • A tour is recommended to best explore the park.
  • Do try to rent a car or take a taxi to reach the park as there are no nearby bus stops in walking distance.
  • Try to book the tickets online on their official website.

Fota Wildlife Park Tickets Prices

  • Adults: €15, Children (Under 16) €9.50
  • Students (with valid student card), Seniors and Disabled: €10
  • Toddlers (Under 3): FREE
  • 2 adults + 2 children: €45.50
  • 2 adults + 3 children: €52.00
  • 2 adults + 4 children: €58.00
  • Group Prices (20 people or more): Adults: €11.50
  • Children, Students (with valid student card): €7.50

Restaurants Near Fota Wildlife Park

  • Savannah Cafe which is located in the park.
  • Oasis Cafe located at the opposite end of the park.

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Address: Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork, Ireland

Phone: +353-214812678

Ticket Price: 15 EUR

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Time Required: 02:30 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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  • Whether you're in family, group of friends, tourists, or couple visiting Fota, you are sure to have a genuinely fantastic and enjoyable visit. Fota Wildlife Park offers visitors an up close place to come in contact with a diverse range of different animals. Very enjoyable walk around the park for all. Animals appear to be kept in good condition and are safe. There is a shop and small restaurant here, but prices can be high. Bringing some sort of packed lunch with you is recommended. Fota is easily accessible via car or via train from Cork City train station with a train stop on the route right outside an entrance to Fota.

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  • Fota is such a great place to spend a day, especially when it's sunny. We go here every couple of years and always great to see how it's expanding every time we visit. The park is quite big, there's plenty of different animals to see and the food isn't to bad either. It's cool to be able to feed the ducks and pheasants by having them eat the food from your hand. While it doesn't have the variety of animals as other zoo's, it certainly makes up for it with the amount of space the animals have to roam, rather than being kept in a confined space. Well worth the visit if in cork!

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  • Like a mini zoo. Children & Adults of all ages would love it here. I recently took my 2 nieces - 5 & 2 years old. Both loved it. There is a diner in the centre of the park that serves chips and sausages etc plus sandwiches, tea & coffee. There is also a cafe at the entrance near the toilets. Plenty to do and see. Easily found not far off the main motorway into Cork City. I try visit at least once a year.

  • A wonderful place in Cork. A lovely way to experience a variety of animal species. This is a conservation zoo primarily which means all of the animals are there to protect the species. Multiple programs reintroduce these animals back to their natural habitats. Couple with this amazing work is a fabulous day out. It is an amazing adventure with kids but even as an adult you will find something to enjoy here. I would highly recommend the behind the scenes tours. They are guided and the wardens are so kowledgeable about the various animals and their stories. Great day out!

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  • Kids had a great time. Big ones and small ones alike. We all got to see the new tiger cub, the lion cubs and a recent addition to the giraffe family. Zookeepers gave talks on animals at different times of the day. Gibbons stole the show though. Had a great day out here.

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