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Coolwood Wildlife Park

Coolcaslagh, Killarney, Ireland
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Ranked #27 of 63 attractions in Killarney
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Parks
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English first
Killarney, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This was my second time (and probably last!) in this little park, which has great potential but so desperately needs some TLC in general, and serious attention to the welfare of its inhabitants! From cramped, far too small and overgrown, unkempt cages for birds such as snow owls to very distressed seeming furry friends (running in a circle on the... More

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Ballinasloe, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This was our second trip to this wildlife park! Its very peaceful and scenic!! The animals are very well treated. Lots of birds and animals to see. My boy aged 6 had freedom to run around. Well worth a visit. Good value and very accessible from killarney

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Killarney, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Day #53 on my #100happydays journey on facebook brought me to Coolwood Wildlife Park after work this afternoon & Just Wow! After your initial walk up the main path you encounter this explosion of sound & vision and your senses will be going 90! It divides into Wetland & Grassland areas & you're invited to visit all aspects and you... More

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Cork, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

.Took a visit to Coolwood yesterday as there was a review on Welfare issues of these animals. Let me tell you i saw nothing wrong there what so ever. I am currently studying animal welfare in college and no what is envolved. The birds of prey were in top condition and well fed and breeding signs of happy healthy birds.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

All I can say is that someone from the ISPCA should pay a visit, we were very concerned by the filth, lack of space in the cages, birds of pray in tiny enclosures with barely any space to move, an iguana who could do with some sunlight and a skunk who looked suicidal from boredom, they had a tiny raccoon... More

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Kilkenny, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

This was our third year running to visit coolwood. The staff were so nice, we sent ages speaking to lady that worked there. It was lovely to be able to see and rub the animals. The animals are so friendly. We loved the male lemur that was out running around. Like I said, this was our third time and it... More

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Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We had a trip here in August. We met Harry the lemur who was friendly to everyone but my daughter, he either cleaned his bottom when she came near or ran away, he liked the rest of us though so that was alright (lol). It's nice to be be able to get up close to the animals. Yes it can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Having relatives visit us recently, from the North of Ireland, we decided to visit Coolwood Wildlife Park. It was a most wonderful experience for all concerned. There were three young children in our group, and we had a job in trying to get them home! They absolutely loved everything about the place, but especially Harry, the black and white ruffed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

Near the end of the school holidays we decided to visit cool wood .It turned out to be the most memorable day of the holidays for the children(10 - 8 - 5 ages)they were fascinated with the interaction with the animals and the range of species.I highly recommend it .

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Tralee, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I recently had a family reunion to cool wood wildlife park and we usually go out for days out around Kerry this been one of the places we visited and all I can say is its a beautiful place to be. We were amazed how big of an area it was it has two areas which are the grasslands and... More

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