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Fota Wildlife Park

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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“animals seem”(35 reviews)
“great family day”(120 reviews)
Ireland's Wildest Attraction. Fota Wildlife Park is set on 100 acres on the scenic Fota Island in the heart of Cork Harbour. It is a unique place where you can come face to face with free roaming animals and birds from all parts of the world. So if...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Fota Wildlife Park, Carrigtwohill T45 CD93, Ireland
+353 21 481 2678
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All reviews dublin zoo animals seem great family day fast food all ages train ride well worth a visit few hours walk around per adult cheetah run great place to visit lovely walk sunny day tropical house giraffes tiger
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spend 3 hrs here, was a lovely day weather wise so that made it but i wouldn’t be overly enthusiastic about going back , we found there was a lot of big areas that had no animals in them and noticed some work goin...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 421karinag
Reviewed 4 days ago

Brought a group of leaving very students to Fota for their ecology field trip. The field trip Was excellent and I would recommend this at all times but the restaurant on site, the oasis cafe is nothing but ridiculous! Terrible customer service, the ‘manager’ is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank taramoloney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had booked a "Behind The Scenes Experience" for my sister and I as a birthday treat last weekend. Had never been to the park before but it is really worth a visit. I was expecting the tour to be good and was looking forward to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Olive S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to fota 4 year's ago and it was great, went again 2 weeks ago, could not believe how much more was added. Great day out😆

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kroworx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being from Cork I've grown up with this amazing park on my doorstep. Very different feel to a zoo set up. With the new sections opened up now there is evem more to see and do. I'm sure I'll be here with my grandkids in...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank GuestRelationsCHSS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really lovely wildlife park. Well spread out and easy to walk around, although there is a small road train that goes from one side of the park to the other. Nice lake also. Some of the animals are free to roam around, such as the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sky0707
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It has been approx 10/15 years since I last had the opportunity to visit Fota and was so excited to bring our son who is 5. I had seen a lot of comments about being expensive however I found it to the contrary. It was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hugely impressive day out at Fota. From first moment I was impressed as our 3 year old got free entry. Immediately it showed how they are not going to rip you off. As zoos go this is a great place to visit, huge amount of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bd100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent our morning in fota today. It was cloudy but nice and warm so was perfect for this out door activity. There are plenty of shelters encase of passing showers. Bring buggy’s for small kids and it’s lot of walking for them. Cafe and shop...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank anitapee27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seven children and 8 adults spent a most wonderful day at Fota Wildlife Park. The weather was a bit rainy - on an off - but it didn't affect our activities at all. We started off with the tram ride half-way around the park which...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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March 2, 2019|
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Response from Lonny101 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The warden experience is AMAZING!!! I cannot recommend it enough. It’s genuinely a once in a lifetime experience. (That I definitely wish to repeat lol) you will not regret it
August 20, 2018|
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Response from Louise K | Reviewed this property |
Not that I seen
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Response from BRUNOTRAVELS101 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is the same price but I’m not sure.