Upcoming & Daily Events at Fota Wildlife Park
Apr - Oct

Daily Feeding Times 2017

Feeding Times – Daily April - October

10.45 Penguins

12.45 Cheetah Run

2.15 Siamang Gibbons

4.00 Cheetah Run

4.30 Penguins

5.00 Seal

(Please note the cheetah run is weather dependant)


2017 Cheetah Run

2017 Cheetah Run2017 Cheetah Run

*** The race is now sold out ***


HB Family Fun Day

 To get the summer started HB is sponsoring a family day this Saturday 3rd June 11am-4pm, which is free with your admission, and will include:

• Giant Games – snakes and ladders, giant Lego or hopscotch
• Face Painter
• Activity sheets and colouring pencils

Jun 3 - Aug 28

Entertainment Marquee

Arts and Crafts and Face Painting free with admission

11 am – 2 pm – Arts and Crafts
3 pm – 5 pm – Face Painting

1st - 2nd
1st - 2nd
  • Time: 12 - 4pm each day
  • Location: Marquee outside Oasis Cafe

Mad Scientist Weekend 2017

Mad Scientist Weekend 2017This weekend we have mad scientist weekend, with science based fun 12-4 each day including experiments, arts & craft, an oculus rift and a giant digestive system you can walk through.

Join us this weekend for Mad Scientist Weekend this Saturday and Sunday in the park!

With, Old Cork Waterworks Experience,

Tyndall Institute,

Learn it - Inspiring the Creators of Tomorrow,

Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences,UCC,

& APC Microbiome Institute,

whowill be joining our own 'mad scientists' for a fun weekend of science including an Oculus Rift and a giant digestive system!

15th - 16th



Free with entry!

All levels and abilities. Suitable for 12+

Mats provided. Wear suitable clothing.

Sat 15th & Sun 16th July

11.00, 13.00 & 15.00



22nd - 23rd
5th - 6th
  • Time: 12-4pm daily
  • Location: Marquee outside Oasis Cafe

Native Species Weekend 2017

Native Species Weekend 2017

Meet a selection of Ireland’s terrestrial and aquatic inhabitants at Fota Wildlife Park this coming August Bank Holiday.

More info:

Click here for full details on the days events


  • Time: 12-4pm
  • Location: Marquee outside Oasis Cafe
Sep 30 - Oct 28

Wildlife Talks - weekends

11.00                    Oryx & Bison
11.30                    Indian Rhino
12.00                    Siamang Gibbon
12.30                    Asiatic Lion
12.45                    Cheetah Run
2.30                       Tapir
3.00                       Sumatran Tiger
3.30                       Eagle & Seal
4.00                       Cheetah Run
4.30                       Penguin
5.15                       Giraffe Crossing

Sep 30 - Oct 29

Entertainment Marquee - weekends

11am-2pm Arts and Crafts

3pm-5pm Facepainting