Special Events

Apr - Sep
1st

Daily Feeding Times 2017

Feeding Times – Daily April - October

10.45 Penguins

12.45 Cheetahs

2.15 Siamang Gibbons

4.00 Cheetahs

4.30 Penguins

5.00 Seal

April
15th - 17th

Easter Weekend 2017

Easter Weekend 2017This Easter Fota Wildlife Park is offering a range of activities from magic shows to wildlife talks, feeding times to face painting to a poetry trail, to satisfy everyone from the ardent wildlife enthusiast to having a great family day out.

 

Easter Weekend - Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th, Monday 17th April

Magic Show - every half hour in the Education Department - 12 noon to 3.30 pm (15 minutes in duration, suitable for children aged 4 to 12 years). Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th, Monday 17th April only.


Giant Games -  come and try your hand at Giant Jenga, Connect Four or the Buzzer Game in the Education Department - 12 noon to 4.00 pm (suitable for children aged 4 to 12 years). Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th, Monday 17th April only.

 

Also on Easter Weekend (& Throughout the Easter Break Saturday 8th April - Sunday 23rd April)*

Activities Marquee 
11am – 2pm Arts and Crafts, & 3pm - 5pm Face Painting

Wildlife Talks 
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


Feeding Times – Daily April - October
10.45 Penguins
12.45 Cheetahs
2.15 Siamang Gibbons
4.00 Cheetahs
4.30 Penguins
5.00 Seal


Wildlife Poetry Trail from 8th – 27th April
From Saturday 8th to Thursday 27th of April visitors can pick up a Poetry Trail Map and enjoy some great family-friendly poems about the animals and trees in the Park. The maps will also include a selection of prize-winning poems from the Poetry Day Ireland and Fota Wildlife Park Children's Competition - Poetry Trail Map is free with entry.


*Activities and Wildlife Talks will run weekends only after Sunday 23rd of April & daily from June to August, see the website for full details.

 

May
18th

2017 Cheetah Run

2017 Cheetah Run2017 Cheetah Run

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