Fota Wildlife Park - Closed Sunday February 16th 2020

Fota Wildlife Park - Closed Sunday February 16th 2020 Fota Wildlife Park has announced that the park will be closed to the public on Sunday 16th February due to the expected strong winds from the effects of Storm Dennis. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and the decision has been made in the interests of safety of our visitors and animals. ... Disappointed to not be visiting the wildlife park today? Catch up on some of Fota Wildlife Park's behind the scenes work on Virgin Media…

New Female Indian Rhino Maya Arrives at Fota

New Female Indian Rhino Maya Arrives at Fota Fota Wildlife Park announces plans to breed Indian Rhino in the near future at the County Cork visitor attraction as part of the European Endangered Species Breeding Programme (EEP) Fota Wildlife Park today announced the arrival of a new seven-year-old female Indian Rhino, Maya, who arrived at the Park on the 23rd January from the French Zoo, Botanical Garden Branféré near Nantes. Maya was originally born in Rotterdam Zoo; she weighs almost…

Valentine’s Day 2020 2 for 1 Adults Offer

Valentine’s Day 2020 2 for 1 Adults Offer On Valentine’s Day February 14th Fota Wildlife Park is running a special offer for couples - with a 2 for 1 offer on full-price adult tickets into the park, (terms and conditions apply as below*). *2 for 1  - Terms and Conditions- you must be over 18 to avail of the offer. The offer is valid on Friday, 14th of February 2020 during entry hours 10 am – 3 pm only. The offer is not valid on any discounted tickets or group discounts. This…

Fota Into The Wild - Returns to Virgin One Television Sunday 16th February at 8pm

Fota Into The Wild - Returns to Virgin One Television Sunday 16th February at 8pm The four-part television programme is called - Fota: Into the Wild and was filmed by Red Pepper Productions over a period of nearly two years. Last week saw presenter Andrea Hayes follow Fota Wildlife Park's rangers and featured the Asiatic lion cubs, the first to be born in Fota; and a journey to Madagascar to observe some of the world’s most endangered lemurs in the wild.     Next week's second episode discusses Fota…

Fota Wildlife Park - Closed February 9th 2020

Fota Wildlife Park - Closed February 9th 2020 Fota Wildlife Park has announced that the Park will be closed to the public on Sunday 9th February due to the expected strong winds from the effects of Storm Ciara. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and the decision has been made in the interests of safety of our  visitors and animals.  

Two Baby Columbian Black Spider Monkeys & Fota: Into the Wild starts Sunday on Virgin Media

Two Baby Columbian Black Spider Monkeys & Fota: Into the Wild starts Sunday on Virgin Media Two Baby Columbian Black Spider Monkeys born at Fota Wildlife Park New four-part series called Fota: Into the Wild starts on Virgin Media One Television this Sunday 2nd February at 8pm Today Fota Wildlife Park announced the recent births of two baby Columbian black spider monkeys (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris) to mothers Batty and Norma. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has classified the Columbian black spider…

Fota Wildlife Parks two Lion-tailed macaque babies have been named!

Fota Wildlife Parks two Lion-tailed macaque babies have been named! The two Lion-tailed macaque babies have been named after asking the public to suggest names for the two new arrivals after Christmas. Say hello to Ajay and Yoda! The babies were born to mothers Kelly and Lizzy and to father Mauzer. Nine-year-old Kelly gave birth on the 26th September and seventeen-year-old Lizzy gave birth on the 13th October after a gestation period of approximately six months - both babies are male and both mothers were…

Oasis Cafe Undergoing Essential Maintenence from Monday 20th January 2020

Oasis Cafe Undergoing Essential Maintenence from Monday 20th January 2020 January /February 2020 Please note there is a limited menu being served due to essential maintenance being carried out at the Oasis Cafe from Monday 20th January. This essential maintenance will result in the main Oasis cafe floor /dining area being closed with service taking place via the adjacent retail unit. Monday to Sunday Teas/coffees/soup/sandwiches/snack options and cold beverages will be served from the retail unit (at the left…

Fota Wildlife Park - Closed January 13th 2020

Fota Wildlife Park Closed Monday 13th January 2020 Due to Severe Weather. Fota Wildlife Park has announced the wildlife park will remain closed on Monday due to the expected bad weather. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and the decision is in the interest of safety to our animals and visitors. 

Two baby Lion-tailed macaques are unveiled to the public at Fota

Two baby Lion-tailed macaques are unveiled to the public at Fota Fota announces the last two births of the decade at the Wildlife Park - two baby Lion-tailed macaques are now unveiled to the public Fota is calling on the public to help name the new baby macaques - enter via the form below and be in with a chance to win a yearlong Conservation Pass Today Fota Wildlife Park announced the birth of two Lion-tailed macaque babies born to mothers Kelly and Lizzy and to father Mauzer. Nine-year-old Kelly…