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Following the most recent Government announcement Fota Wildlife Park is set to re-open on the 26th April.

On-line booking pages will re-open on the 19th April.

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Guess the Egg - Easter Quiz

Guess the Egg - Easter Quiz Happy Easter Everyone! We have an egg quiz for your Easter activities! Below we have six eggs from animals here in Fota Wildlife Park and we want you to guess the animals.     Get the EGG QUIZ ANSWER SHEET here! 

Fota Workbooks for Home - Gibbons at Fota

Fota Workbooks for Home - Gibbons at Fota Fota Wildlife Park is temporarily closed to the public for now the work still goes on and our dedicated animal care team and essential staff are continuing to provide the care our animals receive throughout the year. Find our COVID-19 FAQ here. While the park is closed we know some of our younger visitors have been missing their favourite animals so our Education Team have put together some workbooks that you can do at home.  You…

Fota Workbooks for Home - Rothschild Giraffe

Fota Workbooks for Home - Rothschild Giraffe While Fota Wildlife Park is temporarily closed to the public for now the work still goes on and our dedicated animal care team and essential staff are continuing to provide the care our animals receive throughout the year. We know some of our younger visitors are finding it to understand why they cannot visit or are missing some of their favourite animals so our Education Dept have some workbooks for home they are putting together and we have…

Learn from Home - Fota Animal Workbooks

Learn from Home - Fota Animal Workbooks While Fota Wildlife Park is temporarily closed to the public for now the work still goes on and our dedicated animal care team and essential staff are continuing to provide the care our animals receive throughout the year. We know some of our younger visitors are finding it to understand why they cannot visit or are missing some of their favourite animals so our Education Dept have some workbooks for home they are putting together and we have…

COVID 19 Update from Fota Wildlife Park

COVID 19 Update from Fota Wildlife Park ***updated 25/03/2020 Following the latest Government advice regarding all non-essential businesses and public amenities, Fota Wildlife Park has taken the decision to temporarily close its gates to the public for the foreseeable future. Please be assured that our dedicated animal care team and essential staff will continue to provide the same level of care, husbandry and attention that all our animals receive throughout the year. While the…

Irish Rail Services - Bus Transfers on some services March 9th -15th

Due to essential track maintenance works, Irish Rail will be operating bus transfers between Cobh and Glounthaune from 10:00hrs on Monday 9th March to 16:00hrs on Sunday 15th March. Bus times will be advanced, departing Cobh by 10mins before the scheduled rail time in order to maintain on-time rail services between Glounthaune and Cork. The bus transfers will arrive and depart from the road at the front gate of the park (in front of the…

Wild Life Drawing

Wild Life Drawing Wild Life Drawing - 6 Week Drawing Workshops with Local Artist John Flynn for Adults The aim of the course is to bring a new life and challenges to life drawing with the inclusion of wild animals . The course will tease artists out of their comfort zones by trying to capture the ‘moment’ with animals constantly moving and in their own environment. To really study these animals, to look past the idea of animals on display and to look…

Thank You For Watching - Fota: Into The Wild

Thank You For Watching - Fota: Into The Wild The documentary series about Fota Wildlife Park, presented by Andrea Hayes, on Virgin Media One Television concluded on Sunday evening. The four-part television programme called - Fota: Into the Wild and was filmed by Red Pepper Productions over a period of nearly two years. The series followed Fota’s animal Rangers as they cared for and protected many of the species - from birth all the way through to maturity. Fota Wildlife Park recieved…

Fota Into The Wild - Finale on Virgin Media One Sunday at 8pm

Fota Into The Wild - Finale on Virgin Media One Sunday at 8pm The finale of the Virgin Television series on Fota Wildlife Park features efforts to release 21 Madagascar Pochard ducklings, the world’s most endangered duck, onto Lake Sofia in Northern Madagascar. Fota Wildlife Park’s donations of nearly a quarter of a million euro have been essential in funding a ten-year project to save the Madagascar Pochard from extinction, which culminated in the successful and pioneering release of 21…

Lion Cubs, Ri, Riann, Rani & Ravi’s first birthday at Fota Wildlife Park

Lion Cubs, Ri, Riann, Rani & Ravi’s first birthday at Fota Wildlife Park The four are part of the Asiatic Lion pride at Fota living with mother and father, Gira and Shanto, along with their older brother Loki, and aunt Gita in the specially constructed lion habitat in the Asian Sanctuary in Fota Wildlife Park. Loki’s two sisters, Arya and Amira, part of the first lion cub pride to be born at Fota, were last year transferred to Helsinki Zoo as part of the European Endangered Species Breeding Programme (EEP) for…