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Easter Events and Activities at Fota Wildlife Park

Easter Events and Activities at Fota Wildlife Park

Are you looking for a great day out this 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.

The full schedule of events below is taking place over the Easter Holidays period (8th – 23rd April), and is free with your admission!

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

Activities Marquee – daily during the Easter holiday period 8th – 23rd April *
11 am – 2 pm Arts and Crafts, 3 pm-5 pm Face painting

Wildlife Talks – daily during the Easter holiday period 8th – 23rd April *
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 are run weekends thereafter, daily from June to August, see the website for full details.