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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 Television's show Fota: Into the Wild 

You can catch the second episode on Virgin Media One tonight, Sunday 16th, at 8pm. 

The second episode shows Fota Wildlife Park's involvement in European Bison born in the Cork being reintroduced to the Wild in Romania and follows some of our staff as the visit Romania to see their progress. It also features two twin red panda as they prepare to leave Fota Wildlife Park and journey to England as park of the European Breeding Programme. 

Missed the first episode? It is available on Virgin Media Television's Online Play here - Fota: Into The Wild (This link will take you to their website) .