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Following the most recent Government announcement and as part of national measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19, Fota Wildlife Park has taken the decision to temporarily close its gates to the public from close of business on Friday 8th January 2021 for the foreseeable future


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Fota Wildlife Park Update Following New Governmental Advice

Fota Wildlife Park Update Following New Governmental Advice

31st December 2020 - Update from Fota Wildlife Park in response to a nationwide move to Level 5

In an ongoing effort to assist in preventing the spread of COVID-19 Fota Wildlife Park is remaining open and requesting all visitors to strictly follow the guidelines regarding travel limits and to follow Fota Wildlife Park’s current opening procedures below.

• All visitors must practice the public health recommended self-care and social distancing advice including following the latest guidelines on travel and social gatherings outdoors (no social gatherings are recommended in any setting - please visit this link.)
Pre-booked online tickets only with allocated timeslots to control capacity (only available online here).
•Follow the one-way route at all times.
•Food and beverages will be on a takeaway basis only.
•Visitors are requested to dwell no longer than 3 hours inside the park.
•We are not running feeding times, wildlife talks, playgrounds and tour train as a further measure to optimise social distancing.
•Indoor areas are closed to visitors, incl. Tropical House and Madagascan Village.
•Additional hand sanitisers have been added throughout the Park.
•From December 31st  2020- If you have a booking to visit and live outside of the 5K travel limit, we advise that you email our team for assistance on info@fotawildlife.ie
•From 1st Jan, 2021 - the Serengeti Gift Shop will remain closed until further notice.

FAQ & Booking Info

Covid-19 related FAQ available here

Booking Guide - please see all information here before booking / video guide on how to book below 


Have you recieved an annual pass, gift card or ticket for Christmas and are not sure how to book a visit?
1. Use the 'Pre-Purchased Ticket' section to book'
(check cart is empty before selecting time / date)
2. Enter the relevant Annual Pass / Gift Card / Ticket code to book. 
If you have made a booking and can no longer visit the park please contact us by social media messaging, emailing info@fotawildlife.ie or calling us on  0214812678 
Thank you