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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 For Nationwide Move to Level 3

30th November 2020 - Update from Fota Wildlife Park in relation to December at the Park following updated governmental restrictions.

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

• Pre-booked online tickets 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 from one site only until further notice.
• The Fota Wildlife Park gift shop will reopen with restrictions on December 1st.
• Visitors are asked to dwell no longer than 3 hours inside the park.
• There are currently no set feeding times or wildlife talks and playgrounds and tour train are closed as a further measure to optimise social distancing.
• Please avail of hand sanitisers which throughout the Park.
• All visitors are reminded to practice the public health recommended self-care and social distancing advice including following the latest guidelines on social gatherings outdoors.
• If you have a booking to visit and live outside of the travel restrictions, we advise that you re-book an alternative date - please call our team at 021 481 2678 for assistance.

It is Fota Wildlife Park policy that the wearing of face coverings/masks is obligatory to enter the gift shop and is relevant to everyone over the age of 13.  Please note that you do not have to wear a face covering if you have an illness or impairment that would make wearing or removing a face covering upsetting or uncomfortable.
Face coverings are also not recommended for anyone who:
-has trouble breathing
-is unable to remove it without help
-has special needs and who may feel upset or very uncomfortable wearing the face covering

If you require any further information or assistance place call us on 021 4812678