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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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Update from Fota Wildlife Park in response to a nationwide move to Level 3

6th October 2020 - Update from Fota Wildlife Park in response to a nationwide move to Level 3

In an ongoing effort to assist in preventing the spread of COVID-19 Fota Wildlife Park is requesting all visitors to strictly follow the guidelines regarding movement within the county (of Cork only) and to follow Fota Wildlife Park’s current opening procedures below.

• Pre-booked online tickets only with allocated timeslots to control capacity (only at www.fotawildlife.ie)
• Follow the one-way route at all times
• Food and beverages are sold on a takeaway basis only
• Masks must be worn when entering the gift shop, and the café and restaurant when ordering food and drinks.
• We are not running feeding times, wildlife talks, playgrounds and tour train as a further measure to optimise social distancing
• The Tropical House and Madagascan Village are currently closed.
• Additional hand sanitisers have been added throughout the Park
• All visitors must 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 County Cork, we would advise that you re-book an alternative date - please call our team at 021 481 2678 for assistance.
VIP Family or Behind the Scenes bookings: these are running once visitors are based in County Cork and from the same household.