As one of the top visitor attractions in Cork, Fota Wildlife Park is ideally placed to complement your hotel or B&B as a guest package.
Fota Wildlife Park attracts almost half a million visitors annually. Surveys conducted by Behaviour and Attitudes at Fota Wildlife Park show that almost 80% of visitors say that Fota Wildlife Park was the reason for holidaying or visiting the area. As a driver to come to the Cork area, it makes a lot of sense to offer a Fota Wildlife Park package to your guests.
Fota Wildlife Park is a conservation charity involved in European ex-situ endangered species breeding programmes in cooperation with many international zoos. Fota Wildlife Park is currently home to over 130 species of animals, of which 75 species face extinction in the wild.
A trip to Fota Wildlife provides a great day out for people of all ages and is the perfect added value package to any stay.
Visitor facilities and highlights include:
- Ireland’s only zoological wildlife park
- Beautiful 100-acre park
- Featuring species such as Rothschild’s giraffe, Asiatic lions, Sumatran tiger, Indian rhino, and Northern cheetah
- Asian Sanctuary, African savannah, Palm walk areas and a variety of free-roaming animals and birds
- Safe outdoor day out
- Ease of planning – booking online in advance essential
- 20 minutes’ drive from Cork City
- Easily accessible from all national road routes
- The Irish Rail link at Fota (see the Cork /Cobh line on www.irishrail.ie).
- Restaurant, café, and picnic areas
- Car parking (€3/visit)
- Gift shop
Fota Wildlife Park now offers hotels and accommodation providers an easy way to manage their Fota Wildlife Park package. Fota Wildlife Park uses an eco-friendly and user-friendly digital ticketing system and has phased out printing and sending out physical tickets to our corporate and hotel clients. The new digital corporate/hotel ticketing system will provide your organisation with a seamless way to send the link to book tickets to your guests. The system provides visibility over your ticket allocation, and it is simple to use.
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“The Cork International Hotel has worked with Fota Wildlife Park for over 10 years and it is the most successful package that we offer to our guests visiting Cork be it for leisure or an extended Workcation. Our Family Concierge love working with the team in Fota Wildlife Park and the new online ticketing system is so efficient and customer friendly.”
Director of Group Operations
“At Oriel House Hotel we are delighted to get involved and partner with the Fota Wildlife Park corporate programme. This helps streamline our package efforts and provides a more effective method in providing the online tickets for our guests. From ticket provision to booking, this online system makes everything so much easier for our guests and highly recommend our fellow hospitality providers to get involved.”
Sales and Marketing Manager
Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig
“Fota Wildlife Park has been a huge contributor to the socioeconomic vitality of Cork as a destination for the past 39 years. As one of Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions set in Cork Harbour it wonderfully complements Cork’s leisure tourism and coastal and maritime assets.
The large visitor numbers it attracts has a knock-on effect to the entire Cork region. Fota visitors greatly help fill our Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Cafes etc. They support visitor numbers to other attractions as research has shown, people come for Fota and visit other attractions while in Cork. This business, which cannot be underestimated is responsible for driving millions of euro in to our regional annually.”