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100% of the proceeds of the Twilight Walk at Fota on the 28th June are donated to BUMBLEance

100% of the proceeds of the Twilight Walk at Fota on the 28th June are donated to BUMBLEance 100% of the proceeds of the Twilight Walk at Fota on the 28th June are donated to the national children’s charity organisation – BUMBLEance Fota Wildlife Park director, Sean McKeown presented a cheque for over €6900, the proceeds from the Twilight Walk to BUMBLEance ‘Queen Bee’ Hannah Morrissey, aged 9, from Midleton, Co Cork.  The funds were raised at the Twilight Walk held on the 28th of June through the iconic Wildlife Park…

Reptile and Amphibian Awareness Day 2018

Reptile and Amphibian Awareness Day 2018 This Sunday, 21st of October is Reptile and Amphibian Awareness Day and we invite you to the Tropical House at Fota Wildlife Park to learn more about the reptile species there, some of whom are endangered such as the Elongated Tortoise, Jamaican Boas and Phantasmal Poison Dart Frog during a special talk given by Ranger Julien Fonteneau at 1.30pm. This talk is included in admission to Fota Wildlife Park The Tropical House includes the…

Halloween Activity Camps – Now Open for booking!

Halloween Activity Camps – Now Open for booking! Mid-term 2018 sees the return of the hugely popular activity camps from Wed 31st October to Friday 2nd November from 10 am to 3 pm daily. The Halloween camps are suitable for children aged between five to 12 years old – the fully supervised activity days cost €28 per single day or €75 for the three days per child. The activity camps are varied and challenging, with fun as the main element! The Fota Wildlife Park Education team focus on…

Events

September
15th

International Red Panda Day 2018

International Red Panda Day 2018

To raise awareness for this species during International Red Panda Day 2018 this Saturday 15th September Fota have devised the following events which are free with entry/admission:

• Wish Koda and Lionel “Bon Voyage” with a special feeding time and talk with their Ranger at 2 pm Sat 15th September (they will leave for Longleat in the UK shortly)
• Red Panda themed arts and crafts from 11 am to 2 pm and Red Panda themed face painting from 3 pm to 5 pm Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September in the Entertainment Marquee.
• Red Panda activity packs will be available at the Entertainment Marquee from 11 am on the Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September.

September
22nd - 23rd

World Rhino Weekend

World Rhino Weekend

Ranger to give a special talk and training demo at the Rhino House between 13:00 and 14:00 Sat 22nd and Sun 23rd.

Guess the weight of the Rhino to be in with a chance to win a yearlong Conservation Membership.

(In celebration of World Rhino Day 22nd September.)

Oct - Nov
31st - 2nd
  • Time: 10am - 3pm daily
  • Location: Fota Education Complex
  • Booking: 021 4812678 ext 206

Halloween Activity Days 2018

Halloween Activity Days 2018Halloween themed activity days with our Education Team at Fota Wildlife Park.

WED 31ST OCT - FRI 2ND NOV

Time: 10am-3pm

Cost: €28 for single day / €75 for 3 days

Age Group: 5-12 years

Drop off/Collection point: Fota Education Centre

 

SPOOKY ARTS & CRAFTS, EXPLORE WOODLAND IN AUTUMN & MEET OUR ANIMALS!!!

(Please Note, different activities each day)

 

ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL

BOOKING LINE: 021 4812678 ext 206

***Limited Availability***