News And Events Fota Wildlife Park

News

Stripes at Fota this Spring as new baby Brazilian Tapir announced

Stripes at Fota this Spring as new baby Brazilian Tapir announced Fota Wildlife Park is calling on the public to help name the new baby Fota Wildlife Park today announced the birth of a new female baby Brazilian tapir (Tapirus terrestris), who was born on the 27th February 2019 to mother Maya and father Basil, bringing the Tapir group to six at the South American habitat in the County Cork Wildlife Park. The four-week-old baby Tapir has brown hair with white stripes which help camouflage her and these white…

Events and Activities this Easter at Fota Wildlife Park!

Events and Activities this Easter at Fota Wildlife Park! Blue Imagination Playground 20, 21, 22 April The Blue Imagination Playground, a breakthrough playspace concept designed to encourage child-directed free play will come to Fota Wildlife Park for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. The Blue Playground was a massive hit with the crowds last summer and the premium quality big blue foam blocks of various shapes will return for the Easter weekend and three further weekends over the summer due to…

Education Department announces record-breaking numbers attending formal education programmes in 2018

Education Department announces record-breaking numbers attending formal education programmes in 2018 The award-winning centre today urged teachers and other education providers to book as soon as possible for the many courses available at the iconic County Cork Zoological Park for the remaining academic year. Lynda McSweeney, Head of Education at Fota Wildlife Park today said “Year on year we have consistently developed our offering to schools and third level institutions by way of presenting complementary programmes covering both the…

Events

December
9th
  • Time: 13.00
  • Location: Asian Sanctuary

Advent Animals - Asiatic Lions

Sunday 9th Dec at 13.00 - Scatter feed and talk with Ranger at the Asiatic Lions

Full details on our Advent Animals series on the blog.

December
16th
  • Time: 13.00
  • Location: Giraffe House

2018 Advent Animals - Rothschild Giraffe

Sunday 16th Dec at 13.00 – Festive feeding and talk at the Giraffe House
 

Full details on our Advent Animals series on the blog.

 

December
24th - 26th

Fota Wildlife Park Closed

Fota Wildlife Park Closed

To all our members and visitors  - Season's Greetings!

Please note that we close for three days over the Christmas period - Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St. Stephen's Day, and we will be open again on the 27th December at 10 am. We look forward to welcoming you then!