Announcing late opening from Sat 10th July with special summer combined entry BBQ package now available to book

Announcing late opening from Sat 10th July with special summer combined entry BBQ package now available to book

From Sat 10th July until Sunday 22nd August, Fota Wildlife Park is delighted to announce extended opening hours with time slots available from 9am in the morning up until a later entry at 6pm allowing visitors to enjoy the Park until it closes at 8pm. Hot food menu will be served until 6.45 pm for anyone wishing to dine in the special surroundings of the 100-acre Wildlife Park.

Fota Wildlife Park is also delighted to announce a new combined entry ticket plus BBQ meal deal comprising of the following:

General Entry and BBQ Menu (first entry time slot starts at 3.30 to 4pm with BBQ service 1 hour after entry)

Adults Meal

Home-made 100% beef burger on brioche bun – from O’Connell butchers


Homemade local sausage marinated in a hickory dip


Vegetarian Burger

Served with buttered corn on the cob, a homemade slaw, and chips.

And choice of tea, coffee, water, or soft drink.

Children’s Meal

Regular Burger or Vegetarian Burger or Hotdog.

Served with chips and choice of water or soft drink.

*Please note Children’s Menu is not available to adults

(Regular Burger and Chips are gluten-free and gluten-free buns are available at BBQ on request. )

BBQ meals will be served from 4.30pm to 6.45pm daily and meals are served one hour after the arrival time slot (for example if you buy a 3.30pm – 4.00pm timeslot entry ticket plus BBQ package -your BBQ meal will be served at 4.30 to 5pm pm at the Oasis Café by the lake.)

Prices are below:

Adult Entry + BBQ €27.50
Child Entry + BBQ €17.00
Family (2A, 2C) Entry + BBQ €83.00
Senior/Student Entry + BBQ €23.50

Additional Needs/ carers please call 021-4812678 to book your entry BBQ Combi ticket.

Click here to book your BBQ Meal and Entry to Fota Wildlife Park

BBQ Combi time slot entry starts at 3.30 with food service 1 hour after entry

Combi ticket time slots and food service times:

3.30 – 4 pm – BBQ served between 4.30 and 5pm

4pm – 4.30 – BBQ served between 5pm and 5.30pm

4.30 – 5pm – BBQ served between 5.30pm and 6pm

5 pm – 5.30 – BBQ served between 6pm and 6.30pm

5.30 – 6pm – BBQ served between 6.30 up to 6.45pm

  • From Saturday 10th July
  • Fota Wildlife Park opens at 9 am and closes at 8 pm
  • Last entry is at 6 pm sharp
  • Special BBQ meal deal and general entry tickets now available – click here to book.

(Please note that gift vouchers may not be used against the Entry BBQ Combi ticket or at any of the food outlets. Gift vouchers may be used for general enter, annual pass purchase and the gift shop).


** Annual Pass Holders ** Pre-paid (e.g., hotel package) ticket holders **

Anyone not purchasing the combination deal above can avail of the below menu at the Oasis café by the Lake from 4.30 pm until 6.45 pm daily. (Book in as normal on the website, last entry 6 pm.)

Full BBQ  meal  €12.50 (meal does not include drink)


Homemade 100% O’Connell’s beef burger with all the trimming and served with coleslaw €6.00


Local foot long sausage in a brioche bun, with all the trimmings and served with coleslaw €6.00

Vegetarian and gluten-free option available.