Things To Do - Fota Wildlife Park

Things To Do

Things To Do

You will have a wonderful time on your visit to Fota Wildlife Park, and you can spend plenty of time relaxing here as you explore at your own pace.

If you are locals, or you are holidaying in the area and want to enjoy a special animal adventure, you can book a behind-the-scenes tour or experience to get even more out of your time with us. But whether you visit once or every day, you’ll want to find out more about the other excellent attractions and activities in this beautiful area, and we’ve got all the information you need right here.

If you are visiting the Cork area and looking for kids activities in Munster there are lots of top sights in Cork, and we’ve got plenty of ideas for you whether you are on a city break, a weekend adventure or a family holiday. Simply follow the links below to find a whole range of inspiring ideas for everyone in your family or group.

Explore Beautiful Cork

Cork is a beautiful area, steeped in history and charm, and it is the perfect destination for a special holiday. You can make the most of traditional Irish cuisine and find out more about this historic area when you plan a weekend or longer visit to the area, and our sample itinerary and suggestions are all designed to help you to find the very best options.

Visit the Cork Harbour Islands region (which includes Fota) and explore the stunning beauty of Ireland’s largest natural harbour and it’s many islands through the wonderful land and sea adventures on offer all year round. Cork Harbour Islands offers premium accommodation, visitor attractions, activities, eating out and well as pure relaxation in an amazing natural environment, with something to do for every member of the family or even as a romantic getaway. Come and sail the seas, step back through time and explore the greats of our maritime history, dine on the local seafood, spot a giraffe or enjoy a round of golf.

We recommend that you visit the Pure Cork website here – the official tourism website for Cork.
The Pure Cork website has a variety of itineraries to suit different tastes, lengths of stay and will help you discover fantastic things to do, holiday inspiration, places to stay, local tips and much more – click here for more.

When you visit Cork, you’ll be surrounded by unbeatable scenery and close to many wonderful beaches, and you’ll also be spoilt for choice by the fantastic attractions in the area and there are lots of things to do in cork with children. Because we can’t always rely on the weather here in Ireland, you will find a great range of activities and places to visit, whatever your interests. Whether you love watersports, history or whiskey, you’ll find something to keep you entertained even if it’s pouring with rain, and we know you will fall in love with this magical place.

Planning Your Visit To Cork

Here at Fota Wildlife Park, we have a host of fascinating animals and plants to share with you, and we know you will enjoy your visit to our park as well as the opportunity to explore the rest of Fota Island and the surrounding Cork area. We are very lucky to inhabit this idyllic part of the world, and we want to ensure that you see the best of it, too!

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