Fota Wildlife Park | Day Out With The Kids

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Fota Wildlife Park

  • Carrigtwohill
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Attraction Information

Fota Wildlife Park offers the visitor an A to Z of exotic animals including apes and monkeys, pelicans and penguins, kangaroos and ostrich, cheetahs, giraffes and zebras making up more than 90 different species of animals on the park, many of whom can wander freely around.

Take the train tour to see the sights of the whole park. Other children's activities include a playground with a giant giraffe slide, education programmes, feeding times and they run special family events during the school holidays. There's also a gift shop, restaurant and picnic areas.

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday 10:00 - 16:30 (Last entry 15:30)

Sunday 10:30 - 16:30 (Last entry 15:30) 

The park is closed on Christmas Day and St Stephen's Day (December 25th and 26th).


Adults: €15.50

Children (Under 16), Students (with valid student card), Seniors and Disabled: €10.00

Toddlers (Under 3): Free

Family from €46

Travel & Contact Information


Fota Estate, Carrigtwohill, County Cork, IE, null

Phone number

021 481 2678



Click here to visit Fota Wildlife Park's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Fota Wildlife Park has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, snacks are available.

Fota Wildlife Park has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Fota Wildlife Park has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Fota Wildlife Park has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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