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Fota Wildlife Park

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Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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“dublin zoo”(183 reviews)
“cheetah run”(78 reviews)
“tropical house”(41 reviews)
Ireland's Wildest Attraction. Fota Wildlife Park is set on 100 acres on the scenic Fota Island in the heart of Cork Harbour. It is a unique place where you can come face to face with free roaming animals and birds from all parts of the world. So if...more
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Fota Island, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 481 2678
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All reviews dublin zoo cheetah run tropical house train ride feeding times animals roaming animals seem great family day lots of space great for kids all ages fast food per adult lovely walk great place to visit sunny day walk around
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had such a wonderful time exploring the park with the children! All kinds of animals to see, and while I don't like zoos, for the most part this one felt slightly less awful than most zoos, since, for the most part, the animals were...More

Thank Christina E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fota Wildlife Park is a fantastic day out for both adults and children alike. Was there recently mid week with my little boy and we all had a fantastic Day viewing all the animals. If you want to feed the ducks make sure you have...More

Thank Cloud090
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fota is a great spot for a family visit. Make sure and have comfy shoes as it's all walking. half way around the park there is a great rest stop with coffee, pizza and lots of nice treats. Lots of animals to see. Be sure...More

Thank niamhobrien2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great day for a family outing. We particularly enjoyed the monkeys. Afterwards a coffee at the cafe with the sun shining on us

Thank MaHogans
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fota island is a great day out for the whole family, kids love going to see the animals and great if you get to see the cheetahs feeding time, plenty to do down there to keep the kids entertained

Thank linda a
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been able to visit zoos all over the world and this is now my favorite. It is small but so well thought out. Many animals are loose, over 150 wallabies, 7 kangaroos and I saw 3 ring tailed lemurs, just sunning themselves on...More

Thank newellmom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out... ideal for family and friends Children will love it... plenty of parking spaces.... great walks Can get the train directly from City

Thank Liam O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were four adults and one young child on this trip. From the moment we entered the gates I knew it was something special. As soon as you enter you are welcomed by a huge field full of different types of animals. We were just...More

Thank rhbw19
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was lovely to visit the photo wildlife park. we really enjoyed the trip end - to - end. The animals were awesome and the weather held up so that definately added to the experience.

Thank _lucyball1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fota is a great day out for everyone ,good walking shoes needed and a rain coat perhaps.Don't miss the butterfly house or the tigers and a picnic will recharge the energy levels.The Warden Experience is a great chance to see behind the scenes .

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Sarah M
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Response from Louise K | Reviewed this property |
Not that I seen
July 23, 2018|
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Response from BRUN88 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is the same price but I’m not sure.
Elizabeth M
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Response from VerityHoulihan | Reviewed this property |
About 2 to 3 hours will do. Arrive early to avoid the crowds.