The 100 acre Fota Wildlife Park is located on an island nestled in Cobh Harbour, near Carrigtwohill and is one of Munster’s job tourist attractions. Located less than 30 minutes from the Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City, it is the perfect family day trip for your 2022 summer family vacation in Cork.
Fota Wildlife Park is home to nearly 30 different mammals and 50 bird species. Some animals are even allowed roam free around the park, watch out for the lemurs and wallabies.Larger animals are located in wide open spaces with various different species in the same areas, to allow you to see them in the closet thing to there natural environment. If the weather is right you might be convience you’re in an African Savannah. Some of the most popular animals at the park include giraffes, red pandas, gibbons and tapirs.
Make sure you say high to Pat the Penguin from us, we adopted in in February 2021!
Fota Wildlife Park is open 362 days of the year from 9:30am – 6:00pm, with last entry at 4:30pm. (The park is closed from the 24th – 26th of December every year)
It is essential to book your tickets in advance, you can book your tickets here.
This summer we have an amazing Fota B&B Package which includes breakfast on each morning of your trip and tickets for all the family to Cork’s wildest attraction Fota Wildlife Park.
*** Please note that pre booking is essential for Fota Wildlife Park. You can use to code MAL002 to book your time slot at the park. You must collect your passed from the hotel reception and present them at the park