Fota Wildlife Park is a 100 acre wildlife park located on Fota Island, near Carrigtwohill, County Cork, Ireland. It is an independently funded, not for profit charity that is also one of the leading tourism, wildlife and conservation attractions in Ireland. The park has an annual attendance of 440,000 visitors. Opened in 1983, the park is home to nearly 30 mammal and 50 bird species.
Some of the animals roam freely with the visitors, such as the ring tailed lemurs and wallabies, while larger animals, including the giraffe and bison, live in paddocks with barriers that are intended to be unobtrusive for visitors to view the animals in a more natural environment. Fota Wildlife Park also has red pandas, tapirs, siamang gibbons and other types of animals.
Please see website for Entry Prices and Opening Times.
Fota Wildlife Park is wheelchair accessible, there are four disabled/wheelchair accessible toilets located within the Park. Two at the Savannah Café, one by the Tiger Forest and one located in the Oasis café which is by the lake. There are 4 manual wheelchairs available for use free of charge, however, these are subject to availability, these are in Reception, just inside the main entry point.
Our tour train can facilitate wheelchairs and buggies (buggies must be folded) ? this operates seasonally and is subject to capacity.