Fota Wildlife Park, Carrigtwohill

4.4
#1 of 62 in Parks in County Cork
Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
Without a cage or fence in sight, Fota Wildlife Park houses dozens of species of mammals and birds from habitats as diverse as deserts, savannas, tropical forests, wetlands, and oceans. Designed with unobtrusive barriers, the zoo's paddocks allow visitors to observe wild animals in natural settings closely resembling their native habitats. To explore the park's 30 hectares (75 acres) in mere minutes, hop on a tour train, whcih circles the grounds and makes stops at the education center created with the youngest visitors in mind. For a more personal experience with the animals, follow the 2 km (1.2 mi) circular trail as you watch for ring-tailed lemurs and squirrel monkeys, which are allowed to roam freely and interact with visitors. Put Fota Wildlife Park on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Carrigtwohill itinerary maker site.
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  • We spent 2 leisurely hours in Fota Wildlife Park. It was well worth our drive down from Dublin. The animals have 5* accommodation - just wonderful to see. Their habitats looked so natural, giving the....  more »
  • Our first time in Cork - although it was a rainy day we still loved the park. We spent about 2hrs here & were amazed how much closer we were to the animals that you would at zoos. A highlight was...  more »
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  • First time being here today and I have to say it was amazing. ten times better than Dublin zoo. Seeing the giraffes and other animals roam is so great . Really loved it would go back again
  • Fota never fails to amazing. We could go there 7 days a week and still be entertained. And the conservation work carried out makes it even more special. Worth every penny

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