Fota Island Wildlife Park

Fota Wildlife Park is one of Ireland’s top ten visitor attractions and a perfect place to visit for people of all ages.

Set on 70 acres, the scenic Fota Island in the heart of Cork Harbour is a short 12 minute drive (14 km) from Clayton Hotel Silver Springs. Awarded best family day out in Cork, the park isn’t like a typical zoo. You’ll find over 90 species of animals and might even get the opportunity to come face to face with some free roaming animals & birds from all over the world.

Endangered Species

You can also see endangered species such as the Rothschild giraffe, European Bison, Lion Tailed Macaque and Scimitar Horned Oryx roaming happily in large enclosures.

Park Entertainment

Within the park you will also find playgrounds, Fota Wildlife Park Jeep Safari, train, cafes and entertainment.

Family Breaks Cork

Stay at the family-friendly Clayton Hotel Silver Springs and discover this wonderful part of the world!

Fota Wildlife Park

Fota, Carrigtohill, Co. Cork


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