Hotel Near Fota Island
Fota Wildlife Park is one of Ireland’s top ten visitor attractions and a perfect place to visit for people of all ages. Fota Wildlife Park is set on 70 acres on the scenic Fota Island in the heart of Cork Harbour and is a short 12 minutes’ drive (14 km) from Clayton Hotel Silver Springs.
Fota Wildlife Park has been awarded best family day out in Cork and it is one of the area’s most visited tourist attraction. The park is not like an ordinary zoo; here you will find over 90 species of animals and may even get the opportunity to come face to face with the free roaming animals & birds from all parts of the world.
Visitors have the opportunity to see highly endangered species such as the Rothschild giraffe, European Bison, Lion Tailed Macaque and Scimitar Horned Oryx, most of them without the obstacle of fenced-in exhibits.
Within the park you will also find Playgrounds, the Fota Wildlife Park Jeep Safari, HB Fun Train, cafes, an education centre and an entertainment marquee.
If you would like to have a picnic on your day out take advantage of Fota Wildlife’s large picnic areas with plenty of wooden benches and tables and surrounded by beautiful trees for those hot summer days under the sun. Before you leave Fota wildlife Park why not visit Serengeti Gift Shop and pick up your favourite soft toy animal, jigsaws and many other novelties gifts.
- Monday – Saturday: 10:00am – 4:00pm
- Sunday: 10:30am – 4:00pm
Why not take advantage of Clayton Hotels Silver Springs Superb Fota Wildlife Park Package which includes 1 night bed and breakfast, 1 evening meal and a Family Fota Pass for 2 adults and 2 kids. Our family rooms are 30sqm and come with two double beds. An extra bed and infant cots are also available and should be booked in advance. We have a number of children channels available on our TV’s. Prices start from €257.LESS INFORMATION