Fota Island Resort are continuing their special sensory friendly hours for the upcoming Wonder Christmas experience. Particularly aimed at children and adults with sensory needs, the Christmas experience is a ‘softer’ version of the hugely popular event, with significantly reduced crowds and more gentle volume and lighting.


The music for Wonder will be softer and the lighting dimmer to create a calming and soothing atmosphere. There are also different exit options available throughout the entirety of the event. Fota Island Resort have full wheelchair accessibility and welcome guide dogs or assistance dogs throughout both events.


For any assistance people need during the event, the public are welcome to email us at and we can advise those with sensory needs how best to enjoy Wonder.


The dates are starting times for this year’s Wonder sensory friendly days are:


· Saturday 23rd November: 7:20pm – 7:40pm

· Friday 29th November: 2pm – 2:20pm

· Saturday 7th December: 9:10am – 9:30am

· Sunday 8th December: 9pm – 9:20pm

· Tuesday 10th December: 8:10pm – 8:30pm

· Sunday 15th December: 9:10am – 9:30am

· Thursday 19th December: 2pm – 2:20pm


The Wonder Christmas experience lasts for approximately 90 minutes. To keep these slots exclusive to anyone who wishes to avail of the sensory friendly times at Spooky Town and Wonder, please call or email our booking agents by calling 021 202 4024 or emailing Accompanying care assistants will receive complimentary admission. Booking fee does not apply when calling.


Wonder at Fota Island Resort runs from November 23rd to December 23rd. Individual tickets for Wonder at Fota Island Resort cost from €14.00 to €18.00 per adult and €21.00 to €28.00 per child and children under one free.


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