Another of the super things to do in Fuerteventura is paying a visit to Oasis Park. An interactive wildlife experience set in a beautiful oasis-like park. This is an excellent day out for families especially and you will want to spend the day here.
Oasis Park has so much to enjoy that it will be difficult to cram it into this article. This super zoo lies in southern Fuerteventura, northeast of the Costa Calma. You can take a free bus ride from your hotel, this even extends to Corralejo in the north of the island. Below is an introduction into some of the top attractions and experiences here.
Oasis Park Fuerteventura, Live Shows
It’s important to point out that these live shows are educational as well as enjoyable. Some shows have seating areas to watch live whilst others also have TV sets. Below is an insight into what to expect for each show.
Fauna Live is one of the newest areas of Oasis Park. This part of the park contains reptiles such as snakes and crocodiles. There are also various types of lizards on display here. Fauna Live is an closed area with palm trees and a sunken boat. Spectators can either watch close to the enclosure or on the big and small TV sets.
Sea Lion Live
The Sea Lion Live show is one of the most popular with spectators. These clever marina mammals put on a super circus show which thrills the audience. The act includes jumping through rings and juggling balls. This all takes place to the sound of music as the Sea Lions dance and entertain you.
Birds of Prey Live
Birds of Prey live is by far the most popular show on offer at Oasis Park. Hawks, Vultures, Eagles and Owls take to the skies in a spectacular exhibition of flight. The Eagles are particularly special birds of prey. These majestic birds can soar through the air reaching speeds of 150 km’s per hour while hunting.
Parrots Live is one of the most entertaining shows here. These adorable exotics birds display their full repertoire of tricks. The Parrots perform activities such as skating, sunbathing and even playing basketball. They also play various games that will thrill the audience. The children especially will love this show.
Oasis Park Experiences
The children especially that visit Oasis Park are in for a real treat. For a little extra they can enjoy some of the fantastic experiences on offer. Some experiences are suitable for all visitors to the park of course.
Below is a little information about the Sea Lion, Lemur and Safari experiences. You can also have photographs with the stars an get food backs to feed certain animals.
Sea Lion Experience
The Sea Lions are some of the main stars here. After enjoying their show you can arrange a personal meeting with them. The Sea Lion experience involves entering the pool and spending 20 minutes with them.
This is a big favourite of children who will love getting to know these friendly animals. A decontamination process is mandatory before entering the pool. This is to protect the Sea Lions from any germs that may harm them or their habitat.
The Lemur Experience is another popular interaction for visitors of all ages. The playful Lemurs are adorable and super friendly. They hail from Madagascar, an island off the eastern coast of Africa.
Visiting the Lemurs will entail a short introduction to learn about them first. Children of any age can meet these tiny primates as long as an adult is with them.
Camel Safari Experience
Oasis Park has the largest Camel reserve in Europe. This unique experience is one of the top activities in Fuerteventura. The Camel safari will take you on a trek both within and outside the park.
The longer trek will take you to the top of mountain. From here you can look down on the park and botanical gardens. These impressive Camels came to the Canary Islands in 1405, arriving from Africa. They can carry weights of 500 kilograms.
Ticket prices here are 33 € for adults and 19,50 € for children. For a little extra you can enjoy some of the great experiences. Please check the latest ticket prices here and see what other promotions are on offer.
Photographs With Animals
After spending time meeting the animals it would be a shame not to have some pictures with them. Capturing the moment with some of your favourite animals will stay with you forever.
Feeding The Animals
Oasis Park have special food bags if you would like to feed some of the animals. These food bags are available to buy according to which animal you would like to feed. Each bag contains suitable foods for each animals diet.
You will need to ration your food as some of the cheeky animals will approach and pinch the spoils. Each bag has instruction on the correct way to feed each animal.