Emerald Park | Education | Ireland's Only Theme Park & Zoo
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Schools & Education

Emerald Park is the ultimate school tour venue in Ireland.

What to expect?

With exhilarating attractions and an accredited zoo home to over 250 animals, your class will be guaranteed a day of thrills and discovery like no other!

At Emerald Park our mission is to create adventure and serve our community through nature conservation. Our award-winning team of educators provide a range of opportunities for students of all ages to achieve this mission.

From primary school pupils to researchers at third-level institutions, we facilitate and support curriculum linked educational experiences for students, immersing in topics from zoo conservation, sustainability, ecology, business studies, CSPE and so much more!

Primary school tours
At Emerald Park, primary school tours are packed with roaring fun from start to finish. Explore our accredited zoo, discover amazing animal facts then let out your wild side on the rides and attractions. The best end of year treat for your pupils or why not come visit our Discovery and Learning team throughout the year!
Secondary school tours
There’s lots to discover, are you ready to dive in? Reward your students with a day of unlimited thrills and adventure! Investigate a grassland ecosystem, take an educational zoo tour, uncover the business behind Irelands only theme park and zoo, and so much more at Emerald Park!
QQI and third-level sessions
Immerse your students in a day of conservation, with a private access tour at our accredited zoo. Our team of educators offer a range of engaging and interactive animal science packages and opportunities suitable for students attending QQI courses. Choose from studying animal behaviour, investigating the features of enclosure design and more!

Contact us with school tour or educational session questions