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Primary school tours

The ultimate destination for your next school tour!

Primary school prices 2024

Per student
Tour Price
Primary school tour 28th May – 28th June €25
Primary school fun trip 28th May – 28th June €23
Habitat explorers October – April €16
Animal diets & nutrition October – April €16
October – April off-peak packages; 28th May – 28th June peak packages

All school tours must be pre-booked.

Exciting, educational and fun tours

At Emerald Park we offer exciting, educational, and fun school tours for students and teachers.

Explore our accredited zoo, discover amazing animal facts and let out your wild side on our many attractions. It’s roaring fun from start to finish!

Our tour types:

Peak season

  • Available when Emerald Park is open to the public.
  • Full day free-roaming entry to theme park and zoo with unlimited attractions.

Off-peak season

  • Available when Emerald Park is closed to the public.
  • Half-day tour package fully accompanied and guided by our team of education officers.

Peak season tours

  • Primary school tour
    €25
    per student
    • About this tour

      Enjoy a 45-minute guided tour of our zoo, home to over 250 amazing animals PLUS unlimited access to over 35 rides and attractions*

      *subject to height requirements

    • Details and price

      Get ready for the perfect destination for your next school trip! This package is available during our peak season.

      • Availability: 28th May – 28th June 2024
      • Duration: 45 minute guided tour and full day access to Emerald Park
      • Price: €25 per student
    • Add a hot lunch

      Add a hot lunch for €6 per student. Lunch includes chicken tenders, sausages and chips or vegetarian pasta option with a fruit juice*

      *dietary requirements catered for.

    • Free meal for teacher!

      Book lunch for your class and get a free meal for the teacher.

    • What’s included?

      Our primary school tour includes:

      • A 45-minute guided zoo tour
      • Full day admission to Emerald Park
      • Unlimited access to over 35 attractions
      • Full day zoo access
      • Enjoy our World of Raptors display
      • Free on-site coach parking
      • Wheelchair accessible venue
      • Free teacher entry with every 7 students
      • Free tea/coffee for teachers
  • Primary school fun trip
    €23
    per student
    • About this tour

      Our primary school fun trip is an all-inclusive fun-packed day for students. This package includes unlimited access to attractions* and the zoo. Students have the freedom to explore the park at their own pace.

      *subject to height requirements

    • Details and price

      A super school tour! This package is available during our peak season.

      • Availability: 28th May – 28th June 2024
      • Duration: All day
      • Price: €23 per student
    • Add a hot lunch

      Add a hot lunch for €6 per student. Lunch includes chicken tenders, sausages and chips or vegetarian pasta option with a fruit juice*

      *dietary requirements catered for.

    • Free meal for teacher!

      Book lunch for your class and get a free meal for the teacher.

    • What’s included?

      Our fun-filled primary school tour covers:

      • Full day admission to Emerald Park
      • Unlimited access to over 35 attractions
      • Full day zoo access
      • Enjoy our World of Raptors display
      • Free on-site coach parking
      • Wheelchair accessible venue
      • Free teacher entry with every 7 students
      • Free tea/coffee for teachers

Off-peak season tours

  • Habitat explorers
    €16
    per student
    • About this tour

      Join us as students investigate different ecosystems. Students will learn about some of the animals, and how they thrive in their habitats. We will delve into different adaptations an dhow they help animals survive in the wild.

    • Details and price

      This tour is suitable for 1st – 6th class and can be adapted to suit several different age groups. It is designed to tie in with the Living Things and Environmental Awareness and Care Strands of the SESE curriculum. It is available during our off-peak season.

      • Availability: October – April
      • Duration: 2.5 hours
      • Price: €16 per student
      • Minimum booking: 15 students
    • Add a hot lunch

      Add a hot lunch for €6 per student. Lunch includes chicken tenders, sausages and chips or vegetarian pasta option with a fruit juice*

      *dietary requirements catered for.

    • Free meal for teacher!

      Book lunch for your class and get a free meal for the teacher.

    • What’s included?

      Our Habitat Explorers tour includes:

      • Fully guided 2.5 hour tour
      • Guided zoo tour
      • Classroom session & activity
      • Free teacher entry with every 7 students
  • Animal diets & nutrition
    €16
    per student
    • About this tour

      Join us as students investigate why food is important. Students will learn all about animals different feeding behaviours, and how and what we feed our animals. We will explore the different feeding adaptations of our species.

    • Details and price

      This tour is suitable for 1st – 6th class and can be adapted to suit several different age groups. It is designed to tie in with the Living Things and Environmental Awareness and Care Strands of the SESE curriculum. It is available during our off-peak season.

      • Availability: October – April
      • Duration: 2.5 hours
      • Price: €16 per student
      • Minimum booking: 15 students
    • Add a hot lunch

      Add a hot lunch for €6 per student. Lunch includes chicken tenders, sausages and chips or vegetarian pasta option with a fruit juice*

      *dietary requirements catered for.

    • Free meal for teacher!

      Book lunch for your class and get a free meal for the teacher.

    • What’s included?

      Our Animal Diets & Nutrition tour includes:

      • Fully guided 2.5 hour tour
      • Guided zoo tour
      • Classroom session & activity
      • Free teacher entry with every 7 students

Primary school brochure
Looking for some more information? Check out our Primary School Brochure.
  • How long can we spend in Emerald Park?

    Included in a primary school package during peak season is full day entry to Emerald Park with unlimited use of the attractions. You must meet your tour guide at the designated meeting point 15 minutes before your tour begins.

    Please note: if your time at Emerald Park is limited then you may not get to experience all available activities.

  • What time is our tour?

    Each school will be allocated a tour time upon arrival. Tour times are allocated to compliment school arrival/departure times as well as park operations, this helps to ensure the best possible experience for all visitors of Emerald Park!

  • What happens if it rains on the day?

    Emerald Park is an outdoor park. Everything will operate as normal for your tour should it rain. We do advise to bring rain gear and a change of clothes if rain is expected. If you come prepared you will still have a fun day out!

  • Do we have to pay a deposit?

    A 25% deposit must be paid within 14 days of booking and full payment must be made before groups are permitted to enter the park. All deposits are non-refundable.

    All school tours must be pre-booked.

Book a primary school tour