Experience the excitement of Emerald Park, Ireland’s sole theme park and zoo, previously recognized as Tayto Park. Nestled in Ashbourne, Co. Meath, this captivating destination offers boundless entertainment for families. Whether you’re seeking adrenaline-pumping rides, exploring the junior area, or simply enjoying the playgrounds and live entertainment, there’s something for everyone. Venture through the incredible zoo, boasting a diverse collection of over 250 animals. Conveniently situated near this premier family destination, Maldron Hotel Smithfield presents an ideal accommodation choice. Discover the plethora of attractions awaiting your exploration at Emerald Park!
Cú Chulainn Rollercoaster
Calling all thrill-seekers! Brace yourself for an adrenaline-fueled experience on the Cú Chulainn coaster, Ireland’s inaugural rollercoaster and an absolute must-see at Emerald Park. Alternatively, dare to challenge The Rotator, where you’ll ascend to breathtaking heights and spin until you’re treated to unparalleled views of Emerald Park. This exhilarating ride is certainly not for the faint of heart.
Emerald Park Zoo
Explore the accredited zoo within the park, boasting a diverse array of over 250 remarkable animals. Immerse yourself in a variety of zoo experiences, such as the captivating World of Raptors display, featuring a dynamic 30-minute aerial showcase starring some of the globe’s most magnificent birds. Wander through Lemur Woods, where you can mingle with a troop of enchanting ring-tailed lemurs. Visit the Petting Farm to interact with adorable farmyard companions, or attend Zoo Talks to uncover fascinating facts about your beloved animals. There’s an adventure awaiting around every corner!
Other attractions in Emerald Park
One of the newest highlights at Emerald Park is a dinosaur-themed coaster designed for young adventurers, reaching speeds of up to 50km per hour and soaring to heights of 11.7 meters. Another crowd-pleaser is the exhilarating water flume ride, where families can brace themselves for a splash-filled adventure on the Viking Voyage! But the excitement doesn’t stop there – Emerald Park is brimming with epic attractions, captivating shows, delightful entertainment, and delectable dining options.
With an abundance of activities to explore, Emerald Park offers the ideal setting for a few hours of fun or a full-day adventure, perhaps topped off with a relaxing picnic. However, considering the day’s excitement, you might want to consider booking a hotel near Emerald Park for some well-deserved rest after all the thrills!