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Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown Only 20 minutes from Emerald Park

Emerald Park Packages

Planning your next family break and looking for a hotel near Emerald Park? Look no further than Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown, we are only 20 minutes away. Also close to the hotel are other very popular family attractions, Dublin Zoo and Aquazone at the National Aquatic Centre. 

We have a number of packages available to chose from

About Emerald Park

Escape to Ireland’s only theme park & zoo located in the heart of the nation’s ancient east, Co. Meath.
At Emerald Park there is something for the whole family to enjoy, with thrill-seeking attractions, a junior area, playgrounds, shows and entertainment plus a fantastic zoo which is home to over 250 animals!

Take a ride on the wild side; meet some big cats, tigers, leopards, or visit a free-flying birds of prey show.  For that adrenaline rush take a spin on the legendary Cú Chulainn Coaster or for those young adventurers why not explore the playgrounds, jump on a train ride, and have rawr-some adventure on Dino Dash. Get ready to have some fun and treasure memories for years to come with the ultimate fun-filled day out at Emerald Park!

some of the Attractions at emerald Park

Junior Zone – this area is perfect for those little adventurers. Put your superpowers to the test and reach new epic heights on our superhero climbing wall. Whirl your way around a mushroom forest on the Ladybird Loop. Whizz down slides in our junior playgrounds.

Rollercoasters – enjoy some of the coasters Emerald Park has to offer! Conquer the Cú Chulainn, Ireland’s first rollercoaster. Learn how to take off and land your own plane on Flight School. Gear up for an out-of-this world dinosaur adventure on Dino Dash.

Zoo – The Emerald Park Zoo is home to over 250 incredible and diverse animal species from around the globe. Emerald Park’s mission is to create adventure and serve the community through nature conservation.

For information on other Emerald Park attractions, visit their website here.

Opening Times 2023:


25th – 26th 10am-5pm

Saturday & Sunday 10am-6pm
Monday 3rd – Friday 7th 10am-6pm
Monday 10th – Friday 14th 10am-6pm
Monday 17th – Friday 21st Closed
Monday 24th – Friday 28th Closed

Monday 1st 9.30am-6pm
Wednesday – Friday 9.30am-5pm
Saturday & Sunday 9.30am-6pm

Monday – Friday 9.30am-5pm
Saturday & Sunday 9.30am-6pm

July & August
Open 7 days 9.30am-7pm

For most up-to-date opening times check Emerald Park website.